Youth Dating Violence Awareness | Open 2.0

On this episode of OPEN 2.0, BronxNet’s youth hosts talk to Jeimi Burgos and Ashelly  Anderson about Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Day One’s campaign – Dating Violence IS Domestic Violence, which seeks to raise awareness about the prevalence of dating violence in relationships among young people.

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Opinion: Given Risk of Tech Abuse, Online Learning Must Include Sex Ed

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many overlapping crises, and brought long-existing societal problems to the surface, including intimate partner violence. Typical narratives around intimate partner violence focus on physical violence between adults within a home. But those of us who work with survivors know the reality of abuse is much more complicated and begins much earlier. Verbal harassment, threats to emotional safety, and financial control can overlap and also escalate to physical violence.

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Nonprofit Talk: Shutdown creates challenges for domestic violence organizations

Stephanie Nilva is the executive director of Day One, which partners with youth across New York City to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development. The nonprofit serves residents up to age 24 across all five boroughs with supportive services and preventative programs related to dating violence. 

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