Announcing the 2017 PreventConnect Web Conference Series

PreventConnect is pleased to announce the 2017 series of web conferences, Towards Community Health and Justice. Our partners, Prevention Institute, and a variety of guests will join us to talk about the value of community level sexual and domestic violence prevention, strategies and opportunities for partnering with other sectors and movements, and how sexual and domestic violence prevention relates to health equity […]

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Including Prevention in K-12 Sexual Misconduct Policies

Following the guidance released in September by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault around developing sexual misconduct policies for school districts, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has released considerations on how to include prevention in K-12 school sexual misconduct policies. A comprehensive sexual misconduct policy must go beyond intervention to incorporate prevention. The guidance released in […]

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Yesterday was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marking the start of the 25th year of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender -Based Violence. Activists from around the world are dedicating these next 15 days to action that will move us closer to eliminating sexual and domestic violence. UN Women is participating in the 16 Days of Activism […]

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Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation: A progress report for the United States

Debuting at the 2016 National Conference is the inaugural report on the state of sexual violence in the U.S. issued by Raliance, a new national partnership led by National Sexual Violence Resource Center, the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault-PreventConnect and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. The report titled “Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation: A progress report for […]

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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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July 26, 2017

A Safe Place to Call Home: Transforming the Physical/Built Environment for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived) 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 […]

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July 24, 2017

Using Essential Elements to Select, Adapt, and Evaluate Violence Prevention Approaches

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MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017   (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) 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 […]

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July 24, 2017

The Many Faces of Manhood: Join us at the A CALL TO MEN 2017 National Conference

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Join us at A CALL TO MEN’s 2017 National Conference: Many Faces of Manhood. On September 14-15, 2017, hundreds of people will gather in Minneapolis, MN for this important national meeting that examine healthy, respectful manhood in athletics, education, incarceration, fatherhood, faith communities and around issues of gender. PreventConnect, a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, is […]

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July 21, 2017

Blogging: Storytelling Tool for Critical Conversations

A blog is merely a tool that lets you do anything from change the world to share your shopping list… Blogs are whatever we make them. Defining ‘blog’ is a fool’s errand ~ Jeff Jarvis In the past decade, the world of blogging (the act of writing a blog) has replaced the daily life of journaling and writing and sharing […]

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July 7, 2017

Resources for School Policy Change

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As individual activists and organizations striving to change culture, it is critical that we challenge ourselves to expand our work to outer layers of the Social-Ecological Model (SEM). Engaging in policy change efforts, the outermost layer of the SEM, can feel like a daunting undertaking. Fortunately, a number of resources are being developed to provide guidance and support in policy […]

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July 6, 2017

#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: Prevention through Understanding and Addressing Sexual Behavior of Children

TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) 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 […]

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June 28, 2017

Organizing for Economic Opportunity: Strategies to Improve Economic Opportunities for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

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(This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) 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 What […]

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June 28, 2017

New PreventConnect Resource – Expanding Partnerships & Linkages: Key Directions in Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

In this podcast, Meghna Bhat and Ashleigh Klein-Jimenez from PreventConnect talk with our partners at Prevention Institute, Lisa Fujie Parks and Alisha Somji, about a new PreventConnect resource prepared by Prevention Institute. Expanding Partnerships & Linkages: Key Directions in Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention provides summaries of nine PreventConnect web conferences and highlights key and emerging themes from the 2016 […]

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June 26, 2017

Funding Opportunity: Apply for a Raliance Impact Grant to End Sexual Violence

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Do you have a visionary project to end sexual violence? You could be one of up to 20 grantees who Raliance will be awarding during its third round of grant funding. Raliance has announced its Round 3 of Impact Grants which funds visionary projects to end sexual violence. Raliance seeks to advance promising, replicable practices or policies that 1) improve […]

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June 14, 2017

New Report on Hate Violence against LGBTQ & HIV affected Individuals

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Sexual and domestic violence often intersects with other forms of oppression and hate violence, often encountered and experienced by those individuals with multiple marginal identities such as the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected people. Hate violence is manifested through physical violence, verbal and street harassment, sexual violence, and discrimination, and other forms of abuse. Unfortunately, multiple identities such as […]

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