Prevent IPV News

Check here for regular updates about happenings in the prevention field including emerging programs and campaigns, upcoming events and funding announcements, and the release of publications and reports relevant to the primary prevention of intimate partner violence.

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Preventing violence in our homes: Meeting this moment with connection, care, and justice (Part 2)

Date: 
Thursday, 30 April 2020

This second blog post of the series from PreventConnect is about informing and advocating with funders and policymakers during this time of crisis. It spotlights Ujima’s policy efforts to support Black women and the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health’s guidance on strategic partnerships between philanthropy and grantees to best support families and communities.

Preventing violence in our homes: Meeting this moment with connection, care, and justice (Part 1)

Date: 
Thursday, 23 April 2020

Children, youth, and families are experiencing intensified stresses and new traumas as our country and the entire world works to contain the novel coronavirus and save lives. This first blog of the series from PreventConnect unpacks the increased risks for violence in the home during this time of crisis and spotlights efforts by Center at McKinleyville in Humboldt County, CA and the National Compadres Network to support connection and care.

Moving Power: Authentically Engaging Youth in the Community to Prevent Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Date: 
Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Webinar Announcement

2:00-3:30pm Eastern / 1:00-2:30pm Central / 12:00-1:30pm Mountain / 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific

Engaging youth in violence prevention efforts is essential to creating change in our communities and culture. Many organizations are exploring creative approaches to engage youth outside of and beyond classroom settings. Join PreventConnect and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence to learn how state coalitions and their community partners move power, not information, to youth and provide leadership opportunities to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence.

A Strong Economic Foundation: A Preventative Approach to SV/IPV

Date: 
Friday, 8 May 2020

Webinar Announcement

10:00-11:00am Eastern / 9:00-10:00am Central / 8:00-9:00am Mountain / 7:00-8:00am Pacific

During this webinar, presenters will explore how economic justice initiatives are an integral part of our work to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence (SV/IPV).

Exploring Media Literacy with a Focus on Young People of Color

Date: 
Thursday, 7 May 2020

Webinar Announcement

1:00-2:30pm Eastern / 12:00-1:30pm Central / 11:00am-12:30pm Mountain / 10:00-11:30am Pacific

As advocates for prevention, engaging in critical media literacy will allow us to change narratives and to be more conscious of the messages young people of color are receiving. During the webinar, participants will be given an overview of critical media literacy, including deeper knowledge of how to access, evaluate, and analyze media. 

PreventIPV Special Announcement: Prevention Work in the Face of COVID-19 (April 2020)

Date: 
Friday, 3 April 2020

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence has gathered resources capturing diverse perspectives on this work as it relates to the COVID-19 crisis, in addition to resources that can be utilized by preventionists, educators and caregivers alike to help foster family resilience, justice, and hope.

Let’s Connect: Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention During a Pandemic

Date: 
Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Webinar Announcement

3:30-5:00pm Eastern / 2:30-4:00pm Central / 1:30-3:00pm Mountain / 12:30-2:00pm Pacific

Join PreventConnect and state-level DELTA Impact and RPE technical assistance providers to be in community and converse about how we can continue our work to prevent violence during challenging times.

What does gender-based violence prevention look like in the face of COVID-19?

Date: 
Friday, 27 March 2020

Despite the fear, despair, and uncertainty our communities are experiencing, there is an abundance of connectedness, support, and hope. At its core, prevention work is about fostering thriving individuals, families, and communities, which makes addressing the impact of COVID-19 and working to promote health equity, racial justice, and community care as sustainable remedies to foster healthy and thriving communities imperative at this challenging and uncertain time.

Preventing Sexual and Domestic Violence in Rural Communities: From Resistance to Resilience

Date: 
Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Webinar Announcement

2:00-3:30pm Eastern / 1:00-2:30pm Central / 12:00-1:30pm Mountain / 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific

Join PreventConnect on this web conference to learn from two RPE-funded local programs and a state coalition and their local program about the challenges, opportunities, and successes in preventing sexual and intimate partner violence in rural communities.

PreventIPV Winter Newsletter: Mobilizing Communities for TDVAM

Date: 
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

February 2020 marks 10 years of working to prevent teen dating violence for Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights resources for promoting community connectedness and mobilization for social change, with a particular focus on youth-centered initiatives.

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