It’s Fall! Which, for Kentucky’s regional rape crisis centers (RCCs), means back to school-based prevention programming season! All across the Commonwealth, highly trained prevention educators employed at our RCCs are working with their local middle and high schools to implement programming designed to keep Kentucky’s kids safe. These educators teach lessons on personal boundaries, intervening in harmful situations, promoting positive social norms, and so much more.
Our prevention educators do amazing work for their communities. In the 2022-2023 school year, Kentucky’s prevention educators facilitated over 350 trainings with 9,275 middle and high school students. Since 2018, more than 42,350 students have received prevention programming – that is 12% of Kentucky’s total middle and high school populationi.
It is our goal to have prevention programming in every middle and high school in our state because we believe every Kentucky kid deserves to grow up free from violence. To learn more about KASAP’s prevention work and how you can help, visit: kasap.org/prevention/