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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September 19, 2017

Building a movement for prevention

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PreventConnect’s David Lee gave the opening presentation at the Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence‘s Statewide Conference yesterday in Reno, Nevada.  His presentation highlighted his personal path to prevention from his mother volunteering at a domestic violence hotline in the 1970s to being a Move to End Violence Movement Maker. Click here to see links to the references […]

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September 11, 2017

5 years of Insight and Action: #PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conferences

Since 2012, PreventConnect has hosted the #PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series.  With hosts Cordelia Anderson and Joan Tabachnick, this series has held 27 web conference where experts has shared their insights and resources to inspire action toward preventing child sexual abuse. Check out the recordings and materials from these web conferences to support your work toward ending […]

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September 6, 2017

Peer Learning Forum: Implementing Community-Level Strategies to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 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) […]

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September 6, 2017

Hockey Sets New Expectations That Embrace Its Role Off the Rink

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Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the NHL Players Association (NHL PA), joined by 15 other leaders in the international hockey community, announced a Declaration of Principles for the sport of hockey that defines hockey’s role in building character, fostering positive values, and developing important life skills. These principles raise the bar for hockey organizations in the United States […]

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August 31, 2017

Community Colleges: Opportunities for Sexual Violence Prevention

The 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference, “From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action,” was held in Dallas, Texas June 7-9 2017. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. Ashleigh Klein-Jimenez of PreventConnect and CALCASA explores sexual violence prevention opportunities for community college campuses. Community colleges face unique challenges when it comes to prevention, but […]

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August 31, 2017

Unpacking the Prevention Toybox

The 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference, “From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action,” was held in Dallas, Texas June 7-9 2017. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. In this workshop, Colleen Yeakle of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) presents an overview of a “toybox” of prevention activities that ICADV developed to […]

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August 31, 2017

Ignite Talk – Generation of Change: Communicating about Prevention Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Prior to the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference in Dallas, Texas, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2017 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  Pamela Mejia of Berkeley Media Studies Group reflects on the journey she took from believing that sexual violence was just an unfortunate part of life to realizing that it can be prevented. Pamela shares her […]

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August 31, 2017

Keeping It Real: Methods to Level Up Youth-Led Programming

The 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference, “From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action,” was held in Dallas, Texas June 7-9 2017. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. Tonjie Reese of Break the Cycle explores methods for activating young people as change makers and discusses the important distinctions between efforts that are “adult driven” […]

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August 30, 2017

Addressing the Roots: Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence through Shared Underlying Factors

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 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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August 22, 2017

#PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse: Survivor Leadership: It’s Relevance to Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 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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