Through Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP), we teach teens to identify signs of abuse, what a healthy relationship looks like, and how to teach other teens to do the same. We emphasize Peer-to-Peer education about teen dating violence because we want teens empowering teens. We want them to know they are not alone and can go to their peers when they are in crisis.
RAPP is in place at twenty five high schools in New York City and could be expanded ever further. Combined, RAPP teaches 30.000 students a year about healthy, communicative, non-violent relationships and directly counsels over 2,000 teens, individually and in groups. RAPP coordinators reach out to teachers, parents and community members, to teach warning signs that a teen may be violent or abused.
With your help, we can grow this groundbreaking anti-violence and anti-bullying program. Please give what you can to support a New York City free from violence and abuse.