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CDC Releases the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2016/2017 Report on Sexual Violence

Date: 
Tuesday, 14 June 2022

Know the numbers: Most recent NISVS Sexual Violence Report now available 

Spring 2022: Prioritizing Mental Health Through Connection

Date: 
Tuesday, 31 May 2022

For many of us, the collective trauma of COVID-19 and racial injustice, including the white supremacist, anti-Black murders in Buffalo on May 14th, has greatly impacted our mental health and wellness. Our collective grief, pain, and anger can feel at times like too much to bear. But we know that just as all forms of violence are interconnected, so too must be our response to it.

This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights the role of community connection in promoting mental well-being. Resources feature strategies for trauma-informed community building, community care, and healing justice.

Community Engagement: Intentionality and Health Equity

Date: 
Monday, 16 May 2022

Webinar Announcement

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

Building authentic community engagement in sexual and domestic violence prevention is an important aspect in building safe, healthy, and equitable communities. Join PreventConnect and Human Impact Partners for a discussion about the connections between structural inequities, violence prevention, and community engagement.

Monthly Preventionist Huddle

Date: 
Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Event Announcement

Violence prevention is essential work, but as preventionists, we often get isolated from one another. Join Women's Advocates the second Wednesday of every month from 1:30-2:30pm, starting May 11th!

Engaging Men National Strategy Center Launch

Date: 
Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Webinar Announcement

Session 1: Wednesday, May 18th at Noon Eastern / 9:00 AM Pacific 

Session 2: Wednesday, May 18th at 2:00 PM Eastern / 11:00 AM Pacific

​​​​​These interactive sessions will train participants in how to navigate Futures Without Violence's new National Strategy Center on Engaging Men to End Gender-Based Violence website, outline how the website’s content can best support their initiatives, and create connections between those involved in engaging men projects across the country.

Centering Connection for TDVAM 2022

Date: 
Friday, 28 January 2022

This February, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) is lifting up key resources that “Center Connection” by building meaningful relationships with youth across multiple identities and lived experiences.

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WeGovern in practice: Narrating a future for our communities

Date: 
Thursday, 9 December 2021

Webinar Announcement

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

When WeGovern, we build what we will become by telling stories about our shared future. In this session from PreventConnect, presenters will narrate a vision of our communities so that we may create it together. 

From Global to Local: Learning from international prevention programs to inform sexual and intimate partner violence prevention in the U.S.

Date: 
Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Webinar Announcement

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

This web conference will examine global perspectives and lessons on preventing sexual and intimate partner violence from practitioners working outside the United States, and will explore how these strategies can inform the work of U.S.-based prevention practitioners, particularly those working with immigrant communities.

Connecting with Community to Prevent Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence During Crisis: Lessons Learned from Minnesota

Date: 
Tuesday, 16 November 2021

Webinar Announcement

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

Join PreventConnect and preventionists from Minnesota to discuss how they envision community connectedness as a protective factor against sexual and intimate partner violence across the socioecological model, and how this enabled them to identify new avenues for strengthened partnerships.

Register now for the 2021 National Prevention Town Hall

Date: 
Friday, 22 October 2021

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, in collaboration with partners from across the Southern region of the United States, invites you to join us for our second virtual Prevention Town Hall on Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29. This event is an opportunity to dig deeper into this year’s theme for Domestic Violence Awareness Month: No Survivor Justice Without Racial Justice.

Fall 2021 Newsletter: No Survivor Justice Without Racial Justice

Date: 
Thursday, 14 October 2021

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) 2021, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project is turning up the heat on last year's call to action: No Survivor Justice Without Racial Justice. This October and beyond, we must center, celebrate, and follow the leadership of Black survivors, leaders, advocates, and frontline workers in our efforts for social transformation. Racial justice is our work.

Trauma-Informed Principles Are for Everyone: Supporting and Sustaining Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Practitioners

Date: 
Monday, 1 November 2021

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 where guests will discuss how they’ve engaged businesses and diverse work environments and sectors in integrating trauma-informed principles to their workplaces and how internal organizational shifts are key to improving relationships with communities involved in sexual and intimate partner violence prevention.

WeGovern in practice: Claiming governance in our communities

Date: 
Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Webinar Announcement

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

In this session hosted by Resonance Network and PreventConnect, participants will engage with the WeGovern principles in relationship to our own lives, families, and communities and hear stories from people practicing liberatory governance in theirs.

A Proclamation on National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, 2021

Date: 
Thursday, 30 September 2021

"For too long, domestic violence was considered a 'family issue' and was left for families to address in private. During National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, we come together to reaffirm our commitment to ending domestic violence and supporting survivors."

Centering Survivors for Transformative Change: Exploring economic supports to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence with FreeFrom

Date: 
Monday, 4 October 2021

Webinar Announcement

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

Join PreventConnect and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence for a conversation with FreeFrom, a national organization working to advance financial security for intimate partner violence survivors. This web conference will discuss FreeFrom’s three pillars of financial security work, as well as examine economic support policies within organizations and communities and their impacts on preventing violence from occurring.

Podcast: Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month 2021

Date: 
Thursday, 30 September 2021

Arlene Vassell and Casey Keene of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence join this PreventConnect podcast to discuss the theme and ongoing call-to-action for Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month 2021.

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