The Santa Barbara Public Library hosted a Parent-Teen Workshop about the show Thirteen Reasons Why on September 27th and October 4th. The show candidly discusses teen suicide, dating violence, sexual assault and bullying. It paints an accurate if disturbing picture of some aspects of teenage life. See the the parent and teen responses to,
Thank you KEYT NewsChannel 3 for your coverage of our Suicide Prevention Workshop!! http://www.keyt.com/health/health-warnings/suicide-prevention-and-awareness-discussed-during-weeknight-workshop-at-public-library/627404871
Verizon Foundation partnership a critical factor in program’s success. What is LOVE, a non-profit organization, has an evidence-based curriculum providing Santa Barbara County schools vital dating violence prevention. Santa Barbara (October 2016) What Is LOVE, is pleased to announce receiving a $25,000 grant from Verizon Foundation Hopeline Campaign. Heidi Flato,
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PRESS RELEASE! (January 2016) Verizon Foundation grants What is LOVE $10,000 Foundation partnership a critical factor in program’s success. What is LOVE, a non-profit organization, has a proven curriculum providing community schools essential dating violence prevention. What Is LOVE, is pleased to announce receiving a $10,000 grant from Verizon Foundation.
5 TIPS FOR PARENTS ABOUT TEEN DATING ONE: COMMUNICATE– Start talking to your teen well before they start dating. 72% of 7th graders report they are dating. TWO: LEAD BY EXAMPLE– Teen’s primary influence about dating is what they learn at home. THREE: PAY ATTENTION– The second biggest dating influence
KCRW highlights the work of What is Love school programs in the article “Confronting sexual abuse, in high school”
Hear the full audio interview with What is Love Founder Christy Haynes below and also read the full article on KCRW’s website: http://blogs.kcrw.com/whichwayla/2015/06/confronting-sexual-abuse-in-high-school
FREE PARENT & TEEN WORKSHOP: Thursday, April 23 at 6PM, Faulkner Gallery, Central Library, 40 East Anapamu.
Is Your Teen Dating Without Danger? Did you know that 2 out of 3 teens will experience dating abuse? What is LOVE offers a FREE Parent Workshop helping parents to identify red flags of abusive dating, practice conversation starters, and connect to school and community resources. Unfortunately, 75% of parents
February is National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Awareness Month SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – In honor of National Teen Dating Violence Prevention Awareness Month, teens have been taught about love. Christy Haynes has been teaching students at area high schools during a program called “What Is Love.” A six-week workshop
YOU’RE INVITED! Launching the I STAND FOR HEALHTY LOVE CAMPAIGN Monday, February 23rdat 5:30pm Downtown Central Library Faulkner Gallery 40 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA LOVE SHOULDN’T HURT This is the message administrators and faculty at Santa Barbara Unified School District are sharing with teens as What is
Have you or anyone you know ever been in a relationship of any sort which was affected by someone’s negative or unhealthy body image? If you have, then you know how much of a downer it is and how it can affect every aspect of that person’s daily life.
Mayor Helene Schneider, Assemblymember Das Williams, and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson recognize What is Love
The WIL Program is proudly supported by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson: “I commend the “What is Love” organization for holding this event in our community to bring awareness to the very important issue of teen dating violence. When nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a
3000 TEENS STARTED A CONVERSATION THIS MONTH: “WHAT IS HEALTHY LOVE? HOW DOES DATING ABUSE IMPACT SCHOOL SUCCESS? HOW DO I CONNECT TO RESOURCES?”
Youth Leaders from each Santa Barbara High School were invited to apply for the Peer Educator/Leadership training. Teens care deeply about their friends and their relationships and they hold the key in promoting healthy relationships, bringing awareness to abusive relationship behaviors, and creating social change. Christy Haynes M.A. Psy, selected
JAMES S. BOWER FOUNDATION INVESTS $70,000 in What is LOVE TO SUPPORT SANTA BARBARA YOUTH IN IDENTIFYING ABUSIVE LOVE AND BUILDING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP SKILLS.
What is LOVE will provide Santa Barbara area youth more resources to help identify abusive love and build healthy relationship skills this fall. What is LOVE is using a grant from the James S. Bower Foundation to expand the reach of its dating violence prevention and awareness program. One
NEW RESEARCH REVEALS MORE THAN 60 PERCENT OF TEENS REPORTED BEING VICTIMS AND PERPETRATORS OF DATING ABUSE.
NEW YORK, October 2014: From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America’s adolescents, according to a new federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators. Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice, the
DR. CASH LEADS EFFORT TO SECURE SANTA BARBARA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CONTRACT WITH What is LOVE TO PROVIDE DATING ABUSE PROGRAMMING UTILIZING RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRINCIPLES TO ALL HIGH SCHOOLS.
Santa Barbara, CA September 22, 2014: School principals, counselors, parents and teens have resoundingly expressed an immediate need for continued and expanded in-school dating violence prevention programs. Dr. Cash, Superintendent of Santa Barbara Unified School District, lead an effort to secure a contract with What is LOVE to provide