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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December 21, 2018

Adult Survivors as Movement Leaders: Lessons Learned from the Just Beginnings Collaborative

Adult survivors of child sexual abuse can be our greatest leaders to find solutions for ending child sexual abuse. Those most impacted are survivors whose sexual orientations, racial/cultural and gender identities have been historically and contemporarily excluded from efforts to end sexual violence. These survivors are leading prevention innovations through storytelling to break shame and stigma, and to interrupt, end […]

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December 20, 2018

Changing the Culture of Schools, Churches, and Communities to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: Lessons Learned from the Just Beginnings Collaborative

The Just Beginnings Collaborative is a network of national leaders to end child sexual abuse, and this web conference is the first of three web conferences highlighting the impactful work of the Just Beginnings Collaborative network. Join us as we discuss how shifting culture within the heart of organizations and communities can lead to great impacts on preventing child sexual […]

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December 14, 2018

Building Connections: ASTHO’s 2018 Prevention Legislation Scan

  ASTHO, the Association of State and Territory Health Officials, recently released their Sexual Violence Prevention Legislation Scan for 2018. This scan focused on two topics that are both modifiable risk factors for sexual and domestic violence: adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and housing insecurity. Experiencing housing insecurity, an eviction, or homelessness increases risk factors and decrease protective factors for sexual […]

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December 12, 2018

Preventing ACEs and Sexual Violence at Every Age

Primary prevention of sexual and domestic violence occurs at any age, and often our efforts are most impactful when prevention begins early in a person’s life. Preventing sexual and intimate partner violence from a young age can have significant impacts on preventing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), too. So how do we prevent ACEs, especially child sexual abuse and exploitation, before […]

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December 10, 2018

Registration opens for 2019 NASPA Strategies Conference

Registration is now open for the  2019 NASPA Strategies Conferences. The 2019 NASPA Strategies Conferences will provide student affairs practitioners, and their community partners, with the knowledge and skills to effectively address collegiate alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, sexual violence prevention and response, and well-being through a variety of comprehensive and integrative approaches. In addition to robust and engaging educational sessions, highlights include plenary discussions by Angela […]

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December 5, 2018

RALIANCE’s Annual Progress Report Out Now

“Prevention is possible. Survivor’s voices are powerful. Together, we will end sexual violence.” This year brought sexual violence, harassment, and harm to the center of our national conversations and media, thanks to the #MeToo movement and the strength and resiliency of survivors sharing their stories and seeking accountability for perpetrators. RALIANCE‘s newest publication Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation: A […]

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December 3, 2018

Re-Envisioning Community Norms: Social norms change as a sexual and domestic violence prevention strategy

What are social norms and how are they related to our sexual and relational safety? Norms shape our beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, and influence our sense of what’s acceptable and not acceptable within a community or society at large. When we understand norms as a key factor that shapes the likelihood of sexual and domestic violence, we can see more […]

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November 29, 2018

2018 NSAC Prevention Focused Workshop Recordings are Here!

The 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference, “Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation,” was held in Anaheim, CA, August 29-31, 2018.  Missed a workshop at the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference? Want to revisit a key highlight from a presenter? Check out our recordings from the following prevention focused workshops from the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference! Project DOT […]

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November 29, 2018

2018 National Sexual Assault Conference: Focus, Framing & Facts: Promoting prevention with strategic communication choices

The 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference, “Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation,” was held in Anaheim, CA, August 29-31 2018. This workshop was part of the Prevention track, co-sponsored by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Learn more and access workshop […]

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November 29, 2018

Youth Leadership in Preventing Teen Dating Violence

We are so excited that the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence asked us to share the incredible youth-led and youth-centered teen dating violence and sexual violence prevention work we’ve learned about here on PreventConnect! We could talk about the amazing work these organizations do for hours, but here are links for you to learn direct from these organizations and […]

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