Team Up Washington

Team Up Washington Logo in front of a soccer field

We are excited to announce the launch of Team Up Washington, a partnership between LifeWire, Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress. This exciting initiative uses sports as a platform to prevent violence by empowering student-athletes to be leaders at their high schools and in their communities.

Team Up Washington recognizes that high school athletic coaches and mentors play an extremely influential role in the lives of young people. Because of the time they spend with student-athletes and the relationships they develop, coaches and mentors are uniquely poised to positively influence how young people think and behave, on and off the field.

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Professional sports has a domestic violence problem


Professional sports has a domestic violence problem.

Most recently, Josh Brown, kicker for the New York Giants, admitted to emotionally, physically, mentally, and verbally abusing his now ex-wife, Molly Brown. He also admitted to abusive behavior toward women from the age of 7 after having been sexually abused as a child.

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