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August 16, 2011
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Casey Keene

VAWnet Special Collection:
Models in Prevention — CDC's DELTA Program

(7 mins) Casey Keene, VAWnet Manager from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, discusses the new "VAWnet Special Collection: Models in Prevention — CDC's DELTA Program," which highlights the intimate partner violence primary prevention work in 14 states during the last nine years. Listen here>>

Terri Phoenix

How to talk about the prevention of sexual violence in LGBTQ communities?
(5 mins) Terri Phoenix, Director at the UNC LGBTQ Center, spoke at the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault's iLEAD Conference in May 2011.
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Healthy Break-Ups and Why They Matter
(47 mins) Break-ups can be messy, painful and drawn-out. At Peace Over Violence's 3rd Annual Violence-Free Teens Conference, Casey Corcoran, Director of Start Strong Boston at the Boston Public Health Commission, and Nathaniel Brewer, Start Strong Peer Leader, explored what a healthy teen break-up looks like, feels like and sounds like as well as helped participants gain new skills and a better understanding of how break-ups can affect future relationships.
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10 year old acting on Green Dot

Eleni Koumis

As a survivor of childhood sexual assault, I always felt that children must be free to ask about adult behaviors that are confusing, even when it is behavior not related to sexual abuse. I realized how important it was for me to teach my children about sexual abuse and how to recognize it. I remember the first time my daughter, Eleni asked me the question, "What is rape?" At the time, she was five years old, and it was a day that I had brought her to work, so she was exposed to posters and conversations. I simply told her, "It is when someone takes something away from you."
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Emily May

PreventConnect web conference: Diversifying Leadership — Building the Voice and Vision to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence
Are you seeing the same faces at every meeting? Could your collaborative use an influx of inspiration? Does your leadership team really reflect your community? Join an insightful discussion with Hollaback's Emily May and Jeff Matsushita from the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence as we discuss how to incorporate the voice and vision of the diverse communities we serve. Participants will learn new strategies to diversify leadership and how these strategies strengthen efforts to prevent sexual and domestic violence. Be ready to join the discussion by sharing ideas or posing questions to our guests via live phone and text chat.

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