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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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#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.

Reimagining Institutional Approaches to Ending Sexual Violence: Advancing organizational change with the Culture of Respect Collective

Date: 
Friday, 28 September 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 along with Culture of Respect staff and current Culture of Respect Collective participants, to learn about the Collective and its benefits, and how this comprehensive and targeted approach to institutional change has strengthened campus communities together as they work to end sexual violence.

Centering the Margins: Advancing health equity for sexual and domestic violence prevention

Date: 
Friday, 31 August 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

How do we take theory and values about health equity and put them into action? This web conference from PreventConnect will focus on how practitioners and advocates are centering the margins in their prevention work – meaning sharing power with and elevating opportunities for groups who have been historically and continue to be marginalized.

Back to School: Youth Leadership as Violence Prevention Work

Date: 
Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

This webinar from the NW Network will 1) unpack the impacts of adultism on youth and how it affects experiences of violence and 2) walk through organizational tools for supporting youth self-determination and organizational input.

Addressing Sexual Assault on Campus: From Implementation to Evaluation

Date: 
Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

Representatives from multidisciplinary state-level teams from Florida, Hawai’i, Kansas and Montana will highlight lessons learned from their participation and provide an overview of their bystander intervention efforts.

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Prevention

Date: 
Thursday, 13 September 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, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and CDC researchers to learn more about the long-term economic cost of intimate partner violence and implications for prevention policy and practice.

It’s My Prerogative: Consent and Healthy Sexuality for People with Disabilities

Date: 
Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

This webinar will review the need for sexuality education for people with disabilities, issues around consent to sex for people with disabilities, how to talk to people with disabilities about consent, and resources for discussing sexuality with people with disabilities with the ultimate goal of promoting safe and autonomous sexual relationships. 

Culturally-Informed Prevention: Preventing sexual and domestic violence in communities of color

Date: 
Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

Prevention work in all communities should be culturally informed – not only drawing from research, but also addressing community context. Join PreventConnect to learn from advocates and practitioners who are embracing culture as an asset across racial and ethnic lines and working in and with communities of color to create inclusive, safe environments.

Call For Stories: My #1Thing

Date: 
Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Accomplishing the social transformation necessary to achieve a world that is peaceful, equitable, and just requires the collective power of individuals, families, institutions, and systems – each whose “one thing” adds value to creating and sustaining healthy communities. This is an invitation for activists, advocates, survivors, community leaders, parents, teachers, day care providers, health care professionals, faith leaders, social workers, attorneys, judges, law enforcement, government workers, and others with an interest in adding their story to our collective effort to end domestic violence!

DVAM 2018 Countdown: Inspiring Action Through a Unified Message – What is your #1Thing?

Date: 
Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Webinar Announcement

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

The DVAM 2018 action guide is here! This webinar will mark the official launch of the #1Thing message, offering an opportunity to learn about its purpose and the inspiration behind it, and providing access to free materials and tools to support you in bringing the message to your community.

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