Who We Are
What We Do
Activating men to take action and be part of the solution
Engaging community groups in taking action to prevent violence and abuse
Promoting conversations about domestic violence and sexual assault prevention, specifically with young people
On average more than three women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the U.S.
1 in 4
Nearly one in four women in the U.S. reports experiencing violence by a current or former spouse or boyfriend at some point in her life.
Women are much more likely than men to be victimized by a current or former intimate partner.
1 in 3
Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.
It's time to end domestic violence and sexual assault in our region.
The Black Lives Matter movement has invited all of us into deeper reflection about racism and white privilege. The national conversation has largely focused on policing, but the reality is that racism and privilege are embedded in all of our systems and institutions, even those created with expressly good intentions like those that support victims of domestic and sexual violence or aim to prevent these crimes. It takes courage and commitment to look at ourselves and our organizations with the intent to learn how the poison of racism lives inside, even when we have the best of intentions to be equitable and inclusive. Futures Without …
The Black Lives Matter movement has invited all of us into deeper reflection about the impacts of racism and privilege on us, on our communities, and in our work to end domestic and sexual violence. To be effective, we need to understand and acknowledge the long history of exploitation and violence against Black and brown people, and how systems of racism and oppression continue to shape the experience of Black girls today, increasing their vulnerability to harm and providing fewer options for safety and justice. Southwest PA Says No More is proud to be a partner of Gwen’s Girls and the Black Girls Equity Alliance, …
Southwest Pa Says No More Pittsburgh teams up with the Steelers for Father’s Day Pledge to End Domestic and Sexual Violence
GM & players recite the pledge and say “No More” in Zoom-style video The Pittsburgh Steelers are taking a stand to end violence against women in a new campaign for the 6th annual Father’s Day Pledge. Each year, prominent community members lend their voices to the prevention of domestic and sexual assault in our region. Thanks to a grant awarded by the NFL Foundation, the 2020 Father’s Day Pledge campaign is being observed (virtually) with help from the Steelers. The new video opens with a startling statistic: “Steeler Nation is not just about geography. It’s about values: loyalty, perseverance, doing what is right even when …
Each year, Southwest Pa Says No More invites community members to lend their voice to the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault for the annual Father’s Day Pledge. While we cannot publicly gather as in years past, we encourage everyone to do their part. This message comes at a critical time as reports of abuse continue to rise in our region. Here are three ways to show support: Take the pledge! https://southwestpasaysnomore.org/fathers-day-pledge/ Say “NO MORE” and share why on social media with this downloadable sign. Look for an exclusive video debut on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, 2020. Also hear local leaders recite the …