Announcing the 2018 PreventConnect Web Conference Series

PreventConnect is pleased to announce the 2018 web conference series, From a Cycle of Violence to a Culture of Safety and Equity. Join PreventConnect, our partners at Prevention Institute, and guests from across the country to discuss the value of community level sexual and domestic violence prevention, explore how sexual and domestic violence prevention relates to health equity and other […]

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Sport + Prevention Center now open: Sport is part of the solution to prevent sexual and domestic violence

Raliance, powered by PreventConnect, launched the Sport + Prevention Center, an online resource to support the sport community in ending sexual and domestic violence in one generation. This exciting new resource that includes a prevention database, key research, a roadmap (or Theory of Change) and a learning exchange. On December 6, 2017, you have the opportunity join a web conference to […]

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New Connecting the Dots online training from CDC

A new online training released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explores  shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence. The Connecting the Dots training uses video and text to help users understand how different forms of violence are connected through shared root causes and how to address community context when developing prevention strategies. Many prevention practitioners have used CDC’s […]

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30-years of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This October marks the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). For the last three decades advocates across the country have used the month of October to raise awareness about the the violence that impacts so many individuals, families, and communities. During these past 30 years we have continued to learn more about domestic violence including the prevalence and characteristics and the […]

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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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October 19, 2018

2018 RPE Leadership Training Keynote

Prior to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference in Anaheim, California, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2018 RPE Leadership Training.  Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis provided a powerful keynote address to attendees.  Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis’s keynote, “Now What: Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement for the #MeToo Movement,” inspires practitioners to shift out of the “why” and into the “now what” for preventing sexual violence […]

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October 19, 2018

Ignite Talk – RAISing the Bar: Setting a HIGH Standard for North Carolina, Bar None

Prior to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference in Anaheim, California, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2018 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks inspired and sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  Glorina Stallworth of the North Carolina Division of Public Health shares how local programs and the state have engaged in authentic partnerships with bars and alcohol serving establishments to prevent sexual violence. From […]

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October 19, 2018

Ignite Talk – Speak Up DC

Prior to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference in Anaheim, California, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2018 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks inspired and sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  Letitia Winston of DC Health shares how Beta Omega Social Services (BOSS) has impacted DC youth with helping to facilitate healthy relationships curricula and to mentor young men to prevent sexual violence. This […]

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October 19, 2018

Ignite Talk – Youth Leadership Development

Prior to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference in Anaheim, California, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2018 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks inspired and sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  Alice Stevens of the Jewish Family Services of Delaware speaks about elevating youth power for youth to be the solution to ending sexual violence in their communities. Alice discusses a youth leadership program […]

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October 19, 2018

Ignite Talk – Community Organizing: Leading Together

Prior to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference in Anaheim, California, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2018 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks inspired and sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  Diana Mancera of Jane Doe Inc. the Massachusetts State Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence highlights how community organizing is rooted in community assets and community strengths. Diana identifies a few distinct […]

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October 18, 2018

Article Highlight: Stop Pretending Sexual Assault Can’t Happen in Your School

Many have read Nan Stein and Bruce Taylor’s recent commentary article in Education Week Stop Pretending Sexual Assault Can’t Happen in Your School. The authors are well known for their work developing and evaluating the evidence-based sexual violence prevention program Shifting Boundaries. In their recent article, Nan Stein and Bruce Taylor highlight how and why sexual violence is underreported, especially for adolescent […]

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October 15, 2018

Fostering School Environments that Prevent Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Harassment

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 (This web conference will be held only once) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 9:00 AM – 10:30 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 With a growing […]

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October 11, 2018

Podcast: Highlights from the Campus Prevention Summit at the University of Michigan

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Tune in to this podcast to hear from Dr. Erin Bonar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Center and the Sexual Violence Content Lead for the University of Michigan’s Injury Prevention Center. Erin shares highlights and key takeaways from the Summit on the Prevention of Campus Sexual Assault, an event that brought together researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders […]

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October 10, 2018

New Resources on Prevention Communication and Media Messaging

At a time when so much media attention is highlighting sexual violence and its impacts, it is important for prevention practitioners to be well-equipped to engage in prevention-focused messaging. Thankfully, two new resources make prevention messaging accessible to audiences who are not directly involved in the sexual violence prevention field.  Moving Toward Prevention: A guide for framing sexual violence and Where […]

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October 4, 2018

New Research: A Gender Transformative Approach to Sexual Violence Prevention

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It’s clearer now more than ever that in order for sexual violence prevention to be successful, we must engage men and boys in overcoming unhealthy masculinity and promote gender equity. We could soon have an evidence-based program to achieve just this. Engendering healthy masculinities to prevent sexual violence: Rationale for and design of the Manhood 2.0 trial highlights the rationale […]

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