Domestic violence has been a huge topic in the media over the past year.
We’ve seen how certain high-profile football players’ lives have been examined because of the abuse of their wives and partners.
The message must be clear that treating people in abusive ways will not be accepted, and policies must enforce this message to keep students safe.
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and we are inviting De Kalb County high school seniors and juniors to put together the best 1-minute video promoting healthy teen dating practices that prevent dating violence and highlight positive characteristics such as honesty, compromise, good communication, individuality, understanding and problem solving.
“It’s quite another when the good example is being set by their peers.