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PreventIPV Newsletter: #1Thing for TDVAM

Date: 
Tuesday, 19 February 2019

This February, we're building on our #1Thing message for Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month as we work to promote healthy dating relationships and support the collective action of young people for social change. We believe that each of us has a role to play in preventing dating violence, promoting gender and racial equity, and creating the world we wish to live in!

How can we create meaningful connections with youth leaders seeking opportunities to become vocal advocates for themselves and their communities?

Date: 
Friday, 1 February 2019

"When we treat each other with respect and value each other, we have the beginnings of ending violence in our communities. Promoting ‘unity’ is how we can accomplish those goals." - Tanae LeClaire

Awareness Highlights: What #1Thing will you do to prevent teen dating violence?

Date: 
Monday, 4 February 2019

NRCDV’s Domestic Violence Awareness Project is carrying our #1Thing message into February as we work to promote healthy relationships, consent, and support for survivors in recognition of Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. Each and every one of us can play a role in preventing relationship violence across the lifespan, promoting gender and racial equity, and creating the world we wish to live in – and that can start with just one thing!

Preventing sexual violence requires early, appropriate sex ed

Date: 
Tuesday, 29 January 2019

“Research studies show that this does work, sex (education) does lead to preventing sexual abuse, violence and bullying,” said Sasha Grenier, a Oregon Department of Education sexual education specialist. “It does that by several different key messages, including teaching students how to recognize and maintain healthy relationships, identify and communicate their own boundaries, values and needs and by laying a foundation of social emotional skills that promote empathy and respect for others.”

Sport is Part of the Solution to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

Date: 
Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Webinar Announcement

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

Sport can be part of the solution to ending sexual and domestic violence, join for an informative webinar on how you can harness the power and influence of sport to prevent sexual and domestic violence in your community.

From Foundations to Conversations and Innovations: Applying a public health approach to preventing sexual and domestic violence

Date: 
Thursday, 24 January 2019

Webinar Announcement

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

Whether you’re new to the field or just wanting a refresher as you kick off the new year, this introductory web conference will provide an overview of a public health approach to preventing sexual and domestic violence.

Mobilizing and Organizing Communities to End Child Sexual Abuse: Lessons Learned from the Just Beginnings Collaborative

Date: 
Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Webinar Announcement

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

Presenters will share their experiences in incorporating indigenous traditions and values to end child sexual abuse in HUD federal housing communities, engaging parents and service providers to prevent child sexual abuse in farmworker communities, and promote holistic conversations about sex and sexuality.

Adult Survivors as Movement Leaders: Lessons Learned from the Just Beginnings Collaborative

Date: 
Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Webinar Announcement

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

Adult survivors of child sexual abuse can be our greatest leaders to find solutions for ending child sexual abuse. Join PreventConnect in this web conference as we learn what it looks like to move toward a culture of healing and survivor-centered accountability by centering survivor leadership.

Changing the Culture of Schools, Churches, and Communities to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: Lessons Learned from the Just Beginnings Collaborative

Date: 
Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Webinar Announcement

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

Join PreventConnect as they discuss how shifting culture within the heart of organizations and communities can lead to great impacts on preventing child sexual abuse. From churches and schools to community organizations and families, every facet of a community has a role to play in preventing and ending child sexual abuse.

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.

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