Voices for Healthy Relationships: Teens Speak Out

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, General, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates

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’ Opinions on Dating and Relationships

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

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 […]

Voices Against Dating Violence: Teens Speak Up

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

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 […]

Relationships & Dating Violence — More Teens’ Voices

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Poetry, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

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 […]

Westlake High Students Speak Up

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

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 Teens Speak Out: Dating, Relationships & Love

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence

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 […]

Hey, Mom and Dad… Parents’ perspectives on teens, dating and dating violence

  |  Topic: Family, Parents, Relationships, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates

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.”