PreventConnect’s 2014 web conference series: Joining our fellow travelers

PreventConnect is pleased to share its 2014 series of web conferences. As PreventConnect‘s Ashley Maier and Prevention Institute‘s Annie Lyles explain in the introductory video below, this year’s web conferences focus on the theme, Joining our fellow travelers: Practical applications for expanding the impact of sexual & domestic violence prevention efforts. Web conferences in this series focus on better understanding […]

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Join CALCASA and PreventConnect’s Prevention Team: Job Opportunity

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault is looking for someone to join our prevention team. CALCASA is a leading organization in promoting prevention of sexual violence and domestic violence through its national online projects PreventConnect and Campus Program as well as  its work in California to support California’s rape crisis centers. CALCASA is hiring for a new Training and Technical […]

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Announcing the 2013-2014 Ending Child Sexual Abuse web conference series

Preventing child sexual abuse is possible.  While about one in three girls and one in seven boys  will be sexually abused before the age of 17[1], many organizations and activists are engaged in efforts to end child sexual abuse.  Together, these people are part of a movement to create changes in our society, advance policies to promote safety and conduct […]

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PreventConnect’s 2013 web conference series: Practice to action

PreventConnect is pleased to share its 2013 series of web conferences. As PreventConnect’s David Lee explains in the introductory video below, this year’s web conferences focus on the theme, Preventing Sexual and Domestic Violence: Learning from the evidence of practice to create community action. Web conferences in this series look at lessons learned from local prevention initiatives, how to use […]

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July 29, 2014

Provide Feedback about PreventConnect and Win an iPad Mini!

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PreventConnect is conducting a brief survey of its participants and would like to hear from you! Your feedback will help PreventConnect understand its impact and how it can improve its activities to better meet your needs. Upon completing the survey, you have the opportunity to enter into a drawing to win an Apple iPad mini.  If you have any questions, please […]

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July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014: Empowering girls, CHAT consent campaign, and a community-campus partnership evaluating prevention programming

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Read the latest newsletter from PreventConnect here, featuring a summer prevention program empowering girls, the CHAT consent campaign, and a community-campus partnership evaluating prevention programming. Full link address: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=e6bbd275-b023-466f-8123-33bca2a968da&c=48cf3e40-40d5-11e3-908b-90b11c3522c5&ch=4aa6e470-40d5-11e3-9180-90b11c3522c5   Subscribe to the Prevent/Connect newsletter here.

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July 23, 2014

A Campus-Community Partnership for Prevention: Evaluating Prevention Programming in North Carolina

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In this podcast, PreventConnect’s newest staff member, Deena Fulton, joins Laurie Graham, Rachel Valentine, and Alexis Kralic of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center in North Carolina to discuss their prevention evaluation partnership with Deena’s public health graduate program at the University of North Carolina.  They describe the partnership and discuss what it was like working together and how they […]

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July 23, 2014

Sustaining Youth Engagement and Empowering Girls in Vermont

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How do we sustain youth engagement in sexual, domestic, and dating violence when school is not in session?  And what is the role for girls?  In this podcast, Kate from the Women’s Freedom Center in Brattleboro, Vermont explains the center’s summer prevention programming for girls.  She and PreventConnect’s Ashley Maier discuss how the program engages youth beyond the school year […]

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July 23, 2014

Consent is Mandatory: Preventing Sexual Violence and HIV/AIDS Transmission

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In this podcast, Nico Storrow and Danneth Corpuz of Vista Community Clinic in San Diego, California discuss their consent campaign.  As they explain the campaign, they also discuss sexual violence prevention in the context of HIV/AIDS prevention, including links and lessons learned.  

 

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July 14, 2014

Serious lack of research on preventing violence against people with disabilities

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Have you ever tried to find good research or best practices for preventing violence against people with disabilities? Did you end up frustrated and empty-handed? If so, you’re not alone. In a new research article, Christopher Mikton, Holly Maguire, and Tom Shakespeare did a systematic review of the research on violence prevention for people with disabilities, and they specifically wanted […]

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July 8, 2014

Culturally grounded prevention to create change

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Using approaches that are based in evidence is important, but it’s just as important to use approaches that make sense in the culture you’re delivering them in. One of the major advantages a local agency can have in preventing sexual violence is knowing the communities they serve, so they can tailor their work to the community’s culture. There are lots […]

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July 3, 2014

Hiring and engaging men to prevent violence against women: Pitfalls, perils, and promise

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This Spring, I set out to study women’s experiences working with men in the movement to end violence against women.  A multiple case study, the resulting paper, Hiring and engaging men to prevent violence against women: Pitfalls, perils, and promise explains that I found quite interesting results.  My main question: How, can the movement to end violence against women ensure […]

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June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014: Feminist online activism, pumping up youth outreach and engagement, and elevating new public narratives

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Read the latest newsletter from PreventConnect here, featuring an online activist and feminist blogger, an online youth outreach and engagement project, and discussion on elevating new public narratives in Alaska. Full link address: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=bbedf6ca-2b01-4e60-958a-d8cf578173a0&c=48cf3e40-40d5-11e3-908b-90b11c3522c5&ch=4aa6e470-40d5-11e3-9180-90b11c3522c5   Subscribe to the Prevent/Connect newsletter here.

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June 25, 2014

Gender Matters: Pumping Up Online Youth Outreach and Engagement

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In this podcast, Audrey Gabe discusses Gender Matters, an Office of Adolescent Health demonstration project in Travis County, Texas.  She explains how the project successfully engages youth through social media tools and social media ambassadors.  Learn more about the project and how it can be applied to sexual and domestic violence prevention work by listening below.

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