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Fostering Strategic Partnerships to Prevent Violence Against Women

May 5, 2005

Presenters: Larry Cohen and Lisa Fujie-Parks, Prevention Institute

Host: David Lee, Prevention Connection

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the role that coalitions can play in achieving desired outcomes to prevent violence against women
  • Be familiar with the 8 Steps to Effective Coalition Building, a tool for fostering and maintaining strategic partnerships
  • Understand the relationship between objectives, coalition member, and structure to achieve outcomes.

Materials and Additional Resources

  1. Presentation Slides PDF
  2. The Tension of Turf: Making it Work for the Coalition PDF
  3. Eight Steps to Effective Coalition Building PDF
  4. Spectrum of Prevention Overview PDF
  5. Prevention Institute Capacity Statement PDF

Complete the post-conference learning activity

  • Eight Steps to Building Learning Activity PDF

Also visit Prevention Institute’s website ( to read more about their tools, including Tension of Turf and Eight Steps

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