In the Mix
Love Shouldn't Hurt: Recognizing Dating Violence (#706)
Dating violence is a serious problem affecting 1 in every 5 girls. This program features a symposium to raise awareness and educate both sexes. Attended by nearly 300 diverse teens, it highlights a group of peer educators who perform vignettes and then answer in character to questions raised by audience members who also give advice. It opens discussion among boys and girls on this critical issue. [18 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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Series Description: IN THE MIX is the series that "manages to be both hip and responsible." The series' single-theme episodes offer solution-oriented examinations of critical issues and profiles of model programs that provide teens with information needed to make thoughtful decisions. Also highlighted are the accomplishments of young people of diverse backgrounds, providing much needed positive role models.
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