The binge-worthy Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why has been a source of controversy since it began streaming in March. Depicting the story of a high school student that kills herself and leaves behind cassette tapes she recorded identifying the people in her life she blames for her suicide, the show continues to receive its share of … Continue reading Recognizing Realities in Streaming Fiction
When looking at abusive marriages, a common assumption is that as long the children are not victims of the violence, they are not affected by the abuse. We at JCADA know that this is absolutely and unfortunately not the case. Many victims of abuse themselves do not understand the impact the violence in their homes … Continue reading The Effects of Witness Domestic Violence on Children
There’s a lot of discussion about what high school teaches you…and what we wish it would’ve taught us. Things like taxes, how to budget, and how to fix a flat tire are among the most talked about. But what about what it means to be in a healthy relationship? It’s Not Love® is a program … Continue reading It’s Not Love®
Middle school was a tough time for most of us. The explosion of the social media and the increase in our ‘connectedness’ to each other every moment of every day has only made this already confusing time tougher. Even with more focus on health & wellness in the curriculum, books and lessons on healthy relationships … Continue reading #healthyfriendships
Who doesn’t want to become a better ally? In the era of #MeToo, learning how to address issues of power-based violence in the workplace, in congregations, in our community organizations, and in our homes is more important than ever. Last year alone, the EEOC received over 13,000 complaints. But how does one create the open … Continue reading Building Better Allies (BBA)
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