Announcing the 2018 PreventConnect Web Conference Series

PreventConnect is pleased to announce the 2018 web conference series, From a Cycle of Violence to a Culture of Safety and Equity. Join PreventConnect, our partners at Prevention Institute, and guests from across the country to discuss the value of community level sexual and domestic violence prevention, explore how sexual and domestic violence prevention relates to health equity and other […]

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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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June 13, 2018

New Training Resources from A Call to Men and Bringing in the Bystander

A Call to Men has announced the launch of a free online certification training for their LIVERESPECT Coaching Healthy &Respectful Manhood Curriculum. The online training program consists of three 25-50 minute webinars designed for educators, coaches, and mentors working with middle- and high-school boys. The curriculum is meant to prevent bullying and dating violence in school and sports by promoting […]

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May 30, 2018

Prevention Focused Workshops at the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference

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The countdown to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference has begun! The theme of this year’s conference is, “Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation,” so it is not surprising that the conference agenda is full of prevention-focused workshops across all of the tracks. We have compiled a list of workshops that have a prevention-focus. Download the list here […]

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May 29, 2018

Community-Level Indicators: Advancements in Evaluating Sexual, Domestic, and Other Forms of Violence Prevention

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Decreases in violence are often incremental and require a long-term commitment and comprehensive strategies. Because of this, evaluating social change can seem daunting and not always feasible. How do we measure if our efforts are contributing to the changes we want to see in communities? What are community-level indicators and how do we evaluate them in feasible ways? This web […]

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May 15, 2018

We want your feedback!

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PreventConnect is conducting a survey of its participants and would like to hear from you! To say thanks, we will enter you in a drawing to win a $250 Amazon gift card. If you have any questions, please contact Jenine Spotnitz at [email protected] Please complete the survey by clicking on the above image by Friday, May 25, 2018.  

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May 15, 2018

Open Letters to Prevent Sexual Harassment, Misconduct and Abuse in the Workplace

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This is a guest blog by Julie Patrick, Raliance’s National Partners Liaison: Raliance, a Washington, DC-based national partnership dedicated to ending sexual violence in one generation, recently partnered with teamed up with human capital professionals Huntbridge, and Kindall Evolve to provide training, tools and consulting to help companies working to strengthen their sexual harassment policies and procedures. The collaboration published […]

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May 15, 2018

Men’s Response to #MeToo: One Local Effort

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This is a guest blog post by Rus Ervin Funk. Rus is a consultant and activist (www.rusfunk.me), and serves on the steering committee of the North American MenEngage Network (www.namen.menengage.org). For over 18 months, we have heard women sharing their stories about sexual harassment and violence through #MeToo. For most of that time, men have been largely silent, with periodic […]

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May 14, 2018

2018 National Sexual Assault Conference registration now open

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  Registration is now open for the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference. The conference will run August 29-31 in Anaheim, California. The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault has announced Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, as the Opening Plenary Speaker. This year’s theme, “Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation,” highlights the importance of prevention and finding solutions to […]

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May 10, 2018

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health to Support Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

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Working to prevent sexual and domestic violence goes hand in hand with promoting healthy sexuality, media literacy and healthy relationships. According to CDC’s technical packages to prevent sexual violence and intimate partner violence, evidence shows that teaching safe and healthy relationship skills to adolescents and promoting healthy sexuality are strategies and approaches that can prevent violence. This web conference will explore […]

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May 9, 2018

CDC releases 2015 data on intimate partner and sexual violence

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Today, CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has released a report brief highlighting National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) data from 2015. The 2015 report brief shows the prevalence of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence. It contains similar findings to previous NISVS data sets, suggesting that the survey’s measures are reliable. Understanding the prevalence […]

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April 27, 2018

Addressing Access to Alcohol and Alcohol Environments for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

While alcohol alone may not be a driver of violence, research shows that an increased concentration of alcohol establishments in communities heightens risk for multiple forms of violence, including sexual and domestic violence. This web conference will reference the evidence demonstrating connections between alcohol outlet density and violence such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s technical packages. Guests will […]

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