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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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Re-Envisioning Community Norms: Social Norms Change as a Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention Strategy

Date: 
Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

Norms shape our beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, and influence our sense of what’s acceptable and not acceptable within a community or society at large. In this web conference, presenters will explore how changing norms can help us move toward equity, accountability, and justice and a more expansive understanding of gender — all rooted in respect for people to live free from violence.

Together, we can change norms to prevent sexual violence and harassment

Date: 
Monday, 18 December 2017

"Norms shape our beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, and influence our sense of what’s acceptable and not acceptable within a community or society at large. When we understand norms as a key factor that shapes the likelihood of sexual violence and harassment, we can see more clearly what needs to change and which strategies will be effective."

How Schools Can Reduce Sexual Violence

Date: 
Thursday, 15 November 2018

"One of the most effective and powerful ways of encouraging young people to make healthy decisions is to know the truth about their friends," psychologist Alan Berkowitz explains. "Because in fact most of their friends are healthy."

Getting Started on Supporting Economic Opportunity for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention

Date: 
Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Webinar Announcement

1:30 - 3pm Eastern / 12:30 - 2pm Central / 11:30am - 1pm Mountain / 10:30am - 12pm Pacific

Join PreventConnect for this web conference where presenters will share emerging work in Ohio and Alaska focused on increasing economic opportunities for prevention as part of their DELTA Impact work and partnerships.

What else can men do to prevent domestic and sexual violence?

Date: 
Monday, 5 November 2018

Because we believe that preventing gender-based violence is everyone’s responsibility, and because men are particularly well positioned to influence masculine norms and men’s behavior, we’ve asked, “What else can men do to prevent domestic and sexual violence?"

Fall 2018 Newsletter: #1Thing for DVAM

Date: 
Tuesday, 16 October 2018

This year's message for Domestic Violence Awareness Month expands on the Awareness + Action = Social Change campaign, which emphasizes the importance of “being part of the equation” to end domestic violence by engaging in proactive efforts to interrupt the cultural rules, norms, and constructs that support it. By encouraging people to do #1Thing, we acknowledge that everyone has a role to play, no matter how small, in our collective effort to transform our communities.

Interventions that Work: Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Among Youth

Date: 
Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Webinar Announcement

1:30 - 3pm Eastern / 12:30 - 2pm Central / 11:30am - 1pm Mountain / 10:30am - 12pm Pacific

Join this webinar to learn about the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommendation for interventions to prevent intimate partner violence and sexual violence among youth.

Fostering School Environments that Prevent Teen Dating Violence and Sexual Harassment

Date: 
Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

Join PreventConnect for this web conference where presenters will dive deeper into what infrastructure is needed to implement comprehensive school-based violence prevention and how practitioners are going about this.

Coming To The Right Answer By Themselves: Talking With Boys About Sexual Assault

Date: 
Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Moving Traditions founder and CEO Deborah Meyer says the goal is not to tell teens how they should behave, but to give them the space and guidance to arrive at the right answer with their peers. "We help guys uncover the tenderness and the connection and the joy in themselves, as a human being, and develop for themselves a sense of ethics and values and responsibility," Meyer says.

#1Thing Action Guide: Action Through a Unified Message

Date: 
Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Domestic violence impacts millions of people each year, but it can be prevented. It requires the collective voice and power of individuals, families, institutions, and systems – each whose “one thing” adds a valuable and powerful component to transforming our communities.

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