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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November 30, 2017

Sexual Violence Prevention and Disability

Part 1   Part 2 In parts 1 and 2 of this podcast, PreventConnect discusses the intersection of sexual violence and disability with Jessica Silver, Linda Sandman, and Jae Jin Pak of Illinois Imagines. The conversation explores the prevention components of the statewide project, Illinois Imagines, which seeks to improve services to people with disabilities and create space for their […]

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November 29, 2017

Call for prevention workshop proposals at the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference

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The Call for Proposals is now open for the 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC). The annual conference will be hosted by the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault and held August 29-31 in Anaheim, California. The theme of the 2018 conference is, “Bold Moves: Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation.” As the theme implies, prevention will be a key focus […]

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November 25, 2017

16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence: Together We Can End GBV in Education!

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Together We Can End GBV in Education! is the theme of the 2017 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.  Starting today, activists throughout the world are tacking action toward ending violence. The Campaign describes itself as “The ever-growing use of social media has expanded its reach and opportunities for community mobilization. More than 25 years after it first began, […]

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November 14, 2017

Sport + Prevention Center now open: Sport is part of the solution to prevent sexual and domestic violence

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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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November 9, 2017

New Connecting the Dots online training from CDC

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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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November 8, 2017

New Prevention Institute resources explore connections between violence prevention and early childhood development

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This is a guest blog post from Alisha Somji, Program Coordinator at Prevention Institute  As the PreventConnect community increasingly seeks to prevent multiple forms of violence across the life course, it is critical to think about how violence intersects with early childhood development. Research and practice has emphasized the impact of violence within the home, but little attention has been […]

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November 6, 2017

Sport is Part of the Solution to Ending Sexual and Domestic Violence: Launching Raliance’s NEW Sport + Prevention Center

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  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 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 […]

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November 6, 2017

Uber to Drive Change in Communities through Partnership with Raliance

Raliance has announced a new 5-year partnership with Uber to address and prevent sexual violence in communities. This commitment from Uber marks the second corporate partnership for Raliance. In 2015, the National Football League provided an initial investment to fund Raliance’s mission to end sexual violence in one generation. Uber has also partnered with the National Network to End Domestic […]

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November 2, 2017

How to prevent sexual harassment and violence before it happens

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PreventConnect’s David Lee and Prevention Institute‘s Lisa Fujie Parks co-wrote an piece for the Sacramento Bee titled How to prevent sexual harassment and violence before it happens. “We also need to prevent these harmful behaviors in the first place. We know a lot about what works to prevent sexual harassment and violence, and we need to move in that direction. […]

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October 31, 2017

Preventing Human Trafficking against Individuals with Disabilities

  In this 2-part podcast, PreventConnect talks with Lydia Sharp of Equal Justice Works, Jody Haskins of International Organization for Adolescents, and Jae Jin Pak, a disability advocate, to discuss the intersection of disability and human trafficking. The group discusses the work they are doing to address this intersection and highlights the significance of community partnerships and collaboration to prevent […]

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