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2020 Vision: Believe & Act

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Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) is proud to announce our 11th annual Teen Summit, but this year, with a virtual twist! On average, youth begin dating as early as 13, so it's important that young people know what is a "healthy" relationship, and what isn't. Teen Summit is PADV's premier conference-style opportunity for young people and adults to learn how to become effective community allies for survivors of dating violence, as well as collaborate to end dating violence in their communities. 
 
The 2020 Virtual Teen Summit, “2020 Vision: Believe and Act”, will explore what it means to believe in change and act to end dating violence within communities. The event will be filled with workshops, panels and discussions that will:
• Equip teens with the tools to recognize and overcome unhealthy gender norms and expectations that lead to toxic relationships and dating violence.
• Show teens how to develop healthy relationships themselves and learn how to become positive role models in their communities. 
• Inspire teens to transform their community into one that is equal and safe, regardless of their gender.
 
For more information on PADV or the 2020 Teen Summit, visit www.PADV.org
 
Georgia has the third highest rate of physical abuse in high school dating relationships in the U.S. and 68% of teens do not confide in their parents about the abuse.

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Schedule

· Stage
Keynote Address
Opening remarks, and then our fabulous Keynote Speaker Anne-Marie Brown from the Center for Child Counseling will deliver her address.
· Sessions
"Believe" Workshops
Believe in: ending digital abuse, cultural nuances, love languages, and healthy communication
· Sessions
"Act" Workshops
Act to: expand and highlight intersections, organize in your community, and recruit men as allies
· Sessions
Closing Session: Ms. Vee Speaklife
We are joined once again by Ms. Vee Speaklife from Shifted Masterpiece on resiliency, advocacy, and relationships

The event is over

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Partnership Against Domestic Violence

The mission of PADV is to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empower its survivors; our vision is a community free of domestic violence.

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