Up to 87% of dating violence occurs on school grounds. A safe school environment—where students are not distracted by fear or disengaged from learning because of verbal, physical, emotional, sexual or digital abuse—is essential for student achievement and a positive school climate. Schools are a vital partner in preventing, assessing risk, and intervening in Teen Dating Abuse.
With nearly two decades of experience, What is LOVE is one of the only organizations in the country addressing dating abuse prevention utilizing restorative justice philosophy. We bring tangible direct service experience, independent evaluation and the skills and knowledge to provide high level training in dating violence policy, intervention and prevention.