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NYC Healthy Relationship Training Academy

NYC Healthy Relationship Training Academy

The NYC Healthy Relationship Training Academy ("the Academy") is a prevention/education program that centers young people in their mission to end domestic and gender based violence. Community Educators provide free interactive, intersectional, and discussion-based workshops to young people ages 11-24. Workshop topics include teen dating violence, healthy relationships, and consent. The Academy also delivers skills-based workshops and trainings to parents and professionals working with young people on how to discuss relationships, spot warning signs of intimate partner violence, and be a resource and ally to young people.

The Academy also works with specialized audiences and youth groups, such as:

  • the Youth Leadership Council, a group of diverse NYC youth that promote civic engagement and leadership development, while building awareness about teen dating violence and healthy relationships.

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Our Introductory Video Series

As many do, we look forward to heading out to a classroom for in-person discussions. Until it is safe for us all to return to business as usual, we are excited to connect and support New York City youth in new ways. Here is our new video series to introduce teen dating violence and healthy relationships. It is especially designed to present warning signs of dating violence and share important resources available to youth in middle school and high school in New York City. You can access our video playlist on ENDGBV's YouTube channel, and use this lesson plan for educators and the assignment for students.

The ABCs of Healthy Relationships

ENDGBV, NYC Department of Education, the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, youth dating violence prevention organization Day One, and the Chazen Foundation have created "The ABCs of Healthy Relationships," interactive web-based toolkits designed to help elementary school students develop healthy relationships with their friends and classmates as building blocks for healthier relationships throughout their lives. Using vibrant and relatable illustrations, the toolkits support the development of healthy relationship foundations such as respect, consent, boundaries, body autonomy, safety, and trust.

Grades K-2 ABCs of Healthy Relationships Toolkit
Grades 3-5 ABCs of Healthy Relationships Toolkit 
ABCs of Healthy Relationships Parent Guide 
ABCs of Healthy Relationships Educator Guide

Contact the Academy

If you have any questions about our videos or would like to connect with us at the Academy, please contact us.