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The pandemic is not the problem; we have an identity problem in domestic violence prevention

Date: 
Friday, 24 July 2020

"I would like to suggest that asking how to continue a prevention program in the midst of a worldwide pandemic actually is a red flag that your prevention programming may not be as inclusive or community-centered as it needs to be. Put more bluntly, the question about implementing 'prevention programs' implies that prevention is separate from upholding the health and wellness of our communities, which is tied to the 'either/or thinking' characteristic of white supremacy culture."

Digging Deeper: Using a Social/Cultural Lens to Address Sexual Violence Prevention in Latina Communities.

Date: 
Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Virtual Conferece Announcement

Jan. 27, 2021 from 9am to 4pm

The Multicultural Efforts to End Sexual Assault (MESA), in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Health, is pleased to announce a virtual conference titled “Digging Deeper: Using a Social/Cultural Lens to Address Sexual Violence Prevention in Latina Communities." This free, one-day, virtual conference will be held on Jan. 27, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Storytelling for Norms Change and Community Engagement to Prevent Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Date: 
Tuesday, 26 January 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 as presenters explore how storytelling can be used as a tool to promote positive social norms and teach skills to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence.

Estimating Essential Elements for Community-Level Prevention Strategies

Date: 
Friday, 22 January 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 as presenters explore the process of identifying essential elements of community-level strategies. The web conference will present major concepts from CDC guidance and highlight a practical tool that practitioners can use to estimate the essential elements of a range of strategies.

Back to Basics: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Date: 
Thursday, 21 January 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 go back to basics and provide a foundation for understanding the importance of primary prevention, examples of prevention in the real world, and key resources to expand prevention knowledge. Join PreventConnect as presenters leave the jargon behind and explore in plain language what it means to prevent violence in the first place.

Fall 2020 Newsletter: Advancing Our Collective Liberation

Date: 
Tuesday, 8 December 2020

"We need to build an entirely new table with all the communities we want to serve.” – Cecily Johnson, Domestic Violence Network

This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter offers inspiration for moving forward, sharing takeaways and action steps from recent national gatherings and observances including the National Prevention Town Hall and Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2020.

Back to Basics: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Date: 
Thursday, 17 December 2020

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 go back to basics and provide a foundation for understanding the importance of primary prevention, examples of prevention in the real world, and key resources to expand prevention knowledge.

Creating Emergent Spaces for Sexual Violence Prevention During COVID-19

Date: 
Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Webinar Announcement

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

Join the authors of “Emergent Space: Finding an Alternative” on this web conference to discuss potential applications of emergent spaces, explore the need for intentional connection in prevention spaces, and identify ways to center humanity and interconnectedness while in a physically distant, often virtual, context.

#WeGovern: How do we go from imagining a world without violence to building it?

Date: 
Tuesday, 8 December 2020

Webinar Announcement

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

Collective self-governance is an indigenous model rooted in care for the land, natural resources, cultural heritage, well-being and thriving that has historical roots in North America and in indigenous practice generally. Join Resonance Network and PreventConnect as presenters share reflections, experience, and practice around the #WeGovern principles.

Engagement as a process and strategy: Strengthening connections and leadership opportunities to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence

Date: 
Thursday, 3 December 2020

Webinar Announcement

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

In this web conference, participants will hear from speakers working to promote leadership and engagement for sexual and intimate partner violence prevention, and dialogue about unique challenges and opportunities to doing this work in the current climate.

Askable Adult Campaign Workshop

Date: 
Monday, 16 November 2020

FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS

Part I November 16th, 2-3:30pm EST

Part II November 17th, 2-3:30pm EST

Repeat Session! Taking Prevention Online: Tips & Best Practices for Facilitating Engaging Online Events

Date: 
Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Webinar Announcement

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

As preventionists continue to adapt to the changing landscape and context presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, many are exploring ways to create engaging sexual and intimate partner violence education opportunities online. Join PreventConnect on this web conference for tips & practices for creating engaging online events.

Summer 2020 Newsletter: Racial Justice is Prevention

Date: 
Friday, 21 August 2020

This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights resources for centering racial and economic justice in our efforts to prevent domestic and sexual violence. Featured resources offer strategies for promoting racial equity and dismantling anti-Blackness and white supremacy at every level of the social ecology as we work to build healthy and thriving communities for all.

National Prevention Town Hall

Date: 
Monday, 14 September 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020
1pm-6pm Eastern, 12pm-5pm Central, 10am-3pm Pacific

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and National IPV Prevention Council, in partnership with the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, and the Ohio Domestic Violence Network, are pleased to host the first National Prevention Town Hall, highlighting innovative social change efforts in the East North Central Region.

Join storytellers, advocates and activists in shared learning as we pivot our intimate partner violence prevention work in response to the inequities that COVID has laid bare, especially for Black individuals and communities. Explore meaningful relationship building with communities across states, sectors, and social justice movements.

Meeting this Moment: Meaningful Engagement for Social Change during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Beyond

Date: 
Thursday, 27 August 2020

Webinar Announcement

Thursday, August 27, 7-8pm EST / 6-7pm CST, 4-5pm PST

Join us for a conversation about pivoting our work to meet this moment and co-creating the world we all deserve during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and beyond. At this time when advocates and preventionists are ready to embrace new approaches to healing, health, safety, and justice, the presenters will explore strategies for connecting the dots between our awareness and prevention work, and for building meaningful relationships that help us move to transformative action in our communities.

Messaging the Connections: Explaining the links between strengthening economic supports and preventing sexual and intimate partner violence

Date: 
Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Webinar Announcement

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

Strengthening economic supports and security for women and families is one strategy for preventing multiple forms of violence. Join PreventConnect and guests from Ujima, Inc. and Family Forward North Carolina for a discussion on how messaging these linkages is crucial to gain buy-in and engage partners.

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