Even though he NEVER hit her this is still a form of abuse. Please learn and know ALL signs of abuse. AdvertisementsRead More Better Days Are Coming Fight Against Domestic Violence
By contributing writer Penda James On December 6, 2011 a woman I had recently come to know took a cocktail of her own medication in an attempt to end her life. Our interaction had been sporadic but we spoke frequently; there was no indication to me that she was suicidal. Her decision greatly penetrated me; […]Read More Penda Lynn James
Last Saturday was simply amazing for No More Blows as an Organization. We held an event in honor of Teen Dating Violence Month!! We had 20 teen girls and 10 adults. This was our first event for the teens. Before we left they were ready for the next one. While planning the event I ask […]Read More “Hands Off”
Unhealthy relationship behaviors often start early and lead to a lifetime of abuse. That’s according to Choose Respect, a national initiative to help adolescents and young teens age 11-14 form healthy relationships to prevent dating abuse. Every student, parent and teacher needs to be aware of the prevalence of teen dating violence in the US. […]Read More Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.. Are You Aware?
Shynerra’s Law born of tragedy BY ROSE RUSSELL ON A Sunday morning nearly five years ago, my sister called with dreadful news: Shynerra Grant had been shot and killed the night before. The boy who shot her then killed himself. The news pierced my soul. I joined in mourning with her mother, Cheryl Rucker, other […]Read More Why Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Matters To Me