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Young Couples Are Benefiting from 30 Years of Relationship Education Advocacy San Diego, CA—October 17, 2018—Recent reports of a significantly declining U.S. divorce rate are cause for celebration among thousands of organizations and tens of thousands of people who have focused on improving the health of couple and family relationships over the last 30 years, says K. Jason Krafsky, Vice President of the Relationship Education (RE) organization Healthy Relationships California (HRC).  “We’re gratified to hear that […]
Posted: October 16, 2018

Empowering Women through Relationship Education: Healthy Relationships California President Conducts Special Training at Global Peace Convention in Manila, Philippines

San Diego, CA: March 13, 2017: Global opinion leaders increasingly recognize the importance of women’s empowerment as a means to creating a more just world. Women’s role in creating a leadership culture for peace and development was highlighted in a special training conducted by Patty Howell, president of Healthy Relationships California (HRC) at the Global Peace Convention held in Manila, Philippines on Feb. 28-March 3, 2017. Speaking to a standing room only audience of more […]
Posted: March 14, 2017

Celebrating 11 Years of Service

Posted: May 11, 2016


RELATIONSHIP EDUCATION YIELDS BROAD IMPACT ON FAMILIES, REVEALS RESEARCH BY HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CALIFORNIA  Many Participate in Relationship Education to Improve Their Parent-Child Relationship, Rather than a Romantic Partnership San Diego, CA—April 13, 2016—In the midst of this year’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Healthy Relationships California (HRC) has published research findings that demonstrate how Relationship Education (RE) can improve parent-child relationships and decrease the chances of hostile behavior occurring in the home. “Strengthening Family Ties: […]
Posted: April 13, 2016

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HRC celebrates 15 years

We’re fifteen years old! Thanks for joining us as we remembered our highlights through the years. To see all of our previous 10th Anniversary Infographics, click here.

HRC 10 Years summary


Healthy Relationships California provides Relationship and Marriage Education to couples, parents, singles, and youth through its vast network of partnering organizations, specialized divisions, and special programs. Over 200,000 people have attended an HRC-sponsored class and experienced the many benefits that relationship skills can nurture at home and at work.


Healthy Relationships International allows HRC to expand our outreach to families and individuals in states outside of California and places around the world.


Healthy Relationships Orange County offers a wide variety of programs in English and Spanish. The Third Option is a featured program; call for more information and to learn about other program offerings.


Healthy Relationships Bay Area serves the Greater Bay Area with Relationship and Marriage education.


Relaciones de Familia Sacramento serves the Spanish-speaking community in the Sacramento area.


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Dads and Kids

HRC’s Dads & Kids Initiative focuses on how important fathers are in the lives of their children. Our goal is to decrease fatherlessness in our communities and improve relationships between dads and their kids.


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The "...because of ME!" public awareness campaign has been used around California and the nation to share the importance and positive impact of Marriage and Relationship Education.

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Partial funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Grant: 90FE0104. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.