She says she “especially likes the theatrical performances and the opportunity for students from different schools to come together to discuss this important topic.” Samantha Coyle (r), also of Randolph High School, agrees that “this is a topic that needs to be talked about more.” During the afternoon activities, students worked with their classmates and their chaperones to choose and plan two activities to implement in their schools during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in February 2017.Also, they created posters with dating abuse information, warning signs, and resources.LOCAL TEENS LEARN TO LEAD EFFORTS TO PREVENT TEEN DATING VIOLENCE (RANDOLPH, NJ) The No2Dating Abuse program of the Jersey Battered Women’s Service held its 5th Annual Teens for Healthy Relationships Leadership Conference on November 9, 2016, at Randolph High School (RHS).The conference was hosted by RHS and attended by 140 student peer and athletic leaders with 33 school staff (teachers, counselors, coaches) from 14 high schools.“Too many boys don’t know how to handle situations when they hear or see something that’s inappropriate in a relationship. September 2016 - With the full support of the JBWS Board of Directors, JBWS is undertaking its first philanthropic campaign in 15 years.Over the past five months, under the leadership of Campaign Co-Chairs Patti Lee, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Officer of Diversity, Wyndham, and Jim Gerace, Chief Communications Officer of Verizon, the $1 million campaign has realized more than $800,000 from individuals and private foundations.
Victim blaming and shaming keep the problem hidden. Invite JBWS to speak to your civic, faith based, employee or community group. Camp HOPE involves team building activities, character trait awards, and values-based programming.
“We are so pleased that Patti Lee will continue her work with JBWS through her service on our advisory board, remarks Patricia Sly of Chester and CEO of JBWS.