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File #: 18-4467    Version: 1 Name: Proclamation - February 2018 Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 1/16/2018 In control: Community Support Services
On agenda: 2/6/2018 Final action:
Title: : Proclamation - February 2018 Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month
Attachments: 1. 18-4467 Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month.pdf
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Title:

Proclamation - February 2018 Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

 

Summary

ACTION:

Adopt a joint proclamation declaring February 2018 as Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month in Mecklenburg County and City of Charlotte

 

Staff Contact:                      Stacy Lowry, Community Support Services Director

 

Presentation:                     No

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

Females between the ages of 16 - 24 experience intimate partner violence at a rate triple the national average. In order to raise community awareness about the prevalence of teen dating violence and everyone's right to a safe and healthy relationship, Mecklenburg County, in concert with the City of  Charlotte, proclaims February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. During this time all residents are urged to work toward ending the violence by empowering young people to develop healthier relationships and instituting effective intervention and prevention policies in schools, among other activities, to promote awareness.

 

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