Sport + Prevention Center now open: Sport is part of the solution to prevent sexual and domestic violence

Raliance, powered by PreventConnect, launched the Sport + Prevention Center, an online resource to support the sport community in ending sexual and domestic violence in one generation. This exciting new resource that includes a prevention database, key research, a roadmap (or Theory of Change) and a learning exchange. On December 6, 2017, you have the opportunity join a web conference to […]

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New Connecting the Dots online training from CDC

A new online training released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explores  shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence. The Connecting the Dots training uses video and text to help users understand how different forms of violence are connected through shared root causes and how to address community context when developing prevention strategies. Many prevention practitioners have used CDC’s […]

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30-years of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This October marks the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). For the last three decades advocates across the country have used the month of October to raise awareness about the the violence that impacts so many individuals, families, and communities. During these past 30 years we have continued to learn more about domestic violence including the prevalence and characteristics and the […]

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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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November 14, 2017

Sport + Prevention Center now open: Sport is part of the solution to prevent sexual and domestic violence

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Raliance, powered by PreventConnect, launched the Sport + Prevention Center, an online resource to support the sport community in ending sexual and domestic violence in one generation. This exciting new resource that includes a prevention database, key research, a roadmap (or Theory of Change) and a learning exchange. On December 6, 2017, you have the opportunity join a web conference to […]

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November 9, 2017

New Connecting the Dots online training from CDC

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A new online training released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explores  shared risk and protective factors across multiple forms of violence. The Connecting the Dots training uses video and text to help users understand how different forms of violence are connected through shared root causes and how to address community context when developing prevention strategies. Many prevention practitioners have used CDC’s […]

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November 8, 2017

New Prevention Institute resources explore connections between violence prevention and early childhood development

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This is a guest blog post from Alisha Somji, Program Coordinator at Prevention Institute  As the PreventConnect community increasingly seeks to prevent multiple forms of violence across the life course, it is critical to think about how violence intersects with early childhood development. Research and practice has emphasized the impact of violence within the home, but little attention has been […]

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November 6, 2017

Sport is Part of the Solution to Ending Sexual and Domestic Violence: Launching Raliance’s NEW Sport + Prevention Center

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 9:00 AM – 10:30 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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November 6, 2017

Uber to Drive Change in Communities through Partnership with Raliance

Raliance has announced a new 5-year partnership with Uber to address and prevent sexual violence in communities. This commitment from Uber marks the second corporate partnership for Raliance. In 2015, the National Football League provided an initial investment to fund Raliance’s mission to end sexual violence in one generation. Uber has also partnered with the National Network to End Domestic […]

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November 2, 2017

How to prevent sexual harassment and violence before it happens

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PreventConnect’s David Lee and Prevention Institute‘s Lisa Fujie Parks co-wrote an piece for the Sacramento Bee titled How to prevent sexual harassment and violence before it happens. “We also need to prevent these harmful behaviors in the first place. We know a lot about what works to prevent sexual harassment and violence, and we need to move in that direction. […]

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October 31, 2017

Preventing Human Trafficking against Individuals with Disabilities

  In this 2-part podcast, PreventConnect talks with Lydia Sharp of Equal Justice Works, Jody Haskins of International Organization for Adolescents, and Jae Jin Pak, a disability advocate, to discuss the intersection of disability and human trafficking. The group discusses the work they are doing to address this intersection and highlights the significance of community partnerships and collaboration to prevent […]

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October 31, 2017

Preventionist’s Oh Snap Kit: Strategies to have Transparent and Compassionate Conversations When Working with Young People

The 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference, “From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action,” was held in Dallas, Texas June 7-9 2017. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. Sundal Ali and Madison Jackson of The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center draw on their experiences working with youth to share strategies with other prevention practitioners. The […]

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October 25, 2017

5 Things: Preventing Harmful Sexual Behaviors in Youth

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At the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) Conference this week in Kansas City, all participants received an infographic on five things to do to prevent harmful sexual behaviors in youth.  This infographic was developed by ATSA’s prevention team (of which I am a member.). Click here to get a copy. Here are the five things to do […]

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October 2, 2017

Raliance releases 2017 Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation: A progress report for the United States

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Raliance is working toward ending sexual violence in one generation. While this may seem aspirational, profound changes toward this vision are taking place in our culture. To document and benchmark these changes, Raliance released today its latest report documenting the state of sexual violence in the U.S. The report titled “Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation: A progress report for the […]

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