JULY -- GARDEN TOUR Guests roam the grounds of Livingston County’s best private gardens during this lush fundraising weekend. Visit city, suburban and rural gardens created with love and lots of imagination. No one expected dating violence to affect this famous couple."Deep in the middle of the woods”, said my mother, “is the place where the King of the Pumpkins lives." A young boy and his cat try and find out what - if anything - is true about his mother's stories. I am very sorry to say | That ninety lives have been taken away".To celebrate National Poetry Month this April, the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence will distribute books of poetry to middle and high schools throughout the state.Unlike many publications written for teens, these books—featuring original works on topics like sexual assault and dating violence—use a surefire approach to resonate with readers.Through researching the topic violent teen relationships, I have become more informed of this issue that has always been of some interest to me, and my hope is that it will be interesting to the public who read the articles in Domestic Violence Crime Watch.
Similar to the teen dating violence media challenges we highlighted in February, poetry contests offer a creative opportunity to engage youth in critical thinking about gender-based violence.
You can dye your hair violet or live in the trees, you can paint funny faces on each of your knees, you can bathe in a bath full of thick sticky slime, you can do what you like – as long as you’re kind.
Teen poetry workshops (ages 13-19) are designed around a variety of topics that impact today’s youth. Teens participating in the workshops will be invited to share their work in public poetry readings throughout the year.
Allan Wolf’s multi-voice novel in verse, Fifty Best Young Adult Books of All Time.
His books have twice been chosen as a North Carolina YA Book of the Year.