College dating violence prevention
Surveys revealed that the red flags made a significant difference in the visibility of the campaign and its impact October 2007 full launch The Red Flag Campaign launched fully on 18 campuses in Virginia in October 2007.Host campuses received The Red Flag Campaign Campus Planning Guide, which includes ideas for integrating The Red Flag Campaign into existing campus programs, and how to supplement the impact of the campaign on their campuses.Upon receiving requests from campaign partners in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for a range of models to reflect HBCU student demographics Twenty Red Flag Campaign Partner Campuses provide written evaluations of the campaign and its components every year.
The vision behind the campaign was to create the first statewide awareness and education campaign designed specifically to address dating violence among students on Virginia’s college and university campuses.
Verizon Foundation representatives and Action Alliance staff also served as members of the Advisory Committee. Preliminary focus groups The public relations research team conducted two focus groups of college students in March, 2006 (a women’s group at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and a men’s group at Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA) to explore the nature of dating relationships on campus and to identify hallmarks of healthy relationships versus abusive ones.