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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Prevention is Possible: Theme for 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Today the National Sexual Violence Resource Center announced that “Prevention is Possible” will be the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in 2016. The 2016 SAAM campaign will provide community advocates, business and campus leaders, and individuals with a toolkit to promote prevention. These tools will help encourage safe behaviors, thoughtful policies, and healthy relationships. This April’s SAAM campaign will […]

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Igniting Prevention from the 2015 RPE Leadership Training

Prior to the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference last September, over 150 attended the National Sexual Violence Resource Center‘s RPE Leadership Training.  At this training, representatives of state and territorial public health departments and state and territorial sexual violence coalitions met with leadership from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Violence Prevention and attended several workshops and […]

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Closing the Loop: Increasing investment and sustainability for sexual and domestic violence prevention

Thursday August 13, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) How can we set a system to invest-and reinvest-in prevention? The Institute for Medicine published a discussion paper authored by PI’s Larry Cohen and Dr. Anthony Iton, senior vice president of The California Endowment. The paper, Closing the Loop: Why We Need to Invest-and Reinvest-in Prevention, is aimed at catalyzing […]

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Joint Strategies: How does sexual and domestic violence prevention better leverage local health, justice, education and community sectors

Thursday July 9, 2015 11am-12:30 pm Pacific Time (2pm-3:30pm Eastern) This web conference will build on findings from a recent analysis for the Defending Childhood initiative about the role of multiple sectors in preventing children and young people’s exposure to violence. Guests will share joint strategies identified as the most promising for health, education, justice and the community. A discussion will […]

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May 5, 2016

Using Publicly Available Data to Evaluate Sexual Violence Prevention Programs

This Peer Learning Forum is restricted to state and territorial RPE grantees, state DELTA FOCUS grantees, state/territorial sexual violence coalitions, and state/territorial domestic violence coalitions. TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016  (First Session) 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 […]

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April 30, 2016

20:1 Sexual Assault Prevention at Binghamton University

Dara Raboy-Picciano and L.C. Coghill from Binghamton University in New Yorkdiscuss their 20:1 sexual assault prevention and bystander intervention programs. The 20:1 program was established in 2004 and since that time has expanded its emphasis on Greek Life and Athletics to a wide variety of students across the Binghamton campus. Listen to Dara and L.C. discuss the development of the […]

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April 30, 2016

South Africa Revisited: A discussion with Movement Makers from Cohort 3

The third cohort of Movement Makers from Move to End Violence recently returned from an international learning exchange in South Africa. In this podcast, the male movement makers, Andrew Sta. Ana of Day One, Quentin Walcott of CONNECT, Ed Heisler of Men as Peacemakers and PreventConnect/California Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s David Lee discuss the impact of visiting South Africa and reflect […]

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April 28, 2016

Coaching Boys Into Men: A 3-Part Series on Program Design, Community Engagement, and Adaptation

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016 ( Session 1 ) 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 – 3:30 PM   Coaching Boys Into Men: An Introduction […]

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April 27, 2016

¡Si, Se Puede! Pride and inspiration as Denim Day, California Uplifts the Experiences of Marginalized Communities

Inspiration for the Denim Day campaign is rooted in the experiences of sexual assault survivors. Today, as we were joined by over 20 legislators at our state’s Capitol, I felt proud and inspired about the advances we are making in changing attitudes about sexual violence, about the partnerships we are forming, the allies we are gaining and about placing the […]

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April 26, 2016

STOP SV: CDC on preventing sexual violence

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S: Promote Social Norms that Protect Against Violence T: Teach Skills to Prevent Sexual Violence O: Provide Opportunities to Empower and Support Girls and Women P: Create Protective Environments SV: Support Victims/Survivors to Lessen Harms These are the strategies identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in its report STOP SV: A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual […]

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April 26, 2016

Partners in Prevention: Connecting Sexual Violence Prevention and LGBTQ-Inclusive Campus Culture

TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016 ( Web Conference only held once ) 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 – 3:30 PM Because there are shared risk […]

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April 25, 2016

Technology Strategies for Ending Child Sexual Exploitation

MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016 ( Web Conference only held once ) 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 – 3:30 PM     This web conference […]

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April 15, 2016

#ItsOnUs – Champions of Change

 “I believe that if we truly commitment ourselves, we will do nothing short of changing the culture on how women and girls are treated on college campuses” — Vice President Joe Biden Today, I had the opportunity to attend the ‘Its On Us Champions of Change’ event with my colleague, Lindsay McDaniel Mapp, on behalf of CALCASA/PreventConnect. Earlier this month, […]

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April 14, 2016

Shared Roots: Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Strategies in Support of Social Justice

  Sexual and domestic violence does not happen in a vacuum. Poverty, racism, and exposure to other forms of violence, and high alcohol outlet density are just a few factors that put everyone in a community at risk for teen dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault. These very factors are also at the root of social justice movements like living […]

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