Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Dating Violence Resources

Do you have a teen (or tween, or college-age) daughter? Do you know young women? Here's some great resources for them:

Lindsay Ann Burke was murdered by her boyfriend. Her family began a memorial fund, and their website is awesome in the resources it contains for young women and their families. Visit them at today.

Ann Burke (Lindsay's mom) has become a tireless advocate for young women and against abusive relationships. She's helped form a national coalition (sponsored in part by Liz Claiborne Inc. and Redbook Magazine) to advocate for all middle and high schools to teach a curriculum about preventing dating relationship violence and abuse. Read their press release at

Are there teen girls in your life? Please don't wait until someone you care about is killed. What can you do to create a safe environment in case one of them needs help?

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