Educate

Educate

Non-profit resources and presentations.

Advocate

Advocate

Prevent and reduce violent crime.

Empower

Empower

Survivor assistance & information.

Advocating for Victims’ Rights

You Have the Power is a driving force for victims of violent crime.

You Have the Power…Know How to Use It, Inc. is a nonprofit agency whose mission is to educate, advocate and empower individuals and communities who are impacted by violent crime. Now celebrating its 22nd anniversary, YHTP was founded in 1993 by former First Lady of Tennessee, Andrea Conte, to advocate for victims and educate the community to prevent violent crime. YHTP raises awareness about crime and justice issues through victim advocacy, community education programs, brochures, and documentaries. Based in Nashville, YHTP is funded through private donations and grants.

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Powerhouse Award

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Honoring Virginia Trimble

City Winery

609 Lafayette Street

Nashville, TN 37203

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We’re in for the Big Payback- May 5th

middletennessee-1422502380.4025-bigpayback_2015 (1)The Big Payback is coming May 5, 2015, and You Have the Power is excited to take part in this monumental event! The Big Payback, hosted by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, is a community-wide online giving day that’s a special occasion to celebrate Middle Tennessee’s spirit of generosity and support the work of nonprofits. This 24-hour online event will help organizations, like this one, raise much-needed unrestricted dollars and bring awareness to pressing needs in our communities. Plus, your gifts made during The Big Payback will be increased by incentives and awards for participating nonprofits, which may help us qualify for special prizes and bonuses. For more information, contact us or visit www.TheBigPayback.org.

Big Payback Video

 


 

IMG_0256Knowledge is Power!

If you would like a member of the You Have the Power staff to speak at your school, civic group, professional group, or other group, please e-mail us at info@yhtp.org or call us at 615-292-7027.