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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May 22, 2017

Community Accountability for Safety: Building Capacity to Make Sexual and Domestic Violence a Community Responsibility

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 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 PM […]

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May 22, 2017

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices

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TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 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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May 22, 2017

New report on strategies to prevent domestic violence

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One in four women were victims of contact sexual violence, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner with a negative impact such as injury, fear, concern for safety or needing services.  We need to not only respond to this violence, but need to prevent it.  How do we do this? In order to prevent the violence, we need to […]

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May 18, 2017

Be a Movement Maker to end violence against women and girls

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Applications are now open to apply to join the 4th cohort of Move to End Violence Movement Makers.  As I recently completed my life-changing experience as a member of the third cohort of Movement Makers, I strongly encourage people committed to preventing sexual violence and domestic violence to apply for this opportunity.  By bringing together leaders and activists from many […]

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May 11, 2017

RALLYs award exceptional journalism to end sexual violence

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This week Raliance, in partnership with The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, recognized the importance of sexual violence reporting with honoring journalists will RALLYs awards for the highest level of journalistic achievement in covering sexual violence. The RALLYs were presented at the Raliance Media Summit, one-day event will bring together journalists to discuss reporting on sexual violence. I recommend you […]

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May 8, 2017

Healthy Masculinities: Mobilizing Men and Boys to Foster Positive Gender Norms

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 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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May 4, 2017

#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: A Practical View of the Role that Youth Serving Organizations Can Play in Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

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TUESDAY, MAY 23, 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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April 30, 2017

Role of Culturally-Relevant, Community-based and Collaborative approaches in Human Trafficking Prevention

In this PreventConnect podcast, Hamida Yusufzai of Banteay Srei in Oakland, California outlines the need and importance of using culturally-specific approaches and partnerships with community health agencies to address and prevent human trafficking and other related forms of gender-based violence in communities. Using the example of community programs developed by Banteay Srei with the partnership and support of Asian Health Services, […]

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April 30, 2017

A sneak peek into NSAC 2017 Prevention Workshop – Teaching Good Sex: A Method for Violence Prevention

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In this podcast, PreventConnect talks with Meg Foster of the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force. Meg shares about the workshop  she will be presenting at the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC), titled “Teaching Good Sex: A Method for Violence Prevention.”    

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April 30, 2017

A Preview of NSAC 2017: “Barbershop Safety Network: Buzz for Safety. Engaging Barbers in Preventing Sexual Violence”

  In this podcast, Caitlin LeMay and Elsabel Rincon of the Center for Hope and Healing talk with PreventConnect about their upcoming prevention track workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) titled, “Barbershop Safety Network: Buzz for Safety. Engaging Barbers in Preventing Sexual Violence.” 

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