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Youth

Many high school students and youth groups have expressed a desire to be involved with V-Day. V-Day is currently developing a youth campaign, but in the meantime young women and men can sign up to hold a V-Day benefit event:
performances
The Vagina Monologues
A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer
Any One Of Us: Words From Prison

screenings
Until The Violence Stops
What I Want My Words To Do To You

gatherings
Spotlight Congo Teach-In
V-Men Workshop

Learn More About Organizing a V-Day Event >

In addition, below you will find many ideas that people have done and shared with us.

Ways you can make a difference:

  • Organize a school dance where the proceeds will go to a local organization that works to end violence
  • Have an "Anti-Violence Day" at your school and invite local groups to share information and ways to help with your school
  • Have a "Shoot Hoops to End Violence" drive
  • Design and designate a Rape Free Zone in your high school
  • Start a flower selling campaign and give the proceeds to a local 501(c)3 organization that works to end violence
  • Have a Q & A Day that will create an opportunity for an open forum between girls and boys
  • Organize a 'Take Back the Night" at your high school or in your town
  • Have a 'Vagina Friendly' bake sale
  • Work with your school librarian to create a section for women authors
  • Contact your local women's shelters to ask what they most need and then have a donations drive
  • Add a great women's quote to your email signature (AND the V-Day link! www.vday.org)
  • Volunteer for 1 hour a week at a local shelter
  • Organize a "Take Your Daughter/Mother/Sister/Grandmother to Self Defense Class" group
  • Start a monthly "Movie Night In" with your friends to watch movies about women leaders
  • Organize an 'Envisioning Group' in your area to brainstorm about how your world would be different if there was no violence
  • Contact a local Worldwide or College Campaign event organizer to get involved with their event

***please work with your school's administration on any of the ideas you are interested in bringing to your school***

What is Violence Against Women?