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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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Yesterday was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marking the start of the 25th year of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender -Based Violence. Activists from around the world are dedicating these next 15 days to action that will move us closer to eliminating sexual and domestic violence. UN Women is participating in the 16 Days of Activism […]

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

Debuting at the 2016 National Conference is the inaugural report on the state of sexual violence in the U.S. issued by Raliance, a new national partnership led by National Sexual Violence Resource Center, the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault-PreventConnect and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. The report titled “Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation: A progress report for […]

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Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention

PreventConnect is happy to announce our 2016 web conference series, Beyond Partnerships: Shared Linkages for Prevention. Join PreventConnect, our partner Prevention Institute, invited guests and experts, and prevention practitioners throughout the nation (and world) for these discussions about prevention at the community level, as well as strategies for shifting norms and the importance of collaborating with other movements. As PreventConnect’s […]

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June 14, 2017

New Report on Hate Violence against LGBTQ & HIV affected Individuals

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Sexual and domestic violence often intersects with other forms of oppression and hate violence, often encountered and experienced by those individuals with multiple marginal identities such as the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected people. Hate violence is manifested through physical violence, verbal and street harassment, sexual violence, and discrimination, and other forms of abuse. Unfortunately, multiple identities such as […]

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June 14, 2017

#SurvivedAndPunished: Implications for Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence (Part 2)

  In Part 1 of this podcast, community organizers Colby Lenz and Rachel Caidor had discussed the #SurvivedAndPunished social justice movement and the implications for primary prevention of sexual and domestic violence. In Part 2 of this podcast, Rachel and Colby continue to provide a preview of the network gathering of activists, formerly incarcerated survivors, and organizers scheduled at the Allied Media Conference tomorrow, June […]

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June 14, 2017

#SurvivedAndPunished: Implications for Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence (Part 1)

In Part 1 of this podcast, community organizers Colby Lenz and Rachel Caidor discuss the #SurvivedAndPunished social justice movement and the implications for primary prevention of sexual and domestic violence.  

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June 7, 2017

CDPH’s Violence Prevention Initiative Releases “The Role of Public Health” Report

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) launched the “Violence Prevention Initiative” in 2015, as an effort to bring prevention to the forefront of health promotion in California. Last week, the Violence Prevention Initiative released a report on the importance of prioritizing prevention and addressing violence as a public health issue . The long-term and intergenerational impacts of sexual violence […]

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June 2, 2017

Bystander Intervention: Building the Evidence Base for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 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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May 31, 2017

Transformative Justice and Community Accountability in Preventing Sexual and Domestic Violence in Marginalized Communities

In the podcast, PreventConnect talks to Priya Rai, the Queer Network Program Coordinator & Anti-Human Trafficking Organizer at API Chaya, about considering and implementing transformative justice frameworks and community accountability practices for preventing  sexual and domestic violence in marginalized communities.

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May 31, 2017

Exploring Adolescent Breakup Experiences in Preventing Teen Dating Violence

  In this podcast, Anne Kirkner, Katherine Lorenz, and Shannon Harper  from the University of Illinois at Chicago talk about the role of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ breakups among adolescent relationships as possible risk and protective factors and presents teen dating violence prevention implications. For more information about the study, contact Anne Kirkner via email [email protected]  

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May 22, 2017

Community Accountability for Safety: Building Capacity to Make Sexual and Domestic Violence a Community Responsibility

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 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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May 22, 2017

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices

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TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 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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May 22, 2017

New report on strategies to prevent domestic violence

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One in four women were victims of contact sexual violence, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner with a negative impact such as injury, fear, concern for safety or needing services.  We need to not only respond to this violence, but need to prevent it.  How do we do this? In order to prevent the violence, we need to […]

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