Sample News Release - Announcing CAEPV Membership
NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

For further information contact:
(Date)
(Company Representative)
(Office Telephone No.)

Kim Wells
Executive Director CAEPV
(309) 664-0667


(COMPANY NAME) JOINS FIGHT AGAINST PARTNER VIOLENCE

(City) - (Your Company president) announced today that (Your Company name) has joined the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence ("CAEPV"), an alliance of corporations dedicated to the prevention of partner violence through education and awareness initiatives.

Together with other corporate CAEPV members such as (Insert names of members that you wish to include), (Your Company name) is committed to spreading the message that partner violence is everybody's business.

"We believe that it's imperative for corporate America to take a stand against partner violence, and there's no better place to start than in our own backyard - developing policies for our own employees and educating them on the issue. We're stepping forward on this issue proactively because it's the right thing to do."

(Company president) outlined a plan to implement an educational prevention program that will include development of a corporate policy on partner violence, employee education/awareness activities and management training in partner violence and conflict resolution.

Partner violence encompasses all intimate relationships: teen dating, couples who live together, marriages, and same-sex relationships.

The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence was established in the spring of 1995 as a not-for-profit alliance of corporations dedicated to education efforts aimed at the prevention of partner violence.

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