If you could write a letter to your past self, perhaps as a forewarning of relationships to come, what would you say?
VOX ATL went to the Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Teen Summit, where teens crafted vision boards inspired by dialogue about self love, performed pieces of songs and poetry, and practiced communication around boundaries.
People do not truly understand the problem of domestic violence and do not take it as seriously as it should be. Our goal is for PADV’s Teen Summit to be an eye-opening experience.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Partnership Against Domestic Violence is an organization based in Atlanta that educates young people about healthy relationships. They held a summit in March for Atlanta’s youth to talk about dating violence. I got to chat with some teenage boys — who happen to be black – about what they learned and hope to learn. Click […]
Gaslighting is one of the most disregarded yet common forms of verbal abuse. And because it is so common, people can find themselves using gaslighting phrases — fueling the flames of abuse in relationships — without knowing it.
Knowing what abuse can look like — in its different forms — could help reduce the frequency of dating violence and other forms of unhealthy relationships among teens. Check it out.