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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August 11, 2017

NCAA prioritizes sexual violence prevention

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Yesterday the NCAA adopted a sexual violence policy that will require coaches, college athletes and athletics administrators to receive sexual violence prevention each year. This new policy will contribute toward stopping sexual violence before it occurs by engaging individuals throughout the college athletic community to define their role in sexual violence prevention. Furthermore, by making a commitment to annual prevention […]

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August 4, 2017

Campus Sexual Violence in the News: Urgent Call for Action on Prevention and Policies!

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This week the New York Times, Inside Higher Ed, and Glamour magazine have continued the conversation by releasing articles on preventing campus sexual violence. Vanessa Grigoriadis’s article in Glamour titled, “Why Is Campus Rape Still So Prevalent? A 40-year-old Journalist Went Back to College to Find Out” documents interviews conducted with students, faculty, and staff at more than a dozen schools, […]

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August 3, 2017

Supporting Women and Girls’ Leadership in Sport to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 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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July 31, 2017

Flipping the Technical Assistance Script with Communities of Practice

  Prior to the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference in Dallas, TX, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2017 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  In this talk, Maya Pilgrim and Denise Loya of the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA) tell the story of innovative technical assistance approaches designed to recognize and honor the  knowledge and expertise practitioners bring […]

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July 31, 2017

Using Oregon’s Evidence-Based Best-Practice Advocacy Model to Pave the Way for Comprehensive Prevention on College and University Campuses

  Prior to the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference in Dallas, TX., the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2017 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  In this Ignite Talk, Meg Foster of The Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force explores Oregon’s efforts in implementing and supporting robust evidence-based models of prevention programming on campuses, and discusses the successes and challenges […]

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July 31, 2017

We’re All in This Together: Applying an Anti-Oppression Framework to Prevention

  Prior to the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference in Dallas, TX., the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2017 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  Alisia Drew of the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV) examines connections between oppression and sexual violence, and identifies opportunities to apply anti-oppression frameworks and practices to prevention practices. Drawn from DCADV’s collaboration with Delaware […]

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July 26, 2017

A Safe Place to Call Home: Transforming the Physical/Built Environment for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 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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July 24, 2017

Using Essential Elements to Select, Adapt, and Evaluate Violence Prevention Approaches

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MONDAY, AUGUST 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 […]

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July 24, 2017

The Many Faces of Manhood: Join us at the A CALL TO MEN 2017 National Conference

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Join us at A CALL TO MEN’s 2017 National Conference: Many Faces of Manhood. On September 14-15, 2017, hundreds of people will gather in Minneapolis, MN for this important national meeting that examine healthy, respectful manhood in athletics, education, incarceration, fatherhood, faith communities and around issues of gender. PreventConnect, a national project of the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, is […]

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July 21, 2017

Blogging: Storytelling Tool for Critical Conversations

A blog is merely a tool that lets you do anything from change the world to share your shopping list… Blogs are whatever we make them. Defining ‘blog’ is a fool’s errand ~ Jeff Jarvis In the past decade, the world of blogging (the act of writing a blog) has replaced the daily life of journaling and writing and sharing […]

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