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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February 14, 2017

Peer Learning Forum – Linked Yet Distinct: Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Session 1 Audio Recording Session 2 Recording Participation in the Peer Learning Forum is restricted to state and territorial RPE grantees, state DELTA FOCUS grantees, state/territorial sexual violence coalitions and state/territorial domestic violence coalitions. Linked Yet Distinct: Prevention of Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence  The fields of sexual violence (SV) and intimate partner violence (IPV) are both rooted in social […]

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February 7, 2017

We Choose All of Us

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“We encourage you to envision a world where everyone is valued, everyone is safe, everyone can thrive. We choose all of us.” — We Choose All of Us Campaign Last year, we blogged about Our Gender Revolution, an initiative from the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence that centers youth leadership and gender equity in efforts to prevent sexual and […]

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February 6, 2017

Federal Efforts to Address Sexual Violence at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017 (This web conference will be held only once. It will be recorded and archived.) Please note this web conference will be held an hour earlier than typical PreventConnect web conferences.  TIME ZONE TIME HAWAII (HST/HDT) 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ALASKA (AKST/AKDT) 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM PACIFIC (PST/PDT) 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM MOUNTAIN (MST/MDT) 11:00 […]

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February 1, 2017

#TeenDVMonth 2017: Preventing Teen Dating Violence and Supporting Youth Activism

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February means different things to different people, but for those of us working in violence prevention the beginning of February signifies the start of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (#teenDVmonth). Not only is this month an opportunity to promote healthy relationships, but it is also a time to commit to listening to the communities we are wanting to impact. When […]

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January 31, 2017

New PreventConnect Campus eLearning Course -Online Module Selection through a Prevention Lens

In this podcast, LB Klein and Drew Rizzo from Campus Advocates and Prevention Professionals Association (CAPPA), highlight a new eLearning course developed with PreventConnect Campus titled Online Module Selection through a Prevention Lens. This eLearning course focuses on online sexual and domestic violence prevention modules being used by college and university campuses, and is intended to build a foundation for college administrators and […]

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January 31, 2017

PreventConnect Campus: A look back at the first year

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This blog post originally appeared as an article in the Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the National Sexual Violence Center‘s newsletter, The Resource.  Sexual violence on college and university campuses has dominated the headlines for several years now. The work of student activists, leadership from the White House, and media in the form of documentary films, best-selling books, and too many […]

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January 31, 2017

Action Planning: Building Capacity for Primary Prevention on Campus

The 2016 National Sexual Assault Conference, “Hopeful Future, Honored Past,” was held in Washington, D.C. August 31-September 2, 2016. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. This workshop highlights the need for collaborative strategies to prevent campus sexual violence and provides an overview of state-level action planning. Presenters from Centers for Disease Control […]

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January 31, 2017

Reconstructing the Power and Control Wheel: Trauma Informed IPV Education

The 2016 National Sexual Assault Conference, “Hopeful Future, Honored Past,” was held in Washington, D.C. August 31-September 2, 2016. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. This workshop, presented by Transcend Charlotte and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte , addresses the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming college students in gender based violence education. The […]

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January 26, 2017

Public Health Approach to Preventing Human Trafficking

THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 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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January 26, 2017

Intertwined and Aligned: Supporting Health Equity and Justice in Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 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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