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February is national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. We've launched a statewide public awareness campaign that features URI student athletes saying NO MORE to dating violence.

Below, learn about the Lip Sync Video Contest that we're hosting throughout February to engage young people in Rhode Island. Three cash prizes will be awarded, with a Grand Prize of $500!

Welcome to NO MORE RI

Welcome to NOMORERI.org, a website of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV).

This site is one way that the RICADV has embraced the national NO MORE campaign and its website NOMORE.org.

Join us in standing up and speaking out against domestic violence. Tune into this website for updates on our public awareness campaigns, which include Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) each October, Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month every February, and our Men's Campaign in June.

We also post information here about our policy priorities, our advocacy efforts and the ways you can get involved to say NO MORE and help end domestic violence in Rhode Island.

 

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Get Off the Bench!

October was national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, when we launched a new statewide public awareness campaign featuring URI student athletes speaking out against domestic violence and asking their fellow Rhode Islanders to do the same.

Now, we're extending the campaign throughout February to reach young people in Rhode Island for national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. How will you "get off the bench" in 2016? How will you say NO MORE?

 

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"Something" – Click above to watch our public service announcement featuring URI student athletes

Lip Sync Video Contest

This February, we're hosting a Lip Sync Video Contest! Choose a song with a positive, empowering message - because it’s time to say NO MORE to dating violence.

Three cash prizes will be awarded! Grand Prize $500
First Runner-Up $250 • People’s Choice $250

The person submitting the video must be 12 to 24 years old and must live in RI.

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We'll be accepting entries Monday 2/1 through Monday 2/29. Submit videos and send any questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Download the contest flyer here. For detailed judging criteria and official contest rules, visit www.ricadv.org.

Calendar of Events

  • 18 Feb
    "The Mask You Live In" Film Screening 18 Feb 2016 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Join Masculinity101 at Brown University for a free screening of "The Mask You Live In," a documentary on hypermasculinity in America. The film follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true

  • 28 Apr
    Sojourner House - 40th Anniversary Breakfast Celebration 28 Apr 2016 07:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Sojourner House celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2016! To commemorate this occasion, we will be hosing a celebration that brings together 40 years of staff, supporters, board members, and volunteers

  • 18 Feb - 28 Apr

Prevention Corner

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The primary prevention of domestic violence aims to create social change. We are working to cultivate individuals and communities that do not tolerate violence and support healthy relationships and gender equality.

To achieve this peaceful vision for the future, we must shift deeply ingrained attitudes, beliefs and behaviors that contribute to domestic violence. You can help! Together we can prevent dating and domestic violence. Know More.

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New Teen Center!

We recently launched a new website that adapts to mobile devices to make it more user-friendly.

As part of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month, we created the
Teen Center, an extension of our main site designed specifically for young people.

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Use the site to learn about abusive vs. healthy relationships, where to get help, or how to help a friend.

When you Know More, you can Do More.

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DV in RI

The six member agencies of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence provided community services to 9,733 victims of domestic violence in 2013.

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Dating Violence Info

Approximately 1 in 3 adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner.

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Children and DV

Researchers estimate that between 10%-20% of America's children have been exposed to DV & at least one third of children will be exposed at some point during their childhood.

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