Phil Andrews on the Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives for the Office of the State’s Attorney, encourages teens and their parents to attend the Choose Respect Conference coming up March 8. Here’s what he had to say about it.

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Weekend Planner, March 18 - 20 (VIDEOS)

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, March 18 The fourth annual Bethesda Film Fest returns to Imagination Stage and features five short documentaries made by local filmmakers. Screenings tonight are at 7 and 9 p.m. The Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s production of Becoming Sugar Plum is tonight at 7 p.m. at […]

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Choose Respect Conference Set for March 20 (PHOTO)

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The Montgomery County Council is again showing its support of the “Choose Respect” Healthy Teen Dating program, by wearing theme bracelets to help make teens aware of the Choose Respect annual conference. This year’s conference, which will be hosted by Tommy McFly of 94.7 Fresh FM radio, will start at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March […]

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Local Teens Win Choose Respect Public Service Announcement Contest (VIDEO)

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Five Montgomery County students won prizes for their public service announcements at the sixth annual Choose Respect Conference. Dozens of students from local Montgomery County high schools produced public service announcements bringing attention to the dangers of dating abuse. Cash awards, donated by Verizon Wireless, were presented to the five winning entries at the sixth […]

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Choose Respect Conference Focus: #respectyourselfie2015

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There will be a red carpet and selfies but what organizers hope to hashtag is information about healthy teen dating. The sixth annual Choose Respect conference is scheduled for March 8 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Montgomery College Germantown Campus’ Globe Hall. This year’s focus is on healthy teen dating and social media.

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Phil Andrews on the Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

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Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives for the Office of the State’s Attorney, encourages teens and their parents to attend the Choose Respect Conference coming up March 8. Here’s what he had to say about it. Related:

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Council Recognizes Watkins Mill Team (Photo)

photo of Councilmember Phil Andrews, Daryl Leach of the Family Justice Center, Watkins Mill student adviser Sarah Bourgeous, student Sam Zahed, Tom Degonia of the Family Justice Center, student Abby Ross, Council President Craig Rice, student Max Soto, State’s Attorney John McCarthy, Debbie Feinstein of the State’s Attorney’s office and Sheriff Darren Popkin.

UPDATED: Photo caption updated to include Daryl Leach of the Family Justice Center. A group of students from Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg were honored on April 29 by the Montgomery County Council after the Public Service Announcement they produced was chosen as the winner of the annual “Choose Respect” contest that seeks to […]

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Teens Learn to 'Choose Respect' at Safe Dating Conference (Video)

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Don’t be afraid to say something was the message communicated to teens during a conference in Silver Spring, which focused on encouraging the next generation to choose respect when it comes to dating and relationships. One in three teens and young adults will experience some form of dating abuse leaders reminded parents and teens at […]

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Choose Respect Program (Video)

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The Montgomery County Sheriff’s department has been recognized by Governor Martin O’Malley for the “Choose Respect” program to prevent violent abuse in teen dating. It is estimated that one in three teens are in an unhealthy dating relationship. The program has reached more than 1,000 students in Montgomery County. Visit our PEG partner County Cable […]

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Teen Dating Program Recognized

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The “Choose Respect” Program that helps teenagers avoid abusive dating relationships, and is overseen by the Sheriff’s Office, has been selected to receive an award from the Maryland Community Crime Prevention Institute for its proactive measures. The three-year-old program has been strongly supported by the County’s Domestic Violence Coordinating Council. “Choose Respect” targets County middle […]

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