KBEP promotes respectful relationships by teaching relationship violence prevention.

Our Program

KBEP takes the approach that all young people need age-appropriate relationship violence prevention education to be able to build and maintain successful... read more


For Parents

Youth relationship violence, such as bullying and dating violence, is a tremendous issue with no easy solution. A key factor in helping youth prevent violence... read more


For Teachers

Our relationship violence prevention curriculum is designed for students in fourth grade through high school. Sessions include lectures, discussions... read more

About KBEP

The Katie Brown Educational Program (KBEP) was founded in 2001 in response to the brutal murder of Katherine “Katie” Brown of Barrington, RI.

Katie was only 20 years old when she was killed by the young man she had dated on and off since high school.

In order to memorialize Katie’s life and honor everyone who has been impacted by relationship violence, we at the KBEP have made it our mission to educate people about this critical issue... read more


Reach out today to learn more about the KBEP and schedule our programming!

Contact Info:
Angela Marandola
Programs Manager
amarandola@kbep.org
(508) 678-4466

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Our Instagram chats are moving to Tuesdays at 1! Join us for our next chat on Tuesday, July 21 at 1p.m. You can find us on Instagram at the_kbep.

During this chat, Angela and Crystal will be "Taking it to Twitter"!

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Check out this video on empathy from Dr. Brene Brown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HznVuCVQd10

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This is such a great example of emotional boundaries. Thanks, Mandy!

#KBEPCares

https://youtu.be/VPLJT_4fKUU

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#KBEPCares about BOUNDARIES: Emotional Boundaries
Mandy talks about Emotional Boundaries in this edition of #KBEPCares
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The Katie Brown Educational Program1 week ago

Deshaun talks about physical boundaries.

#KBEPCares

https://youtu.be/bOWeVzLqoLY

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#KBEPCares about Boundaries: Physical Boundary Activity
Join Deshaun for an activity on physical boundaries!
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The Katie Brown Educational Program2 weeks ago

Have a safe and happy 4th!

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The Katie Brown Educational Program2 weeks ago

“Survivors face compounded challenges when intimate abuse insects with structural violence”

https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/07/01/intimate-partner-violence-during-covid-19-expanding-our-understanding-of-safety/

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The Katie Brown Educational Program2 weeks ago

"You're so pretty for a black girl!"
"You're like an Oreo (black on the outside, white on the inside)!"

Learn a thing or two about white allergies, backhanded “compliments”, and more, in this episode of Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man....

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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man - Episode 2 with Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey sits down with Emmanuel Acho to have an uncomfortable conversation with a black man
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