What Can I Do?
There are many ways to take action and get involved in your community to help prevent violence against women and children. Here are a few ways to get you started!
There are many ways to become an ambassador in your community and help prevent violence before it starts. Here are a few ideas:
- Teens: Become a That’s Not Cool Ambassador, and help educate your peers about digital dating abuse.
- Coaches: Become part of the Coaching Boys into Men program and teach your high school-aged athletes about the importance of respect and non-violence.
- Parents: Ensure that the university your child is attending (or could be attending in the future) is doing enough to prevent sexual assault on campus. Send an email to the college president now and take action.
- Health care professionals: Whether you’re a nurse, a doctor, a social worker, or advocate, we have a variety of resources to educate the community about the health impacts of domestic violence.
- College students: Educate yourself about the prevalence of sexual assault on your campus. Know your rights, and explore clubs and advocacy groups on campus to educate other students about the issue. Email your college president to ensue they’re doing enough to protect your safety.
- Educators: Visit our Start Strong toolkit to implement a school-based program that promotes healthy relationships for middle schoolers.
Help support our educational, training, and leadership programs that strive to prevent violence for everyone.
Learn more about about the FUTURES’ role in movement to end violence against women and children. Start by watching our president and founder Esta Soler’s TEDTalk!
Check out our resource database for posters, brochures, toolkits, videos, and more to promote healthy relationships and break the cycle of violence.
5. Get the Facts.
Learn more about domestic, dating, and sexual violence and its impact on families, communities, and society at large. Share the statistics below with friends and family to inform them as well!