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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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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January 25, 2017

Mobilizing Men and Boys to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

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Mobilizing Men and Boys is an important approach toward preventing domestic violence and sexual assault. In the 2016 STOP SV: A Technical Package, the CDC described this approach as “an opportunity to encourage men and boys to be allies in preventing sexual and relationship violence by demonstrating their role in preventing violence….” Last week the Office on Violence Against Women […]

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January 19, 2017

Guidance for Men Supporting the Women’s March

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As men who are Move to End Violence Movement Makers, we will join women in this weekend’s Women’s March on Washington or one of the 370 allied Marches throughout the Country (“the March”). We march together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our […]

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January 10, 2017

Recap: White House “It’s On Us” Summit

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Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending the White House Office of the Vice President’s “It’s on Us” Summit. Attended by a constellation of anti-sexual violence allies, from survivors, to elected officials, social media celebrities, and athletics officials, this event was a celebration of the progress that we have made as a movement, since the White House Task Force […]

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January 6, 2017

Obama Administration Lasting Legacy: New Campus Sexual Violence Resources Released

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It has been three years since President Obama and Vice President Biden created the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. Over the course of the last three years, this Administration has provided important leadership on addressing sexual assault on college and university campuses. Vice President Biden, in particular, has helped elevate prevention, including primary prevention, as […]

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January 5, 2017

Back to Basics and Moving Beyond: A Prevention Approach to Sexual and Domestic Violence

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 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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January 1, 2017

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

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According to our partners at the Stalking Resource Center, a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, over 7.5 million people are stalked each year in the United States. Stalking is often committed by someone the victim knows, and stalking by an intimate partner is the most common and most dangerous type of stalking. This January marks the […]

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December 20, 2016

Engaging New Voices: Theme for 2017 Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) has announced Engaging New Voices as the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in 2017. Preventing sexual violence, and related forms of violence, requires addressing root causes and shifting social norms. It also requires that diverse voices are included in our prevention efforts. The 2017 SAAM campaign will focus on reaching and including new […]

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December 15, 2016

Shared Roots Project: Ohio Looks at Oppression in a Different Way

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This is a guest blog post from Lynn Bilal, Prevention Coordinator, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence. Author, bell hooks calls for looking at the interconnectedness of themes related to oppression. She asks us to consider each form of oppression as part of a larger system, rather than separately. Inspired by April’s PreventConnect webinar, the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence […]

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