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Resources on Daily Calls to Action

Day 1 – Monday, Oct 24: It Starts With You to Learn  

 

The call to action is to learn about the realities and impact of interpersonal violence and abuse – specifically through data, statistical, narrative, and evidence-based information. 

 

 

Day 2 – Tuesday, Oct 25: It Starts With You to Know the Signs 

 

The call to action is to know the signs about the realities and challenges of interpersonal violence and abuse – specifically through training, educational resources, and listening to people with lived experiences. 

 

Sometimes it is hard to know if what you are experiencing in a relationship is healthy or not. Healthy relationships are based on equality, fairness, trust and partnership. Unhealthy relationships involve the use of various tactics to achieve power, control, and dominance.

 

 

 

Day 3 – Wednesday, Oct 26: It Starts With You to Speak Up 

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The call to action is to Speak Up when you witness violence. Bystanders and Informal/Natural Supports play a key role in preventing, discouraging, and/or intervening when an act of violence or abuse has the potential to occur. 

 

 

Day 4 – Thursday, Oct 27: It Starts With You to Act 

 

The call to action is to Act when you witness violence or abuse. It can be difficult to intervene – knowing what to say or do makes it easier.   

 

 

 

Day 5 – Friday, Oct 28: It Starts With You to be the Change 

 

The call to action is to be the Change by taking the initiative to actively contribute to safe, healthy, vibrant communities. 

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