The Date Safe Project is committed to being the nation’s leading organization for teaching how “asking first” makes all the difference in creating safer intimacy and in decreasing occurrences of sexual assault.
Choose focuses on preventing dating abuse by educating 11- 14-year-olds about healthy relationships.
PAVE empowers students, parents, and civic leaders to end sexual violence with prevention education promoting respect of oneself and each other.
Additionally, PAVE creates a safe space for survivors to thrive after trauma.
National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims.
Even if the abuse doesn’t result in a homicide, the trauma from it can affect a young victim’s development.
Dating abuse puts adolescent and young adult victims at a higher risk for substance abuse, eating disorders, risky sexual behavior and domestic violence later on in their lives. high schools lack training or guidelines for counselors in dealing with dating violence, according to a study released by Ball State University last year.
RAINN The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization.
The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund was created by her parents.