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"Jane Doe Inc. keeps us grounded in the current policy developments, information, and emerging topics in domestic and sexual violence. Through their system change work and government relations, they rise our voice and share survivors’ concerns and needs. I can’t imagine leading a local agency without the support and expertise that I receive as a member of JDI. " ~ Marianne Winters - Executive Director at Safe Passage Inc.

Raising awareness with a pop of color and art: #ChalkAboutLove

 

WHEN: Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 12 noon to 1:30 pm

WHERE: Brewer Fountain adjacent to the Park St. T station exit, Boston. 

WHAT: Nationwide, February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. Jane Doe Inc. will host a local #ChalkAboutLove event, a campaign started by Break the Cycle. People will have a chance to chalk their colorful messages on the sidewalk and to learn more about how these issues impact teens, what we can all do to help prevent abuse, and how to promote healthy and safe relationships.

WHO:   Jane Doe Inc.’s Northeastern Coops are heading up this activity. Students from surrounding colleges and universities, workers on their lunch break, tourists, and anyone in the area are welcome to take part.  People can also participate remotely from their own communities, schools and workplaces by sharing images on social media with the hashtag #ChalkAboutLove.

WHY:  Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. Jane Doe Inc. strives to raise awareness about these issues and available resources as well as to advocate for policy and practices that support survivors and prevent abuse.

Juanita Barrera, JDI Communications Assistant and Northeastern Coop student, said: “Using community art to bring public attention to a hidden problem can hopefully motivate people to help make sure that fewer teenagers and young adults are affected by dating and sexual violence in the future. We want to promote what healthy relationships can be and let teens and others know that they deserve love.”

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