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Circleof6

WHY THIS APP

  • MORE THAN 1 IN 4 COLLEGE WOMEN ARE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED, YES, IT'S TRUE 1 IN 4.
  • Men can be victims of sexual abuse too.
  • No matter how you identify on the sexuality and gender spectrum, whether you're in a relationship, or hooking up for the first time, everyone has the right to say no and the right to be treated with respect
  • The Circle of 6 App is for everyone.

WHAT IT DOES

  • You're out late and you lose track of your friends. Use Circle of 6 to send your circle a "come and get me" message- with a map using GPS to show your precise location.
  • You're on a date and it starts to get uncomfortable. You need a polite way to excuse yourself. Use Circle of 6 to alert your circle to call you and interrupt the situation.
  • You're seeing someone new, but you have some doubts about how things are going. Use circle of 6 to access a wealth of online information about healthy relationships.
  • In critical situations, use Circle of 6 to call pre-programmed national hotlines or a local emergency number of your choice.

Kitestring

GOING OUT?

Whether you're meeting up with a stranger or just taking a midnight stroll, give Kitestring a heads up.

CHECK IN VIA SMS

Kitestring checks up on you with a simple text message. Reply to the message to check in.

STAY CONNECTED

If you don't check in, Kitestring sends your emergency contacts a  personalized alert message

NOTHING TO DOWNLOAD

And you don't even need a smartphone. Get started below---it's free.