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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January 9, 2018

New Report: Themes and Summaries from the 2017 PreventConnect Web Conference Series

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PreventConnect and Prevention Institute have released a new report exploring themes emerging from the 2017 PreventConnect web conference series, Toward Community Health and Justice. Over the course of 8 web conferences, three overall themes emerged: Sexual and domestic violence prevention practitioners are using a health equity approach by addressing root factors of violence and working with communities to find solutions. […]

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January 8, 2018

NPR Releases Special Series on People with Intellectual Disabilities and Sexual Violence

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National Public Radio (NPR) has released the first story in their special series, Abused and Betrayed: People with intellectual disabilities and an epidemic of sexual assault.  The series brings forth stories and findings from a yearlong investigation into sexual violence and people with intellectual disabilities. This is an important addition to the national conversation around sexual harassment and assault, and to […]

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January 8, 2018

Start prevention efforts early to stop stalking: January is National Stalking Awareness Month

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As January marks National Stalking Awareness Month, it is important to focus on how we can prevent stalking in the first place. One in six women and 1 in 19 men have experienced stalking in their lifetimes (according to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey). Many people experience stalking related to intimate partner violence and sexual assault. The […]

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January 3, 2018

Join the PreventConnect Team!

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Are you interested in using your expertise and experience to help advance the primary prevention of sexual, domestic, and related forms of violence? PreventConnect is looking for a new member to join the Sacramento based team!  For over 10 years, PreventConnect has created spaces to foster collaboration, learning, and exploration through an online community of practice. The PreventConnect community includes […]

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December 19, 2017

From Foundations to Innovations: Applying a public health approach to prevent sexual and domestic violence

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) 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 […]

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December 19, 2017

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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December 19, 2017

#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: Updates on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention with Elementary School Ages

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived) 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 […]

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December 6, 2017

New Study Looks at Californians’ Views on Gender, Sexism, and Domestic Violence

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A report released by Blue Shield of California Foundation describes findings from a California statewide survey conducted in July 2015. The survey was administered to adult Californians to better understand their views on sexism, inequality and domestic violence. The survey also looked at Californians’ views of prevention – or more specifically – explored actions that Californians are willing to take […]

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December 6, 2017

Power, Privilege and Prevention

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In order to prevent sexual and domestic violence, we must change the conditions that contribute to sexual and domestic violence. Today I spoke at the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s Prevention Summit on strategies to how to change those conditions.  It is necessary to create systematic change to prevent violence.  The title of the presentation, “Power, Privilege and […]

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November 30, 2017

Reimagining Masculinities Initiative

In this podcast, a panel of speakers comprising of Lori Baptista, Jeff Alton, Mario Lucero, Iliana Figueroa, and S. Simmons from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) talk about the development of the Reimagining Masculinities Initiative (RMI), a collaboration among the 7 Centers for Cultural Understanding and Social Change at UIC. They discuss how RMI through their interactive workshop series, ongoing critical and meaningful dialogues […]

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