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MARCH 29, 2020 1PM - 4PM


Join us to celebrate healthy relationships and raise awareness about dating violence. 
One in three teens in the U.S. is a victim of  physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse.
Help us make Montgomery County a place where love doesn't hurt.
(Pre-registration is optional. You can register onsite.)

This free festival is geared towards all Middle & High School Students (grades 6 - 12),
Parents, Educators & Youth Serving Providers

Check back here later for a schedule of events.

  • Emceed by Alex from the MoCo Show /  MoCo Snow

  • Students can earn SSL hours by completing the 8 activity booths addressing dating violence, bystander Intervention, how to talk to your parents, technological abuse, financial abuse, stalking, consent, and self care

  • Performances by Karousel, Paint Branch High School Eclectic Step Team and The Academy of the Holy Cross Adrenaline dance team

  • Free Food (popcorn, cotton candy, soft pretzels, funnel fries)

  • Raffle prizes

  • 15 minute yoga and self defense demos

  • Storytime for younger children on  empowerment and self-esteem with crafts

  • Community Resource Fair

    The winners of the Choose Respect Video Contest
    will be announced!



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⇒  Learn more about dating violence. (  En Español)
Choose Respect Montgomery is an initiative of the  Montgomery County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
Our mission is to promote respect in dating relationships and to raise community awareness about the prevalence of teen dating violence.
Choose Respect Montgomery has 2 other initiatives to raise awareness and educate the community:

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