Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation

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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March 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Hundreds of Students Attend Choose Respect Conference on Healthy Teen Dating (PHOTOS)

Over 500 students, parents and teachers came out to Richard Montgomery High School on Sunday for an event aimed at countering teen dating violence. Students from sixth grade through high school were encouraged to attend the event to learn about healthy dating techniques and ways of countering dating abuse. Attendees were encouraged to take pictures and […]

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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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