by: Rowan McKenna In the wake of the school shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018, debates around gun violence have reached a new fervor. As mass shootings become more and more common, we as a culture are trying to understand why someone would do something like this, and how we can…

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  Ahh… Valentine’s Day. Dunkin’s donuts are shaped like hearts. M&Ms are all red and pink. Stuffed animals are singing romance tunes. Love is in the air, and it only costs $10.99.   Though Valentine’s Day is originally a Christian holiday, it has become the day for professing love to your significant other and showering them…

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#TDVAM February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. KBEP believes that the best way to prevent relationship violence is through education on the topic. We are joining the national conversation this month to educate and raise awareness by participating in Respect Week 2018. Respect Week is February 12-16 and the theme is “Hands Unite: Do…

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*The following article was shared, with permission, by Toby Simon. Ms. Simon is a board member at the Katie Brown Educational Program and Director of the Women’s Center at Bryant University. The article originally appeared here.  PROVIDENCE – Me, too. Syracuse, N.Y. The first incident I recall was when I was 15 and sitting in Dr.…

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