Program offers bases humorous help on dating, sexual assault awareness
A program designed to teach high school students safe-dating practices and sexual assault awareness is touring Defense Department schools and Air Force bases throughout Europe.
"Can I Kiss You?" is a presentation created by Mike Domitrz, who uses humor to teach young audience members how to handle dating situations by providing strategies to set boundaries and bringing up issues that might be uncomfortable. Domitrz, an author and consultant on healthy dating, has toured the world, addressing high school and college audiences, talking about sex, intimacy, dating and sexual assault.
There are separate presentations for students, servicemembers and parents. Dates and times for the tour are:
Monday — Lajes Field, Azores: 9 a.m. for military members; 10:45 a.m. for students; 3:30 p.m. for parents.Tuesday — Aviano, Italy: 6:30 p.m. for parents.Wednesday — Aviano: 9 a.m. for students.Thursday — Incirlik, Turkey: 10 a.m. for military; 1 p.m. for students; 4:30 p.m. for parents.March 29 — Spangdahlem, Germany: 8 a.m. for military; 1:30 p.m. for students; 6:30 p.m. for parents.March 30 — Ramstein/Kaiserslautern, Germany: 8:30 a.m. for military; 11 a.m. for Kaiserslautern students; 1 p.m. for Ramstein student; 6:30 p.m. for parents.March 31 — RAF Mildenhall, England; 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for military; 12:30 p.m. for Lakenheath students; 6 p.m. for parents.April 1 — RAF Mildenhall: 8:30 a.m. for military.April 1 — RAF Alconbury: 11:30 a.m. for military; 1:30 p.m. for students; 6:30 p.m. for parents.April 2 — Menwith Hill: 11 a.m. for military; 1:30 p.m. for students; 3:30 p.m. for parents.For details and exact locations of each presentation, call Tom Appel-Schumacher at DSN 480-6519.