VOX joined Partnership Against Domestic Violence Teen Summit to give teens a chance to speak up about what matters to them about dating, dating violence and healthy relationships. Through participating in VOX workshops and speak out stations, teens shared their experiences and voices around this year’s Summit theme “Voices and Choices.” VOX’s Atlanta Teen Voices Teen Editor Christian Stallworth co-facilitated two […]
Real teens share their opinions on dating violence, healthy relationship, and the relationship between gender and dating, in regards to the treatment of dating partners. The Center for Black Women’s Wellness is an organization dedicated to aid black women, as well as men in Atlanta, by providing resources and services regarding health. The CBWW also […]
Partnership Against Domestic Violence hosts an annual Teen Summit — and VOX was there to give teens a chance to speak up about what matters to them about dating, dating violence and healthy relationships. So many teens created writing and art. We’re proud to share those voices on VOX. By Elyse Daniels, 17, Parkview […]
Atlanta-area teens who attended the Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Teen Summit wrote and created art about love, dating and healthy relationships. VOX was there to bring the mic (and writing and art supplies…) By Isis, 15, MHS I am strong I am bold This was something I was told. Closed mouths don’t get fed. So speak your […]
Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Georgia ranks 3rd in the nation for the highest numbers of teen-reported cases of physical abuse in a relationship, VOX spent the spring semester covering dating violence. We wanted to share stories, like types of abuse, and resources for help — and also give voice to teens around […]
Atlanta-area teens who attended the Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Teen Summit spoke up about love, dating and healthy relationships. For more teens’ voices about dating violence and relationships, check out VOX Investigates coverage of this topic. By Alexandria Fields Beasley, 16, Hampton High School Some days go by so fast We all know they never last […]
Kalenza Robinson, 17, wrote this poem about the stigmas surrounding teen dating and overcoming them. Kalenza is a member of the L.O.F.T.Y. Crew at the Center for Black Women’s Wellness.
VOX brought the mic (and pens and art supplies) to the 2016 PADV Teen Summit, giving teens a chance to speak up about dating violence and healthy relationships. Here are some of their voices.
According to loveisrespect.org, one in three teens have experienced relationship or dating violence. I interviewed Emory University’s Sexual Assault Peer Advocates (SAPA) to gain insight on what safety in a relationship is.
A lot of parents believe that if their teens were in an abusive relationship they would be comfortable telling them, but is that really the case? Jason, from VOX Investigates, explores the parents’ perspectives around teens, dating and dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, 81 percent of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue, or admit they don’t know it’s an issue, even though almost “1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.”