House Bill 19, "The Tina Croucher Act" is named in honor of Tina Croucher who was 18 years old when she was murdered by her boyfriend. HB 19 mandates that all schools in the state of Ohio address dating violence prevention through education and policy.
The Tina Project™ is a collaboration of Ohio organizations working together to assist schools and communities as they respond to the requirements of HB 19.The Tina Project has launched a free educational webcast on Teen Dating Violence and Warning Signs for educators and school personnel. View the webcast here. Please note you must sign in or create a log in to view the webcast.
Schedule a Speaker
DVCAC provides education surrounding the issues of dating violence and healthy relationships to students. If you would like to schedule a speaker, please contact Carrie Joseph at 216-229-2420 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we would love to accommodate every request, please understand that we have limited availability and resources to do so.
Get Involved During February
February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. There are many things that you can do throughout the month to raise awareness of dating violence as well as educate students.
- Distribute a non-violence pledge
- Host a speaker
- Display and distribute dating violence information and resources
- Include dating violence information in the Homeroom announcements. Here is sample of messaging that you could use.
- View a full list of ways you can be involved here.
You can help stop domestic violence and child abuse.