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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

In Memory of Karlie Hall

From red flags placed alongside the library to a “Wear Orange” day – Millersville University will hold a variety of events during February which is “Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.”  The entire month is in memory of Karlie Hall, the Millersville freshman who died February 8, 2015 in her residence hall on campus. Her boyfriend is in jail facing murder charges in that case.

Red flags were placed on campus this week as part of the red flag campaign, and will remain up through Feb. 23.  Other events this month include:

  • Thursday, February 4, peer education program, South Side Suites Great Room, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 9, “Wear Orange for Teen Dating Violence Month.”  Post pictures to social media using hashtag #MUGoesOrange.  If we spot you wearing orange you may win a prize!
  • Tuesday, February 9, speaker from Domestic Violence Services “DATING/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE THROUGH A PERSONAL LIFE STORY” 7 p.m. in SMC, Rm 18.
  • Wednesday, February 10, peer educator photo booth, SMC Juice Bar, 5:15 p.m. -6:15 p.m.
  • Monday, February 15, An awareness table will be set up at the women’s and men’s basketball games in Pucillo from 5-8:30 p.m.   The players will be wearing orange shirts during warm ups.
  • Friday, February 19, “That’s Not Love” table, SMC Juice Bar, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 23, One Love Foundation’s Escalation Program led by MU peer educators,   SMC 18, 4:30 p.m.

For more information about the Center for Health Education and Promotion and Karlie’s Angels, please visit http://www.millersville.edu/chep/.

For more information about The Red Flag Campaign, please visit http://www.theredflagcampaign.org/welcome.

One reply on “Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month”

It is wonderful to see the campus being aware of sexual violence. This movement will make differences in lives in the long run. Continue to be vigilant and listen when someone wants to talk about a situation that has happened to them. May all victims have a place to go and heal.

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