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It’s Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is an opportunity to honor and recognize all those who have been impacted by dating violence and all gender-based violence. This February, the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) is continuing our Start the Conversation: Engaging Men & Boys public awareness campaign with a focus on technology-facilitated abuse. All our campaigns and materials will focus on these topics, and we encourage your organizations to as well. Throughout the month, we invite you to post social media graphics with resources, wear orange on #WearOrangeDay, and join New York State in being an ally this February, and all year long!

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Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a legislative package that expands the New York State Interagency Task Force on Human Trafficking. This includes a requirement for transportation hubs across the state to display information for victims of human trafficking, providing them information on services available and $2.3 million that was awarded to contractors that provide services to survivors and victims of human trafficking across the state.

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The Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations in its programs, services, and activities. OPDV will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication so that all can meaningfully participate.

 

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In 2021, OPDV conducted the first Survivor Listening Sessions to inform the agency’s efforts to move New York State towards a truly survivor-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive domestic violence services delivery system.

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