Prevent IPV News

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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Shifting the Systems: A Community-Level Approach to Violence Prevention

Date: 
Thursday, 9 July 2020

Webinar Announcement 

10:00am Eastern / 9:00am Central / 8:00am Mountain / 7:00am Pacific

This webinar will focus on community-level primary prevention including a review of the risk factors, the difference between community-level and community-based prevention, and practical application examples for preventionists to consider in their practice.

National and NYC Father's Day Pledge Against Violence 2020

Date: 
Saturday, 20 June 2020

"The National and NYC Father's Day Pledge Against Violence 2020 will look very different this year because the world is different. COVID-19 prohibits us from standing together physically in our towns and cities, but this year we’re joining Fathers and their loved ones all over the country to pledge against violence in our homes, communities, workplaces and now more than ever we must be clear about the pandemic that has consistently plagued Black and Brown people."

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.

Creating Stories for Gender Justice: A Narrative and Culture Change Strategy to Prevent Sexual and Domestic Violence

Date: 
Friday, 26 June 2020

Webinar Announcement

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

Join PreventConnect for this web conference with the Center for Cultural Power and Story at Scale to discuss a new cultural strategy to advance gender justice using intersectional research and storytelling that centers marginalized voices.

Part 2: Exploring Media Literacy with a Focus on Young People of Color

Date: 
Monday, 8 June 2020

Webinar Announcement

1:00-2:30pm Eastern / 12:00-1:30pm Central / 11:00am-12:30pm Mountain / 10:00-11:30am Pacific

In Part 2 of this 3-part series from Jane Doe, Inc., participants will go in-depth into media literacy analysis and social media activities.

Part 3: Exploring Media Literacy with a Focus on Young People of Color

Date: 
Thursday, 9 July 2020

Webinar Announcement

1:00-2:30pm Eastern / 12:00-1:30pm Central / 11:00am-12:30pm Mountain / 10:00-11:30am Pacific

In Part 3 of this 3-part series from Jane Doe, Inc., participants will observe media created by young people and strategize ways to empower young people to create liberating media.

Preventing violence in our homes: Meeting this moment with connection, care, and justice (Part 2)

Date: 
Thursday, 30 April 2020

This second blog post of the series from PreventConnect is about informing and advocating with funders and policymakers during this time of crisis. It spotlights Ujima’s policy efforts to support Black women and the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health’s guidance on strategic partnerships between philanthropy and grantees to best support families and communities.

Preventing violence in our homes: Meeting this moment with connection, care, and justice (Part 1)

Date: 
Thursday, 23 April 2020

Children, youth, and families are experiencing intensified stresses and new traumas as our country and the entire world works to contain the novel coronavirus and save lives. This first blog of the series from PreventConnect unpacks the increased risks for violence in the home during this time of crisis and spotlights efforts by Center at McKinleyville in Humboldt County, CA and the National Compadres Network to support connection and care.

Moving Power: Authentically Engaging Youth in the Community to Prevent Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

Date: 
Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Webinar Announcement

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

Engaging youth in violence prevention efforts is essential to creating change in our communities and culture. Many organizations are exploring creative approaches to engage youth outside of and beyond classroom settings. Join PreventConnect and the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence to learn how state coalitions and their community partners move power, not information, to youth and provide leadership opportunities to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence.

A Strong Economic Foundation: A Preventative Approach to SV/IPV

Date: 
Friday, 8 May 2020

Webinar Announcement

10:00-11:00am Eastern / 9:00-10:00am Central / 8:00-9:00am Mountain / 7:00-8:00am Pacific

During this webinar, presenters will explore how economic justice initiatives are an integral part of our work to prevent sexual and intimate partner violence (SV/IPV).

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