Day One partners with youth to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development.
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The goal of the conference is to generate shared knowledge among youth and youth-serving professionals on the best strategies for engaging young people in the movement to end intimate partner violence (IPV). The conference will achieve this by prioritizing the voices and the experiences of youth by including young people as planners, presenters, and participants in the conference.
Day One made me feel confident and safe. I learned that other people had gone through this too and that I wasn’t alone.
Ana, ClientDay One sheds light on an issue that people know so little about, but are so quick to judge. It’s not uncommon for teachers to want to turn a blind eye to these issues—not realizing by doing that, they further isolate the survivor.
Deborah Walters, Health Education TeacherBy working with Day One I gained the courage to share my story and realized I can see what happened in my life without the stigma of being a victim.
Partnership with Day One is absolutely vital.
Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator, New YorkDay One has spent over a decade providing safe harbor for young people in crisis and offering the training and prevention workshops both kids and adults need to put an end to the violence.
Katie Couric, Global Anchor, Yahoo NewsDay One was the first group that allowed me to open up and tell my sister’s story. They do great work.
Tamron Hall, Co-Host, NBC Today Show
Day One’s intervention in and prevention of teen dating violence is critical to NYC’s youth. The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is proud to collaborate with Day One on organizing youth focused coalitions to address sexual assault and IPV.
Mary Haviland, Executive Director, New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault