SafePlace's Expect Respect® Program engages youth, parents, schools and communities in building healthy teen relationships and preventing dating abuse.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month 2015

Kick Off Event  (FREE)

February 9, 2015  6:15 - 7:45 pm

The Boyd Vance Theatre at the George Washington Carver Museum, 
1165 Angelina Street, Austin, TX 78702

Performances by teen artists: Shasparay Lighteard • Mendez Middle School Dance Team • ZACH Theatre’s Pre-Professional Company • #TeamReRoute featuring Quty Boy A and SierraShante • Changing Lives Youth Theatre Ensemble

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Mary Byron Project Calls for Action: Changing the Culture of Teen Dating Violence

October 13, 2014

Empowering young people with the tools to decipher healthy relationships from abusive ones is imperative in order to quell the epidemic of teen dating violence. 2009 Celebrating Solutions Winner, Expect Respect,  pioneered legislation, training, counseling and education for students and parents.

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Barri Rosenbluth Receives Professional Service Award

June 26, 2014

The Austin Child Guidance Center is proud to announce this year's winners of the 3rd Annual Phyllis Richards Austin Icon for Children Award. The agency is awarding two distinguished recipients, in the categories of Community Activist and Community Service Professional.  

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