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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.

Spring 2021 Newsletter: SAAM Reflections - Healing Our Communities is Prevention

Date: 
Friday, 7 May 2021

As we look back on Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence reflects on the National Sexual Violence Resource Center's call to build safe online spaces that are free from harassment and abuse. As more of our time is spent in virtual spaces, we have seen how online communities can be a powerful tool to promote connectedness, activism, and healing justice. This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter features tools that highlight community building as a key strategy for prevention. It includes resources to promote connection and care by building communities that foster healing, resilience, and joy, both online and off.

Winter 2021 PreventIPV Newsletter: Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

Date: 
Wednesday, 24 February 2021

“Here’s to the light that we deserve and to the love that we most definitely deserve.” – Carmen Dixon, Youth Activist

This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter features tools that center and celebrate the leadership of youth, especially Black girls. It includes resources to promote youth activism and young people's well-being by building connected communities that foster resilience, joy, and transformative action.

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.

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.

PreventIPV Spring 2020 Newsletter: Centering Healing & Nurturing Relationships

Date: 
Wednesday, 17 June 2020

"A healing-centered approach to addressing trauma requires a different question that moves beyond 'what happened to you' to 'what’s right with you' and views those exposed to trauma as agents in the creation of their own well-being rather than victims of traumatic events." – Dr. Shawn Ginwright

The Spring 2020 Issue of the PreventIPV Newsletter features resources that center healing and nurturing relationships as critical prevention strategies.

PreventIPV Special Announcement: Prevention Work in the Face of COVID-19 (April 2020)

Date: 
Friday, 3 April 2020

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence has gathered resources capturing diverse perspectives on this work as it relates to the COVID-19 crisis, in addition to resources that can be utilized by preventionists, educators and caregivers alike to help foster family resilience, justice, and hope.

PreventIPV Winter Newsletter: Mobilizing Communities for TDVAM

Date: 
Tuesday, 11 February 2020

February 2020 marks 10 years of working to prevent teen dating violence for Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. This issue of the PreventIPV newsletter highlights resources for promoting community connectedness and mobilization for social change, with a particular focus on youth-centered initiatives.

Fall Newsletter: #1Thing, One Movement for DVAM

Date: 
Tuesday, 22 October 2019

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) this October, we are amplifying the Domestic Violence Awareness Project's call for collective action around this year's theme, #1Thing, One Movement, as we move forward together toward social transformation.

Summer 2019 Newsletter: Moving Our Work Forward

Date: 
Thursday, 22 August 2019

"The more clearly we see the past, the more clearly we’ll see the present — and be equipped to improve it." - Zinn Education Project

Spring 2019 PreventIPV Newsletter: "I Ask" for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Date: 
Wednesday, 24 April 2019

"When you want to get close to someone — whether you’re hooking up for the first time or in a long-term relationship — it’s important to know how to ask for consent." – National Sexual Violence Resource Center

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!

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.

#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.

PreventIPV Newsletter: Honoring Our Elders

Date: 
Thursday, 14 June 2018

“When I am an elder, I want to hear my culture being danced and sung.” – Youth Activist from ANDVSA's When I'm an Elder Campaign

Spring 2018 Newsletter: Embrace Your Voice for #SAAM

Date: 
Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Your voice matters! Throughout the month, the PreventIPV project is highlighting 4 "tools of the week" featuring strategies for using your voice to prevent sexual violence.

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