Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention

PreventConnect is happy to announce our 2016 web conference series, Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention. Join PreventConnect, our partner Prevention Institute, invited guests and experts, and prevention practitioners throughout the nation (and world) for these discussions about prevention at the community level, as well as strategies for shifting norms and the importance of collaborating with other movements. As PreventConnect’s […]

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Prevention is Possible: Theme for 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Today the National Sexual Violence Resource Center announced that “Prevention is Possible” will be the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in 2016. The 2016 SAAM campaign will provide community advocates, business and campus leaders, and individuals with a toolkit to promote prevention. These tools will help encourage safe behaviors, thoughtful policies, and healthy relationships. This April’s SAAM campaign will […]

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Igniting Prevention from the 2015 RPE Leadership Training

Prior to the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference last September, over 150 attended the National Sexual Violence Resource Center‘s RPE Leadership Training.  At this training, representatives of state and territorial public health departments and state and territorial sexual violence coalitions met with leadership from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Violence Prevention and attended several workshops and […]

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Closing the Loop: Increasing investment and sustainability for sexual and domestic violence prevention

Thursday August 13, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) How can we set a system to invest-and reinvest-in prevention? The Institute for Medicine published a discussion paper authored by PI’s Larry Cohen and Dr. Anthony Iton, senior vice president of The California Endowment. The paper, Closing the Loop: Why We Need to Invest-and Reinvest-in Prevention, is aimed at catalyzing […]

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Joint Strategies: How does sexual and domestic violence prevention better leverage local health, justice, education and community sectors

Thursday July 9, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) This web conference will build on findings from a recent analysis for the Defending Childhood initiative about the role of multiple sectors in preventing children and young people’s exposure to violence. Guests will share joint strategies identified as the most promising for health, education, justice and the community. A discussion will […]

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May 25, 2016

What does it take to prevent sexual violence? Work at all levels

Last night, I woke in the middle of the night in Washington DC so I could present (via web) to a national conference in Israel on sexual violence prevention. This conference explored how to use the ecological model to prevent sexual violence and how to promote healthy sexuality (the conference title was “SEXUALITY-It’s time to talk about it.”). Green Dot’s […]

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May 20, 2016

Calling all Coaches: Use your voice, use your platform!

This week, I attended the “A CALL TO COACHES” events in Northern Virginia. This free educational training sponsored by A CALL TO MEN supports coaches to use their platform and role as a mentor and leader in the lives of young men and boys to promote healthy and respectful manhood.  Troy Vincent, Executive Vice President of Football Operations at the NFL, […]

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May 19, 2016

Engaging Youth in Shaping Strategies and Solutions to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016   (The webinar will be held only once)   TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CENTRAL (CST/CDT) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EASTERN (EST/EDT) 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM     Join […]

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May 18, 2016

Affirmative Consent Policies: Cultural Barriers and the Need for Affirmative Sexuality

  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016 ( Web Conference only held once ) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CENTRAL (CST/CDT) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EASTERN (EST/EDT) 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM   Many sexual assault […]

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May 13, 2016

Walking to School: Schools and Social Change

The definition of civil rights within our schools is in the news again and there is another “Dear Colleague Letter.” This time schools are the site of the debate around gender identity. It is clear that schools must play a role in representing opportunity for all and shifting the cultural landscapes that continue to oppress, control and silence some in society. […]

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May 13, 2016

Sexual Assault Prevention on U.S. College Campuses: A National Scan

Today PreventConnect Campus has released a report titled Sexual Assault Prevention on U.S. College Campuses: A National Scan. The report draws on a three-pronged approach to addressing and preventing sexual assault on college campuses: trauma-informed practices, community collaboration and engagement, and comprehensive prevention. We believe that this approach can lead to better responses when a sexual assault occurs on campus and can ultimately create […]

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May 12, 2016

“We see you, we honor you and we thank you.” Reflections on the Black Women’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission on Sexual Assault

Herstory was made on April 28- May 1, 2016, when over a hundred survivors, black women and men, and their allies convened in New York to shed light on the experiences of the rape and sexual assault of black women in America. The Black Women’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission on Sexual Assault was a four-day gathering conceptualized and organized by […]

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May 12, 2016

STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence

  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016  (The webinar will be held only once) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CENTRAL (CST/CDT) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EASTERN (EST/EDT) 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM   In April […]

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May 5, 2016

Using Publicly Available Data to Evaluate Sexual Violence Prevention Programs

This Peer Learning Forum is restricted to state and territorial RPE grantees, state DELTA FOCUS grantees, state/territorial sexual violence coalitions, and state/territorial domestic violence coalitions. TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016  (First Session) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 12:00 PM – 1:30 […]

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April 30, 2016

20:1 Sexual Assault Prevention at Binghamton University

Dara Raboy-Picciano and L.C. Coghill from Binghamton University in New Yorkdiscuss their 20:1 sexual assault prevention and bystander intervention programs. The 20:1 program was established in 2004 and since that time has expanded its emphasis on Greek Life and Athletics to a wide variety of students across the Binghamton campus. Listen to Dara and L.C. discuss the development of the […]

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