WEST ORANGE, NJ - February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month, and two organizations, Start Out Fresh Invervention Advocates (SOPHIA) and Brother to Brother are sponsoring an event on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Montclair Community Services Center, Montclair, NJ, to educate parents and teens about the signs and effects of teen dating violence and abuse.
The event will be held from 6:00-7:30 pm. Montclair Community Services Center is located at 11 Pine Street in Montclair, NJ.
SOFIA and Brother to Brother will provide information, marketing materials and Give-A-Ways to help spread awareness about dating violence and abuse among adolescents and young adults. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP please contact Joe Davis (Brother To Brother) at 201-306-1518 or Cynthia Walker (SOFIA) at 973-932-0530. Free parking is available on street or in train station parking deck (near the fire station).
Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (SOFIA) is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that provides advocacy, supportive services and referrals for temporary housing to “at risk” women and children of domestic violence.
Brother To Brother is a 501(c)3 non-profit mentoring program servicing Essex County male middle and high-school aged adolescents ranging from 6th through12th grades.