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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March 23, 2017

Preventing Sexual Violence: RPE Stories from the Field

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Since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s (CDC) Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) program has provided funding for sexual violence prevention to state health departments in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Common Wealth of Northern Mariana Islands. Through RPE funding, states and territories work with a diverse group of stakeholders to […]

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March 10, 2017

ThisGEN Youth Summit concludes with Rally and Call to Action!

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Raliance’s ThisGEN: Youth Summit in Washington, D.C. concluded today after four action-packed days of critical workshops, seminars, activities and visits with policy leaders. ThisGEN signifies new beginnings with a shared vision and common goal: to end gender-based violence in this generation! Over the course of the week, ThisGEN attendees  marched to Capitol Hill and also visited media avenues such as NBC to learn about […]

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March 9, 2017

10 Inspiring Ways Sport Drives Culture Change to End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

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This blog post first appeared on NOMORE.org.  Raliance believes that sport is an important cultural influencer that can play a huge role in achieving our vision to end sexual violence in one generation. In this vein, Raliance has been exploring the current efforts and possibilities for sexual and domestic violence prevention in and through sport. In 2017, Raliance will release […]

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March 8, 2017

#ThisGEN_YS: Media, Sports, Policy and Community Organizing to End Gender-Based Violence

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Today is day two of Raliance’s ThisGEN: Youth Summit and if you have been following along on social media, you have witnessed the energy and passion for ending gender-based violence present at the summit. ThisGEN participants have connected with one another, heard from various speakers, and have been attending workshop tracks around four specific platforms – media, sport, policy, and community organizing. […]

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March 6, 2017

ThisGEN Youth Summit kicks off in Washington, D.C.

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Today youth leaders and activists from across the country will gather in Washington, D.C. for Raliance‘s ThisGEN: Youth Summit. Over the next five days these leaders will build a collective momentum to end gender-based violence through participation in workshops, activities, and seminars. ThisGEN attendees will also hear from a diverse group of presenters including Amita Swadhin, Angela Rose of PAVE, Tracy Wright of the North […]

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February 28, 2017

ThisGEN: Youth Summit

In this podcast members of the ThisGEN: Youth Summit leadership council, Andrew Flores, a prevention and outreach specialist with Operation Care and Cheyenne Jacobs, a graduating senior at William Paterson University, provide an overview of ThisGEN where youth representing 26 different states will convene and unite in Washington, D.C.from March 6-10 to discuss strategies to end gender-based violence.

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February 28, 2017

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Prevention with Young People

Kat Monusky from the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs and Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck explore preventing intimate partner sexual violence with youth in a chapter in a new book titled Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention.  Learn more about the book here.

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February 28, 2017

#ThisGENwill: Empowering Youth as Allies, Stakeholders & Leaders

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“We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends” ~ Mary McLeod Bethune Raliance — a collaborative initiative between CALCASA – PreventConnect, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) — […]

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February 24, 2017

New Policy Brief from CPEDV on Supporting Healthy Relationships in Schools

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Bullying and adolescent dating abuse are issues prevalent in the lives of young people. Whether these forms of violence are happening on or off school campus, the negative impacts are far reaching and creates an environment that is not conducive to learning or to the overall well-being of students. These issues are also connected. For example, research has shown that students who […]

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February 22, 2017

How Do We Connect the Dots? Local Approaches to Preventing Multiple Forms of Violence

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 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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