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Lisa Chilton is the Director of Legal Advocacy for the Violence Prevention Center and co-founder of Fierce Redemption (as well as my better half). Her work includes domestic violence prevention, primarily in the form of legal advocacy services. She also trains social service providers and law enforcement, and professionals on the cycle of violence, domestic violence response. She is bilingual in Spanish.
The words domestic violence are usually assoiciated with an adult woman being abused by an adult male. One in four women will be affected by some form of domestic violence, in their lifetime. Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. http://www.ncadv.org/need-support/what-is-domestic-violence.
With awareness growing, studies have been geared to teen domestic violence. The statistics are alarming. http://www.loveisrespect.org/resources/dating-violence-statistics/ Over 1.5 million high school students will experience some form of physical abuse, this year. 43% of college dating women have reported some form of abuse. These numbers only include the reported number of cases. Statistically, only 33% of those vicitims every told anyone about the abuse. Parents that were surveyed don't believe that teen domestic violence is an issue (81%). The shocking part, only 58% of parents could identify the signs of an abusive relationship.
Organizations can spread awareness, but education is needed for our teens. As of July 2014, only 22 states had some form of legislation; in place, that addresses education for teen dating violence. http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/teen-dating-violence.aspx
Spreading awareness is a step in the right direction, but without educational programs we could see these statistics continue to grow.
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Guest Speaker Sharon Bayus with Innovative Alternatives, Inc.
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Guest Speaker Robert Lewis Robinson II with ItTakes a VillageY'all and It Takes a Village Y'all to Find our Missing
Domestic Violence is a violent or aggressive behavior within or outside of the home, typically involving the violent abuse of a spouse or partner.
"Police, social services, and voluntary agencies are working together to tackle domestic violence"
Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury and death to women between 15 - 44 in the US, more than accidents, muggings, and rape combined. One women is beaten by her husband, or partner every 15 seconds in the US. How can we put a stop to domestic violence in America, who should we turn too?
Battering occurs among people from all races, ages, social economic classes, religious affiliations, occupations, and educational backgrounds.
Youth violence is a public health issue impacting individual youth as well as entire communities. Homicide is the third leading cause of death for young people in our country. In response, some communities are working to reduce the incidents of youth violence and help kids reach their economic, educational, and vocational potential. There are several national projects that are assisting communities examine and address youth violence including, the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention and the Urban Network to Increase Thriving Youth (UNITY). On this episode of Spotlight on Youth, guests will discuss the goals and outcomes of youth violence prevention, the collaboration, strategic planning, and evidence-based programs used to support prevention planning, and provide guidance to other communities interested in integration of violence prevention into public health efforts.
Sasha Cotton, Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator, City of Minneapolis
Rachel A. Davis, Managing Director, Prevention Institute and UNITY Project Director
Chris Gunther, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, New Orleans Health Department
Columbine. Virginia Tech. Aurora Theater. Sadly, the list goes on. God has not given us a spirit of fear so how do we cope with the violence in our world today? Dr. Peg shares insights and practical strategies for recognizing and responding to signs of potential violence on campus, in the workplace, and in public places.
In observance of Youth Violence Prevention Week, teen hosts Yanira, Kaitlyn, and Salwa discuss the causes of violence among young people and what communities can do to eliminate the problem. Our guest is Tiffany Brec, educator and outreach coordinator from Vera House.
Fore more information on National Youth Violence Prevention Week, which is observed April 7-11 in 2014, visit the National SAVE website.
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Tonight we willl be discussing the violence that is going on in America? Over 100 people killed in Chicago in the last two weekends, what do we do about the violence in a state that has some of the more strick gun laws in the nation? There has been another school shooting at least 13 dead what is going on? What is going on with all this violence and what as a people do we do to stop it? If we are not worrying about the cops we have to worry about our own, how do we fix this growing problem when people refuse to see it or even acknowledge it? Tune in tonight from 7pm to 9pm and call in at 347-308-8813 to join in the conversation, this is going to be a good one yall are not going to want to miss it.
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