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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February 21, 2018

A National Study on Sexual Harassment and Assault

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Sexual assault and harassment is pervasive. With the national discussion about sexual assault and harassment driven by survivors voices (such as #MeToo in social media), the public to recognizing that sexual violence takes place in many locations including work. In the new study released today by Stop Street Harassment, we learn not only how frequently sexual abuse take place and […]

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February 20, 2018

The Cost of Sexual Violence is high: Invest in Prevention

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Today the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) released a report The Cost and Consequences of Sexual Violence in California that shows the costs of sexual violence in California in 2012 was $140 billion including both tangible and intangible costs.  To reduce those costs we must invest in prevention. CALCASA’s Chief Executive Officer Sandra Henriquez wrote about the importance of […]

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February 15, 2018

What’s in a Frame?: Communicating effectively to get attention for sexual violence prevention

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018 (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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February 9, 2018

Looking for Speakers for Upcoming PreventConnect Event

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Movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp have driven national discussions about sexual violence in new and encouraging ways. As conversations around supporting survivors and holding people accountable continue, it is an important time to move prevention to the forefront. In March, PreventConnect will host a national online Prevention Town Hall for prevention practitioners to explore together how to advance prevention in this new […]

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February 6, 2018

How to Build Organizational Capacity to Support Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018 (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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February 5, 2018

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month 2018

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  February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (#TeenDVMonth) and an opportunity to highlight efforts to prevent teen dating violence and the vast landscape of youth activism. The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) has activities planned each Tuesday and Thursday in February including a podcast series sharing the stories of young social change activists, an #ImAnActivisit […]

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February 5, 2018

Situational prevention to end sexual violence on campuses

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How do we prevent sexual and domestic violence?  While many prevention strategies try to educate and train, individuals to change their knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behavior, greater impact can be made by making changes in the environment. This is the principle behind public health frameworks such as the Social Ecological Model and Spectrum of Prevention. A new publication, Enhancing Campus […]

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February 2, 2018

ThisGen Youth Leaders Meet at Pro Bowl 2018

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Post : ThisGEN Doing the Work   This past Saturday at the National Football League’s Pro Bowl Weekend, Raliance and Break the Cycle gathered over 20 youth from the Orlando area to explore how sport can be a platform to end gender based violence. Building off the success of Raliance’s 2017 ThisGEN Youth Summit, this event focused on developing youth […]

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January 30, 2018

Raliance Researcher Think Tank on sport and sexual violence prevention

In late 2018, the national partnership Raliance released the Sport + Prevention Center, an online resource on how sport can be part of the solution to prevent sexual and domestic violence. That resource was based on a literature review, interviews with 49 experts, and informed by the insights from previous think tanks convened by Raliance consisting of representatives of sport […]

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January 9, 2018

New Report: Themes and Summaries from the 2017 PreventConnect Web Conference Series

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PreventConnect and Prevention Institute have released a new report exploring themes emerging from the 2017 PreventConnect web conference series, Toward Community Health and Justice. Over the course of 8 web conferences, three overall themes emerged: Sexual and domestic violence prevention practitioners are using a health equity approach by addressing root factors of violence and working with communities to find solutions. […]

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