- After School Dance Fund, which supports a domestic violence prevention education program targeting 200 underserved, diverse high school students. The students learn how to develop healthy relationships among peers and learn strategies for addressing domestic and dating violence and empower peers in the community and schools.
- House of Ruth, for its Gateway Program, which educates and engages men in efforts to prevent domestic violence, and incorporates key activities such as skill building, ongoing support for nonviolence, and collaboration with the criminal justice system to eliminate future violence against an intimate partner.
- Kennedy Foundation.Net, for educational workshops for 80 to 100 girls to include domestic violence awareness and prevention, self-esteem, image and health/wellness/safety among other topics. The goal is to have participants display a positive reaction, attitude and commitment toward the safety information that is provided to them.
- Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence, which trains more than 300 health care providers to effectively address, respond to and prevent domestic violence by identifying patients who are being abused, documenting the abuse and making referrals to local service providers. The program will provide comprehensive domestic violence training specific to health care and train health care providers.
- Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation, which implements domestic violence prevention programs and training to assist survivors and their families, and increase knowledge about how to prevent domestic violence in their communities.
Maryland Nonprofits Combat Domestic Violence Against Youth And Adults, With Funding From The Verizon Foundation
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