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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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In a Worldwide Health Crisis, Lessons From Resilient Communities

Date: 
Friday, 22 January 2021

"No community has had it easy during COVID-19. Those with a consistent health equity focus before the pandemic have found advantages in dealing with the crisis."

WEBINAR: New Toolkit for Discussing Sexual Violence With Student Athletes

Date: 
Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Webinar Announcement

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

RALIANCE in partnership with the Roll Red Roll social impact team, Open Door Abuse Awareness Prevention, and MenChallenging has created two toolkits to help coaches, athletic administrators, guidance counselors, and sexual violence prevention advocates discuss the film with their student athletes and spark social change. Join PreventConnect for a web conference to learn more about using these toolkits from the authors.

How Black barbers have become mental health advocates for African American men

Date: 
Saturday, 23 January 2021

The Confess Project's mission is to bridge the gaps in mental health care by providing a safe space for people to talk openly about the struggles they face. 

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.

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