Last month, Journey to Safety marked the program’s tenth anniversary with an inspiring evening at Congregation Shaarei Tefillah in Newton. Our featured speaker Marissa Miley, author of the New York Times bestselling book Restless Virgins, powerfully addressed the issue of dating violence, referencing the recent homicide of a University of Virginia lacrosse player at the hands of her ex-boyfriend. Ms. Miley called on adults to make it a priority to talk to kids about healthy relationships and dating violence, emphasizing the need to give kids tools, resources, and support around this issue.
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