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Partnership formed between Kappa Epsilon Psi Military Sorority Inc. and HazingPrevention.Org™ in advance of National Hazing Prevention Week

September 14, 2017 (LaGrange, GA) –

Kappa Epsilon Psi Military Sorority Inc (KEΨ) and HazingPrevention.Org (HPO), who share a mission to prevent hazing and educate others to be empowered to prevent hazing, have joined together in a mutually beneficial partnership agreement, in advance of National Hazing Prevention Week which begins September 18th.

‘Hazing occurs at high schools and universities, in fraternities and sororities, bands, sports and in the military’ says Emily Pualwan, Executive Director of HazingPrevention.Org, ‘the mission of our nonprofit organization is to use prevention methodologies to educate, advocate and empower all groups to effectively eradicate hazing in our communities.’ Lenore M. Jackson, National Vice President of KEΨ said ‘We believe that HazingPrevention.Org shares our belief of ZERO TOLERANCE when it comes to hazing. As a Sorority built on military values our integrity is KEY. We believe by unifying female service members for the good of their communities not only do we move toward stronger communities, we also enhance the lives of these Veterans, providing them a professional organization with Women of Service Being of Service.’

The two organizations will promote messaging and education in their respective publications, at local events, and in social media campaigns and community service projects, and work together to develop material relevant to KEΨ’s members They will also showcase HazingPrevention.Org and prevention messaging at KEΨ’s annual National Reveille that is held each year in April.

About HazingPrevention.Org™

HazingPrevention.Org™ is a national 501(c)3 organization dedicated to empowering people to prevent hazing, by providing education and resources, advocating on hazing prevention, and building partnerships with others. Major initiatives of the organization include National Hazing Prevention Week™, Prevent.Zone™ educational online courses, HPO seminars, books, and educational resources that touch the lives of thousands of individuals, organizations, campuses and communities.

About Kappa Epsilon Psi Military Sorority, Inc™

Kappa Epsilon Psi Military Sorority, Inc is an organization of Elite Professionals catering exclusively to military women throughout the world. In 2017, HPO and KEΨ began a partnership to provide hazing prevention awareness and education to members of the Armed Forces through joint campaigns and messaging.

About National Hazing Prevention Week™

Sponsored by HazingPrevention.Org, National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) is an opportunity for campuses, schools, organizations, and communities to not only raise awareness, but to begin the conversation surrounding how to actively prevent hazing. This year, National Hazing Prevention Week will be observed September 18th – 22nd. The theme of this year’s NHPW is “Hazing Hurts: Stop the Cycle”.