Thursday, February 22, 2018

Students are at school 6+ hours a day, 5 days a week, approximately 180 days a year. This is the same amount of time they see their teachers, school faculty and staff, which puts educators in a position to become first responders to teen dating violence. How an educator responds to teen dating violence can make a big impact on how a victim heals and recovers, and it is critical to respond in supportive and empowering ways.

View this fact sheet to learn more:      
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Title IX has allowed more equal opportunity on campuses for employment, education, and athletic participation. 

Learn more about Title IX here: Get the PDF here.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

While Title IX requires schools to provide a campus environment that promotes safety and equal opportunity for education and employment, the Clery Act is just as important. The Clery Act requires schools to publish an Annual Security Report,  disclose crime statistics for incidents that occur on campus, in unobstructed public areas immediately adjacent to or running through the campus and at certain non-campus facilities; issue timely warnings about Clery Act crimes which pose a serious or ongoing threat to students and employees; and devise an emergency response, notification, and testing policy. 

Read more about the Clery Act and how schools must comply with the Clery Act: 

Women who are HIV-positive experience intimate partner violence at a significantly higher rate than the general population. There have been studies that link the connection between intimate partner violence and contracting HIV or STIs. 

Review the studies that have found correlations between intimate partner violence and HIV / AIDs and other STIs here: 

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Thursday, February 08, 2018

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! 
Dating violence starts early, and it affects all aspects of a teen's life, including health. In order to prevent teen dating violence, we must understand dating violence and promote healthy relationships. Learn more here:
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Friday, February 02, 2018

Hafa Adai!
We are pleased to provide you with the February issue of our kNOw MORE Newsletter!
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