Choose Respect

May 9, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

Connecting Our Community: MCPS Choose Respect PSA Contest

On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Cheryl Kravitz with the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council and the student representative, Lilah Katz. You can watch all of the winning videos but the most important story is that these students are learning that they can choose respect, recognize a problem and […]

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March 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Choose Respect Conference Focuses on Healthy Teen Dating

One in three teens will experience some form of dating abuse, according to the Department of Education. Reducing this statistic is the focus of the tenth annual “Choose Respect Montgomery Healthy Teen Dating Conference” on April 7 at Richard Montgomery High School from 12:30 to 5 p.m. The event will feature an opening session hosted […]

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February 13, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Montgomery County Recognizes Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

The Montgomery County Board of Education and the County Council recognized February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month to help teach teenagers about abusive relationship behaviors. This recognition emphasizes the efforts made by Choose Respect Montgomery, an initiative of the county’s Domestic Violence Coordinating Council and the Family Justice Center. Teen dating abuse is any […]

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October 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Week in Review

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Guests include Elaine Apter, Ashley Inderfurth, Katy Cain, and Brandy Simms. Mooers and the panel discuss the League of Women Voters study of bail with Elaine Apter, the Choose Respect program for teens with Ashley Inderfurth, the new landscape installation in Derwood by the Rock […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hundreds of Students Attend Choose Respect Conference (VIDEO)

Hundreds of Montgomery County students attended the Choose Respect Conference at Richard Montgomery High School on April 2nd. MCPS-TV has a recap. More scenes from today's @Choose_Respect healthy teen dating conference. Opening remarks will begin shortly! #RespectyourSelfie2017 pic.twitter.com/96IZ9620VU — MCPS (@MCPS) April 2, 2017 Great to see so many of our @mocoboe members, elected officials […]

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March 18, 2016 | Michelle Queen

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Weekend Planner, March 18 – 20 (VIDEOS)

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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March 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Choose Respect Conference Set for March 20 (PHOTO)

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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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

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

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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March 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Choose Respect Conference Focus: #respectyourselfie2015

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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February 27, 2015 | Krista Brick

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. Related:

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