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The Respect Institute's president and RESPECT co-author, Courtney Macavinta, offers advice about how to build your self-respect and spread respect for all!

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-275 million children worldwide witness domestic violence every year (UNICEF). -While 1 in 5 teens in a serious relationship report being hit, slapped or pushed by a partner (LoveIsRespect.org).
-Half of teens admit to bullying someone in the past year (Josephson Institute of Ethics).
-8.8 million children in the U.S. witness a crime in their home each year. (DOJ, 1997).
- 1 in 3 teens drop out of high school (EDE Research Center).
-Teen suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among young adults (Centers for Disease Control).

Does this sound like thriving to you?

Our programs are designed to empower youth, families and community members with The Respect Basics to reverse all of these negative trends and to lead us toward a better world.

The Respect Rally is a half-day summit or assembly where middle school, high school, college students or just girls learn to boost their self-respect, improve relationships and become leaders of change.

The Rally is now delivered by the new organization: The Respect Institute!


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