Category Archives: Blog Posts & News

You Matter

by Jasmine Torres, Educator at the Katie Brown Educational Program In the midst of a confusing and difficult world, take a moment to remember that you are important: You Matter. This phrase is so simple yet we do not hear it or say it nearly enough. Through the various, seemingly never ending struggles and challenges… Continue Reading

An In-Depth Analysis of the Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian Saga

by Nwando Ofokansi, Education Programs Coordinator at the Katie Brown Educational Program In the words of Fraulein Maria, “Let’s start from the very beginning—a very good place to start.” Rob Kardashian’s first public celebrity relationship was with singer Adrienne Bailon back in 2007. They dated for two years, with their relationship documented on reality TV… Continue Reading

KBEP Education Staff to Participate in National Conference on Health & Domestic Violence

By: Crystal Stone The Katie Brown Educational Program has been chosen by the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence to present at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence (NCHDV). The conference will be held in San Francisco, CA from September 26-28, 2017. The National Conference of Health and Domestic Violence affords industry… Continue Reading

15th Annual Golf Tournament is a Success!

    The staff and board of directors at the Katie Brown Educational Program extend our sincerest thanks to those who participated in the 15th Annual Golf Tournament, held on May 1, 2017 at the Fall River County Club.   The Katie Brown Educational Program is an evidence based relationship violence prevention program taught to… Continue Reading

We Believe You.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.Have you heard of the #StartByBelieving campaign? It is a public awareness campaign, created by End Violence Against Women International, that is shedding light on how we respond to sexual assault disclosures. It is dedicated to ending the cycle of silence and helping victims of sexual violence heal. There are… Continue Reading

KBEP Partners with District Attorney to Deliver Prom Promise to Taunton High School Juniors and Seniors

  Fall River, MA- On Thursday, March 30, 2017 junior and senior students at Taunton High School participated in the Katie Brown Educational Program’s Prom Promise Pledge during a morning assembly. Prom Promise is a joint effort with the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office to promote and encourage students to participate in respectful dating relationships… Continue Reading

Professional Development with KBEP

In February, the Katie Brown Educational Program had the opportunity to present two professional development workshops to community leaders and sexual assault advocates. On Tuesday February 21st, we presented a webinar called Sexual Violence in Black Communities. The webinar was hosted through the West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services. Over 100 participants joined… Continue Reading

A Starry Night with KBEP

February marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. In commemoration of this month, the Katie Brown Educational Program organized a paint night fundraiser on Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at St. Anne’s Fraternity. Led by Eileen Riley of Divinely Inspired Art, participants created their very own renditions of Van Gogh’s famed The Starry Night. Attendees participated in… Continue Reading