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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September 25, 2014

Sexual violence prevention at the table: National Coalition for Sexual Health

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On Monday I attended the 2nd annual meeting of the National Coalition for Sexual Health (NCSH). Having participated last year, I was thrilled to welcome several new partners to the table, including PreventConnect partners, National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Our presence at the meeting, and as integral members of the coalition, reflects a growing trend of partnership-building to close the […]

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September 24, 2014

NSVRC releases report on key findings about sexual violence prevention strategies

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The National Sexual Violence Research Center (NSVRC) has released a user-friendly practitioner’s guide to a 2014 research article by Sarah DeGue et al. The original research article was a systematic review of the effectiveness of sexual violence primary prevention programs and strategies. According to DeGue et al.’s study, the only programs/strategies that have been demonstrated to be effective are Safe […]

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September 19, 2014

September 17, 2014 – A look into a blog series that promotes healthy relationships, Parte 2 – Proyecto Historias de Hombres – ¡En Voz Alta!, and an interview with PreventConnect’s Chad Sniffen

Read the latest newsletter from PreventConnect here, featuring insight into a new blog series by the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Part 2 of “The Men’s Story Project” en espanol, and a farewell from PreventConnect’s Chad Sniffen.  Full link address: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=8e8fc419-4d16-48b4-863a-e0a88f005a11&c=18232730-2edb-11e4-872d-d4ae527536ce&ch=18280930-2edb-11e4-872d-d4ae527536ce   Subscribe to the Prevent/Connect newsletter here.

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September 19, 2014

It’s On Us: New campaign from the White House

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“It’s on us to stop sexual assault,” John Hamm states in the latest White House campaign to engage the public in ending sexual violence.  “Get in the way before it happens,” Kerry Washington urges viewers in the campaign video, echoing its anthem: Don’t be the person who stands by and does nothing. It’s on us to stop sexual assault before […]

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September 17, 2014

Parte 2 – Proyecto Historias de Hombres – ¡En Voz Alta!

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Este podcast es la segunda de dos partes de una serie en la cual Josie Lehrer y Sandra Henriquez discuten el Men’s Story Project/Proyecto Historias de Hombres – ¡En Voz Alta!. El proyecto es una iniciativa replicable que genera discusión pública sobre las normas de genero masculinas con el fin de apoyar a la transformación de tales normas para apoyar al bienestar y la salud para todas […]

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September 17, 2014

Reflections After Eight Years: A Farewell from CALCASA’s Chad Sniffen

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In this podcast, Chad Sniffen reflects on the eight years he has spent serving as an integral member of the PreventConnect and CALCASA teams. He reveals his thoughts regarding PreventConnect’s growth as an online community dedicated to advancing prevention. Chad also discusses engaging men in work against gender-based violence and gives us a glimpse into his future endeavors.

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September 16, 2014

School Staff’s Role in Preventing Bullying and Sexual Harassment

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A big area of interest in research over the past few years has been how school climate, and particularly school staff, can influence bullying and sexual harassment. A recent study by Dorothy Espelage, Joshua Polanin, and Sabina Low adds to this body of research by looking at the connections between student reports related to bullying and teachers’, staff’s, and administrators’ […]

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September 15, 2014

When “then” becomes “now”

I’m a firm believer in not having had to be a participant in an event to empathize with the pain, joy, or trauma of those that were present experienced. It’s something I’d always tried to convey when doing prevention work with middle and high school youth. Particularly, when using historical references for why “isms” and other forms of oppression are detrimental to our culture. I’m […]

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September 11, 2014

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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September 11, 2014

Unique Opportunities for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Learning from migrant farmworker communities

Web Conference: Unique Opportunities for Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Learning from migrant farmworker communities Monday, September 29, 2014 11am Pacific Time, 2pm Eastern Time The intersections of vulnerability that occur for children are often most acute when they are apart of marginalized communities. Children of migrant farmworkers are commonly at the center of these intersections because of unique pressures on them and their […]

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