Our Vision | What we believe

A space where teens can openly and proudly practice healthy relationships.



The Domestic Violence Action Center is committed to ending domestic violence and other forms of abuse through leadership, prevention, legal services, individual and systemic advocacy and social change work. We believe all persons should be treated with equality, dignity and fairness. With high quality and culturally sensitive programs, delivered with integrity and compassion we are creating safety and self-sufficiency for survivors and their children.




Teen Alert Program is a teen dating violence prevention, education, and intervention program based in Hawai'i at the Domestic Violence Action Center.  We provide education, and workshops on healthy relationships, gender roles, consent, community intervention strategies.  

We provide one-on-one individualized advocacy support for youth experiencing teen dating violence in Hawai'i . Our work is centered around building a movement where our youth feel safe, empowered, and dignified in making decisions on who and how they love.

 Black and white photo of educator stanfing at the front of the class with their hand raised and the students sitting with their hands raised as well.