Know how to spread the word

It takes just a few minutes to use your social media in a socially conscious way.




6 Idea of What to Post:

1. Facts and Statistics

2. Retweet and share

3. Post hotline numbers

4. Share something you learned

5. Post a selfie in your know violence shirt

6. Check out the know violence site and post links to resources found there.


Here's are some easy copy and paste facts:

Sample Tweets-

  • Know that educating yourself is the first step in ending violence. For more information visit

  • Have a friend who's a victim of abuse? The most important thing you can do is believe them & help them access support from a trained professional

Relationship Violence-

  • Relationship violence can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, race, religion,etc #knowviolenceoneonta

  • Relationship violence is a pattern of violent behavior. This violent behavior or abuse can take many forms.

  • Relationship violence is experienced through physical, verbal, sexual, and/or emotional abuse, rejecting, isolating,&degrading #knowviolenceoneonta

Sexual Violence-

  • Sexual violence is any form of unwanted, unwelcome, non-consensual* or coercive* sexual contact. For more info visit

  • Sexual harassment can be a warning sign for sexual violence. Do not ignore the signs. #knowviolenceoneonta

  • Sexual harassment isn't something we just have to "deal with". Learn your rights and about warning signs at

  • Did you know over 80% of rapes are committed by people the victim knows? #knowviolenceoneonta

  • Women aren't the only people to experience sexual harassment. One of every 25 college men have experienced unwanted sexual activity.


  • What is stalking? A series of actions that make you feel afraid or in danger. #knowviolence

  • Stalking can be a very serious manner. If you feel you may be in danger please visit

  • Did you know 7.5 million people are stalked in one year in the United States? #knowviolenceoneonta


  • Coercion is used in many abusive situations to pressure someone into an uncomfortable situation. #knowviolenceoneonta

  • Coercion can be used in sexual violence pressuring someone to do something they are not consenting too. #CoercionIsNotConsent

  • Examples of coercion include: “If you really loved me, you’d have sex with me.” & “I didn’t think you were such a prude."