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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Blog
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Paving the way for change on Worker’s Memorial Day

FUTURES Staff Attorney Aaron Polkey discusses the importance of creating safe workplaces on Worker's Memorial Day and beyond.
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Webinar

Assembling the Pieces: Tools to Build an Effective Board

The Board of Directors plays an important role in organizational success and this 90 minute webinar provides a 7-step approach to building and sustaining an impactful Board of Directors. Best practices for recruiting, ongoing board engagement, along with skills-building in fundraising, establishing a plan of work, staff/board communications, term limits, and orientation are a few topics to be covered!
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Blog
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Sexual assault can happen in relationships, too.

FUTURES Health Program Director Anna Marjavi and La Clínica del Pueblo highlight the fact that even women in long-term relationships can be vulnerable to sexual abuse.
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Guidelines

Action Plans for Parents, Students, and Alumni

Action Plan for Parents: Preventing College Sexual Assault

An estimated one in five women will be the victim of sexual assault during her college years. The problem can only be solved when policy makers, schools, activists, parents, survivors, and students …

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Brochure

Health Resource Center Safety Card Guide

An overview of our most popular Health Resource Center Safety Cards. All of our resources are available in English – other languages are available only where specified. Materials can be ordered as PDF downloads or and most materials are available …

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Event

Linking the Security of Women and the Security of States

This event will together experts and leaders from a wide array of sectors— including security, science, policy and advocacy—this day is designed to encourage robust discussion and ignite bold thinking on recommendations for the future.
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Material Index

Reports and Articles about Global Gender-based Violence

Suggested publications and articles associated with 'Linking the Security of Women and the Security of States.'
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Program News
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Secretary of State John Kerry Announces Launch of U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls

On Tuesday, March 16th 2016 Secretary of State John Kerry announced the launch of the U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls (Strategy) at the Department of State, demonstrating the Administration’s commitment to place gender equality and the advancement of women and girls at the forefront of U.S. foreign policy.
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Blog
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Speaking out against sexual assault through Mudderella!

Former FUTURES intern and college sexual assault prevention advocate Juliette Verrengia writes about her experience participating in Mudderella!
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Blog
FUTURES campus fellows at the White House

When it comes to ending college sexual assault, we ALL need to be leaders

FUTURES Intern Elizabeth Wilmering reflects on her about her experience visiting the White House with other campus leaders to discuss the prevention of college sexual assault.
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Program News
FUTURES' Kiersten Stewart speaking at the congressional briefing on GBV in humanitarian settings

FUTURES Hosts Congressional Briefing on Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Settings

On March 24, 2016, FUTURES hosted a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. on gender-based violence in humanitarian settings with special guest Representative Mike Honda.
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Blog
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We need YOUR help to win a Webby!

Our That's Not Cool website aimed at ending teen dating violence is up for a 2016 Webby Award! Vote today to help us win.
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Webinar

Building Promising Futures: Guidelines and Outcome Measures for Enhancing Response of Domestic Violence Programs to Children & Youth

This webinar explores guidelines for enhancing domestic violence services. It will also discuss the complexities involved in developing and utilizing outcome measures for domestic violence programs' work with children and youth. Two new resources will be shared on the topic will be shared.
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