Talk with your teens, ask the tough questions, and pay attention to what they’re doing.These are our children and our future and they deserve a life without violence.Children are our Nations most precious resource, but as children, they often lack the skills to protect themselves.It is our responsibility, as parents and teachers, to safeguard children and to teach them the skills to be safe.On February 14th (Valentines Day) there is a campaign that is a part of Teen Domestic Violence Awareness Month called #Orange4Love.It is a movement to promote healthy relationships for all young people.Valentines Day seems like a hard day to consider intimate partner violence but it is actually the best day because true love is kind, respectful, and never abusive.
Protecting your accounts, devices and personal information, being savvy about what you post on social media and knowing how to own your online presence can help you put your best foot forward.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and AWP will be part of events and movements to help bring awareness to what the youth of this country .
With the help of our Young Adult Advisory Board (YAAB) we will be working to help adults speak to teens about the relationships in their life, help teens learn the proper ways to handle abuse in relationships, and what is and isn't healthy in relationships.
AARP Foundation sponsored a just-released report by The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University called “Housing America’s Older Adults — Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population.” The report highlights the many challenges the nation faces in providing affordable and adequate housing to an aging demographic whose numbers are increasing year by year.
Habitat is currently working to transform the 1,500-resident Southwood Mobile Home Park into a mixed-use, mixed-income community – this is the first development of this scale in our nation that is being executed with a commitment to non-displacement of residents.