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DASH interview on WUSA Channel 9

WUSA Channel 9 interviewed DASH’s Lynne Russell in February during National Teen Dating Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. Reporter Peggy Fox asked Lynne about Siobhan’s tragic story and how DASH was created in her memory. See the entire interview at http://herndon.wusa9.com/news/news/93369-victims-mother-fights-teen-dating-violence.

Washington Examiner article mentions DASH

DASH was mentioned recently in an article from the Washington Examiner about the Yeardley Love case. The focus of the article “Huguely case spurred changes, but campus drinking remains pervasive” is on changes made at college campuses since Love’s murder. Alcohol problems among college students continue to be a problem, which can lead to the kind of dating violence that Love experienced. DASH is mentioned in a small side box titled “Dating abuse can happen anywhere” about how DASH has incorporated the Yeardley Love case in its presentations.

Survivor of teen dating abuse: Ask kids about their relationships

A young woman who was brutally attacked and shot in the face by her ex-boyfriend spoke to a San Francisco conference of health professionals about teen dating abuse. Interviewed by KGO-TV in San Francisco, Johanna Orozco has become a teen educator who advocated for laws to require dating abuse education in Ohio schools. Her message: Ask teens about their relationships. “This is something the whole community, the whole world needs to get together and do something about it and make a change,” says Orozco. See her moving interview at http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/san_francisco&id=8602122.

DASH has a new look!!

Welcome to the newly updated website of Dating Abuse Stops Here! All the facts, resources and articles are still here with new features! The site is easier to navigate. You’ll be able to add your comments and share articles with your friends. We’ll be able to update more often with breaking news and events. Thank you to our friends at Captus Communications, especially Hassan Elhassan, for their help in re-creating our vision.