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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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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September 28, 2017

Research, Teaching and Community Engagement: 2017 Linda Saltzman New Investigator Award

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  Raliance joined Futures Without Violence and the National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to sponsor the 6th biennial Linda Saltzman New Investigator Award that recognizes an outstanding new investigator with 2-10 years of experience working in the field of domestic violence, sexual violence, or dating violence. This Award was presented today at the National Conference […]

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September 27, 2017

Muslim Girls Making Change (and managing adults, too)

This is a guest post from Kiran Waqar and Hawa Adam of Muslim Girls Making Change. Kiran and Hawa provided a keynote presentation (recording shown below) at the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault Statewide (CALCASA) Conference in August.  This summer we were invited to provide a keynote at the CALCASA Statewide Conference. Having begun our journey as activists not too long […]

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September 19, 2017

Building a movement for prevention

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PreventConnect’s David Lee gave the opening presentation at the Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence‘s Statewide Conference yesterday in Reno, Nevada.  His presentation highlighted his personal path to prevention from his mother volunteering at a domestic violence hotline in the 1970s to being a Move to End Violence Movement Maker. Click here to see links to the references […]

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September 11, 2017

5 years of Insight and Action: #PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conferences

Since 2012, PreventConnect has hosted the #PowerInPrevention Ending Child Sexual Abuse Web Conference Series.  With hosts Cordelia Anderson and Joan Tabachnick, this series has held 27 web conference where experts has shared their insights and resources to inspire action toward preventing child sexual abuse. Check out the recordings and materials from these web conferences to support your work toward ending […]

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September 6, 2017

Peer Learning Forum: Implementing Community-Level Strategies to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 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) […]

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September 6, 2017

Hockey Sets New Expectations That Embrace Its Role Off the Rink

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Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the NHL Players Association (NHL PA), joined by 15 other leaders in the international hockey community, announced a Declaration of Principles for the sport of hockey that defines hockey’s role in building character, fostering positive values, and developing important life skills. These principles raise the bar for hockey organizations in the United States […]

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August 31, 2017

Community Colleges: Opportunities for Sexual Violence Prevention

The 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference, “From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action,” was held in Dallas, Texas June 7-9 2017. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. Ashleigh Klein-Jimenez of PreventConnect and CALCASA explores sexual violence prevention opportunities for community college campuses. Community colleges face unique challenges when it comes to prevention, but […]

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August 31, 2017

Unpacking the Prevention Toybox

The 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference, “From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action,” was held in Dallas, Texas June 7-9 2017. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. In this workshop, Colleen Yeakle of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) presents an overview of a “toybox” of prevention activities that ICADV developed to […]

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August 31, 2017

Ignite Talk – Generation of Change: Communicating about Prevention Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Prior to the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference in Dallas, Texas, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center hosted the 2017 RPE Leadership Training.  Ignite Talks sparked important conversations about advancing our prevention work.  Pamela Mejia of Berkeley Media Studies Group reflects on the journey she took from believing that sexual violence was just an unfortunate part of life to realizing that it can be prevented. Pamela shares her […]

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August 31, 2017

Keeping It Real: Methods to Level Up Youth-Led Programming

The 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference, “From Courageous Conversations to Critical Action,” was held in Dallas, Texas June 7-9 2017. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here. Tonjie Reese of Break the Cycle explores methods for activating young people as change makers and discusses the important distinctions between efforts that are “adult driven” […]

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