Connecting the Dots: Understanding and Addressing the Links between Multiple Forms of Violence

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 11 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time (2 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern) Thursday, November 20, 2014 11 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time (2 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern) SESSIONS FULL Click here to join the wait list “Gang violence is connected to bullying is connected to school violence is connected to intimate partner violence […]

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Announcing the 2014-2015 Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series

In partnership with the Ms. Foundation for Women, PreventConnect is pleased to announce the third year of the #PowerInPrevention: Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series. With the continuation of an online community to support this movement to end child sexual abuse, #PowerInPrevention transcends from a hashtag statement to the possibility of cultural change.  As with the previous web conference series, participants […]

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November 26, 2014

Sustain, create, enhance: Hawaii’s community action to prevent sexual violence

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On October 30, I joined 12 community action teams (CATs) at the Japanese Cultural Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.  My third training with the teams, this year’s annual Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) meeting focused on creating, enhancing, and sustaining sexual violence prevention efforts across the state. Annie Lyles of PreventConnect’s partner, Prevention Institute, accompanied me in facilitating a day full […]

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November 25, 2014

New research series on global violence against women and girls

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The Lancet has released a series of articles on global efforts against violence against women and girls. The series includes five reviews of approaches to responding to violence against women, an audio file of a discussion of the series, and comments from experts. You can register with the Lancet for free, and then see the full articles in the series at no […]

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November 20, 2014

White House Report on Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity

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“When addressing the challenges women and girls of color face – challenges that often lie at the intersection of race and gender – we often fail to fully acknowledge, and account for this complexity.” – White House Council on Women and Girls The White House Council on Women and Girls recently released the report, Women and Girls of Color: Addressing […]

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November 17, 2014

Sarah DeGue discusses the recent article “A Systematic Review of Primary Prevention Strategies for Sexual Violence Perpetration”

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In this podcast, DeGue highlights how this report can support prevention practitioners, including considering evidence based and promsiing programs  and using the 9 principles of effective prevention. A summary of key findings from this article was developed by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.  

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November 17, 2014

Feminism and the Movement to Prevent Violence: Interview with Max Greenberg – Part 2

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In this 2nd installment of “Feminism and the Movement to Prevent Violence: Interview with Max Greenberg,” Max Greenberg discusses the role of feminism in sexual violence prevention and elaborates on “bridgework.”  As he explains, this term is used to refer to work that links feminism and sexual violence prevention.

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November 17, 2014

Preventing Sexual and Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities: Interview with the Richmond Area Partnership – Part 2

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In this 2nd installment of “Preventing Sexual and Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities: Interview with the Richmond Area Partnership,” members of the Richmond Area Partnership discuss their work to promote sexual health and sexual violence prevention in LBTQ communities. The conversation then turns to the concept of hate-based violence and how its prevention is an essential component of their work.

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November 6, 2014

Women in power and IPV

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Community-level change. We all know it’s important, but what kinds of changes should we make? And how exactly do they affect intimate partner violence (IPV)? Yes, increasing gender equity, changing social norms, increasing access to valuable resources, etc. are part of the solution. But how, precisely? A new study by M. Pippin Whitaker looked at a variety of county-level factors […]

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November 6, 2014

Restorative Justice: A Promising Approach to Ending Child Sexual Abuse

Web Conference: Restorative Justice: A Promising Approach to Ending Child Sexual Abuse Tuesday, November 25, 2014 11am Pacific Time, 2pm Eastern Time The term “restorative justice” can have a myriad of meanings for a variety of communities. In this web conference participants will learn what the term means for members of South Asian and immigrant/communities of color. In particular, the role survivors […]

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November 3, 2014

Bullying, homophobic teasing, and sexual harassment

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Bullying prevention has been a major focus for schools for the past several years, and it can be a good entry point for sexual and dating violence prevention efforts to get into schools. Over the years, there has been more and more support for the “bullying – sexual violence pathway,” a theory that children who bully other children are more […]

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October 30, 2014

Feminism and the Movement to Prevent Violence: Interview with Max Greenberg – Part 1

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Listen as PreventConnect’s Sari Lipsett and Abby Sims have a chat about the past, present and future of sexual violence prevention programs with Max Greenberg, author of “Before Prevention: The Trajectory and Tensions of Feminist Anti-Violence,” from the recently released Advances in Gender Research.

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