The UMBC Relationship Violence Prevention Advocates program, sponsored by a Verizon Foundation Grant, is a comprehensive program designed to educate the UMBC Community on specific realtionship violence prevention information.

The program includes

  • a dating/relationship/intimate partner violence prevention communication campaign
  • enhanced online relationship violence prevention resources specific on UMBC community websites
  • relationship violence prevention advocates training

UMBC Relationship Violence Prevention Advocates are UMBC community members who:

  • are able to provide relationship/dating/intimate partner violence prevention information to their community networks
  • observe the UMBC community and take notice of and report community issues to relationship violence advocate trainers
  • encourage bystander intervention techniques within UMBC community network and individuals
  • make appropriate referrals
  • provide helpful resource information to UMBC community network and individuals
  • support speak and poster series and other campus initiatives to prevent violence

For more information please contact Kim Leisey at 410.455.2393

Advocates Application Spring 2015