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An abuser can discover your Internet and computer activities.We are glad you have discovered our site and we hope it will provide you with useful information and resources. We want to caution you that communication over the Internet is not confidential. The information you look at, the emails you send and receive and any work that you do on the computer can be traced. The safest way to find information on the Internet is to use a safer computer at your local library, trusted friend’s home, work or internet cafe. If you are in danger, please use a safer computer, call your local hotline, and/or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE.

The Courage to Care

After a summer hiatus, the Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable will kick off its 16th year on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at 3 PM in the Community Meeting Room of the Wayland Public Safety Building located at 38 Cochituate Road in Wayland.

Lori Hodin, Safe School Coordinator and psychology teacher at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School will be the featured speaker. She will discuss the Courage to Care Program, developed by the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension with assistance from the NIFA Rural Health Initiative. This program is an evidence-based extension program to combat bullying and peer victimization by teaching compassion, kindness and empathy.

Lori will also discuss the impact that the Courage to Care Program has had on Lincoln-Sudbury High School. In March of 2015, Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School hosted its second annual Courage to Care Healthy Relationship Summit. The Lincoln-Sudbury Mentors in Violence Prevention team hosted 13 local schools and 200 students from all over Massachusetts who are trained as facilitators in the MVP Program. The students gathered to generate ideas, share tips, and get inspired to develop safe and strong school communities.

The program is free and open to the public. Please join the Roundtable to learn more about how our local schools can teach students compassion, kindness and empathy and train them to combat bullying and peer victimization in their schools.