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Bright Idea: A Chicago Project Gives Youth the Reins in Domestic Violence Prevention

October 15, 2010

Staff at ALSO, in Chicago, knew that dating violence had become an epidemic. So they set out to get a youth perspective on the subject.

A happy family.

Primary Sources: Childhood Abuse and Relationship Violence – A Troubling Link

October 15, 2010

For survivors of childhood abuse, injury often adds itself to injury. Young people from abusive families may be more likely than their peers to have unhealthy relationships as teens and adults.

Photograph of the new building at Synergy Services.

Right on the Money: Building and Funding a New Youth Facility

October 15, 2010

When Synergy Services, a youth- and family-serving organization in Kansas City, MO,  began planning to build their new Youth Resiliency Center four years ago, they weren’t expecting a collapse in the economy.    

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Stock Up on Green Light Bulbs for National Runaway Prevention Month

October 13, 2010

From the Empire State Building to the streets of Chicago and across the country, buildings and front porches will glow green this November as part of the National Runaway Switchboard’s Green Light Project. 

Purple ribbon for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 1, 2010

NCFY recommends a number of ways to observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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