Did Your State Make the Grade?

Find out if your state protects teen victims of dating abuse. Visit our 2010 State Law Report Cards and learn about what your state can do to protect teen victims of dating abuse.

If your state did well in protecting teen victims, send this thank you note to your elected official thanking them for their leadership and inviting them to do more

If your state did poorly, send this letter of action to your elected official expressing your concerns about your state’s laws and how they should be addressed.

Make Schools Safer

Demand schools take action against abuse. Send this letter to a principal.

Protect Young Victims

Every young person has the right to safe and healthy relationships. Send this letter to your legislator to encourage mandated violence prevention in schools and increased access to legal protection for minors.

Lobby Days

Break the Cycle will notify HOPE members of lobbying opportunities taking place in their communities.

Raise Awareness

Host a Valentine’s Anytime Party. You can raise awareness about dating violence by hosting an event that promotes healthy relationships.

Become a web-activist by sharing HOPE online. Post your reasons for taking action, photos or videos of you making a difference, or just your thoughts about the importance of promoting healthy relationships. Here are some tips to get you started.