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.
5th Annual Father’s Day Pledge Ceremony will take place at U.S. Steel Tower Plaza on June 13 – largest gathering to date expected with participation by several corporations WHAT: Father’s Day Pledge Public Signing Ceremony to End Gender Violence On Thursday, June 13, prominent business, civic and community leaders, and public officials will lend their voices to the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault at the 5th annual Father’s Day Pledge Ceremony in downtown Pittsburgh. This year’s public gathering is expected to be the largest yet with groups from UPMC, Koppers, Ernst & Young LLC, PNC, KPMG, Highmark Health and several other organizations participating. …
In this video, local college students come together with Dr. Gary Cuccia to help navigate the warnings signs of dating violence. The point isn’t to discourage a romance. It’s to keep it safe. Dating violence is real. It happens every day. Sometimes the damage is physical, and sometimes it’s more subtle and psychological, but the solution is the same either way. Awareness. Thank you to the Tribune-Review for working with Southwest PA Says NO MORE and FISA Foundation.
During the week of March 3-9, we support survivors and recognize those who are working to end domestic and sexual violence in our community. This week allows us to make the commitment to help change a culture that has accepted violence for too long. Change happens everywhere. #ChangeHappensHere! MARCH 5: Nearly 50 corporate leaders gathered at Hotel Monaco for the Fifth Annual Corporate Leadership Breakfast to End Violence Against Girls and Women. Among those who presented at this meeting were Rich Fitzgerald, County Executive, Allegheny County; Bob Nutting with the Pittsburgh Pirates; Evan Rosenberg of The Pittsburgh Business Times; Kevin McMahon, president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust; David Holmberg, Highmark Blue …
Coaching Boys into Men (CBIM) is an evidence-based program that provides high school athletic coaches with the tools they need to address critical topics with their players: respectful relationships with dating partners, consent and what to do if a player witnesses harassment or sexual assault. The CBIM curriculum consists of a series of structured coach-to-athlete discussions that guide coaches using core lessons taught in athletics as the platform to start these conversations. The program empowers athletes, who are often leaders in school culture, to model healthy, respectful behaviors for their peers. In 2018, 283 coaches implemented the program with 1,832 athletes on 63 teams in …