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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July 16, 2018

E-Learning Module: Considerations in Developing Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policies in Youth-Serving Organizations

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Youth serving organizations are an important part of our communities and can be places for empowerment in the lives of young people. They are often a place where youth grow, learn, form relationships with peers, and have fun. Outside of these functions, youth serving organizations also strive to provide a safe environment. This course is intended for advocates, prevention practitioners, […]

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July 10, 2018

PreventConnect Web Conference Guest Profiles

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  PreventConnect web conferences routinely feature the work and experiences of prevention practitioners from across the country, engaged in a variety of strategies to prevent sexual and domestic violence. Our web conference series this year, produced with our partners at Prevention Institute, embraces the theme, From a Cycle of Violence to a Culture of Safety and Equity. Guests in this series have […]

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July 5, 2018

2018 Campus Prevention Network Summit in New Orleans

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  Over 600 people committed to preventing sexual violence on college campuses gathered in New Orleans last month for the Campus Prevention Network Summit (#CPN2018), hosted by EVERFI. This was the 10th year of the annual summit that features research, innovative ideas, and networking opportunities to build capacity and strengthen prevention efforts on college and university campuses. I had the opportunity […]

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June 27, 2018

Participatory Action in Schools: Improving school climate and safety in K-12 schools for sexual and teen dating violence prevention

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More and more school communities are recognizing that there are powerful opportunities to support healthy teen relationships by elevating youth voices. Building off of CDC’s technical packages that list strategies to improve school climate and safety, prevention practitioners, school personnel and youth are partnering to prevent teen dating violence and other forms of violence. This web conference will feature guests who have […]

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June 13, 2018

New Training Resources from A Call to Men and Bringing in the Bystander

A Call to Men has announced the launch of a free online certification training for their LIVERESPECT Coaching Healthy &Respectful Manhood Curriculum. The online training program consists of three 25-50 minute webinars designed for educators, coaches, and mentors working with middle- and high-school boys. The curriculum is meant to prevent bullying and dating violence in school and sports by promoting […]

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May 30, 2018

Prevention Focused Workshops at the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference

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The countdown to the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference has begun! The theme of this year’s conference is, “Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation,” so it is not surprising that the conference agenda is full of prevention-focused workshops across all of the tracks. We have compiled a list of workshops that have a prevention-focus. Download the list here […]

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May 29, 2018

Community-Level Indicators: Advancements in Evaluating Sexual, Domestic, and Other Forms of Violence Prevention

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Decreases in violence are often incremental and require a long-term commitment and comprehensive strategies. Because of this, evaluating social change can seem daunting and not always feasible. How do we measure if our efforts are contributing to the changes we want to see in communities? What are community-level indicators and how do we evaluate them in feasible ways? This web […]

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May 15, 2018

We want your feedback!

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PreventConnect is conducting a survey of its participants and would like to hear from you! To say thanks, we will enter you in a drawing to win a $250 Amazon gift card. If you have any questions, please contact Jenine Spotnitz at [email protected] Please complete the survey by clicking on the above image by Friday, May 25, 2018.  

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May 15, 2018

Open Letters to Prevent Sexual Harassment, Misconduct and Abuse in the Workplace

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This is a guest blog by Julie Patrick, Raliance’s National Partners Liaison: Raliance, a Washington, DC-based national partnership dedicated to ending sexual violence in one generation, recently partnered with teamed up with human capital professionals Huntbridge, and Kindall Evolve to provide training, tools and consulting to help companies working to strengthen their sexual harassment policies and procedures. The collaboration published […]

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May 15, 2018

Men’s Response to #MeToo: One Local Effort

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This is a guest blog post by Rus Ervin Funk. Rus is a consultant and activist (www.rusfunk.me), and serves on the steering committee of the North American MenEngage Network (www.namen.menengage.org). For over 18 months, we have heard women sharing their stories about sexual harassment and violence through #MeToo. For most of that time, men have been largely silent, with periodic […]

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