In the United States, more than 1 in 3 women and nearly 1 in 4 men have experienced sexual violence. KBEP will recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month through a host of digital events, thought-provoking articles, conversations, and artwork related to sexual violence awareness and consent.  As we discuss these difficult topics, we encourage you to…

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Educator Position  Organizational Overview: The Katie Brown Educational Program (KBEP) is dedicated to the recognition and prevention of relationship violence by teaching the skills and information needed to make healthy decisions in relationships.  KBEP has developed an innovative and interactive curriculum, taught primarily to youth in classroom-based settings throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  …

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It’s not always easy to know exactly the right thing to say when someone tells you they’ve been sexually assaulted. Chances are you know someone who is a survivor of sexual violence, but they may not have told anyone for fear of being judged or blamed. If someone discloses to you, it’s important to know…

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The Katie Brown Educational Program is excited to celebrate Black history and learn more about the experiences of Black peoples in the United States and beyond. Black History Month began as Negro History Week in 1926 when Historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History declared its celebration…

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  Teen dating violence (TDV) is defined as a pattern of abuse or threat of abuse against teenage dating partners, occurring in different forms, including verbal, emotional, physical, sexual and digital. Every year, approximately 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner. It is also known that 3 in 4 parents have never…

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  Ahhh… The new year is upon us.  As 2019 draws near, champagne will be sipped, resolutions will be made, and new leaves will be turned over. “New year, new me,” we will tell ourselves. We will resolve to eat healthier; we will promise to save more money; we will pledge to travel more; we…

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Holidays, bad weather, school, work and just life in general often become stressful and overwhelming. We get caught up in everything we need to do and quickly become exhausted and burnt out! In this mode, we often forget to take care of ourselves throughout the day. Taking care of ourselves might even seem impossible when…

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  This Cyber Monday check off items on your holiday list and support KBEP by shopping through AmazonSmile! Use this link to select the Katie Brown Educational Program as your preferred charity and Amazon will donate .5% of the price of your eligible Amazon purchases to the Katie Brown Educational Program! Supporting our program is easy! Just follow the…

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  A life-threatening medical condition. A kitten on the brink of death. The many symptoms of poverty. What do these stories have in common (and how are they related to KBEP)? This year, three members of the Katie Brown Educational Program team are sharing their reasons for giving back to the community, through the #MyGivingStory contest. Inspired…

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Domestic violence is a growing crisis spreading in households across the country. We know the many effects that domestic violence can have on survivors– from physical injury to lowered self-esteem to destroyed finances. However, domestic violence does not just affect the direct victim. Every year in the United States, 5 million children witness domestic violence.…

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