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Fostering Safer Workplaces: Addressing Domestic Violence in a Business Setting

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Fostering Safer Workplaces: Addressing Domestic Violence in a Business Setting

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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A Year in Review: How Have Workplaces Responded to #MeToo?

As individuals committed to advancing the safety, well-being, and economic security for survivors of gender-based violence, 2018 was a roller coaster ride filled with highs and lows. From accountability for perpetrators of workplace sexual harassment, to survivors finally being heard …

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Workplace Policies and How They Support or Contradict Core Values

Title: Workplace Policies and How They Support or Contradict Core Values

Date:  September 25, 2018

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How Employers Can Build a Framework to Address Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Workplace

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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In Case You Missed It, We’re Complicit: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Perpetrators of sexual harassment do not act in a vacuum. …

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Futures Without Violence Unveils Re-Designed Workplaces Respond Website

National Resource Center Relaunched on 23rd Anniversary of the Violence

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Fostering Safer Workplaces

Futures Without Violence along with partners Asian Pacific Institute on

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Uber Isn’t Unique When It Comes to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Shock, dismay, anger – my social media was buzzing about …

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A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Title: A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Date Recorded: November 16, 2016

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Description: Many …

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Tackling Workplace Violence: A Recap of our #SaferAtWork Convening

“You are an unmarried 28-year-old woman with one child, age …

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WORKPLACE SAFETY & EQUITY

What can men do to help end violence against women and girls?

FUTURES has been asking that question for more than a decade. The good news is that men are increasingly joining the movement to end violence against women—using their …

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Global Gender-Based Violence and the Workplace Congressional Briefing

Learn more about the gender-based violence and the workplace congressional briefing featuring Congresswoman Royal-Allard.
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#Equalby2030: Rethinking Workplace Safety and Security

Join the #Equalby2030: Rethinking Workplace Safety and Security webinar on February 24th to help prevent sexual and domestic violence in the workplace.
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Addressing Workplace Impacts of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence, a national project led by Futures Without Violence, works to increase the safety and economic security of workers. The project educates and builds innovative partnerships between workplace stakeholders - companies, worker associations and unions, and anti-violence advocates and service providers.
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A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence

Join us for 'A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence' on November 5-6, 2015.
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Workplace Resources

Information, resources, partnership and guidance in developing innovative and collaborative prevention programs, including development resources for employers and health care providers.
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Obama Issues Workplace DV Order

On April 18, 2012, President Obama took a major step to protect the lives of women and men who are federal employees when he issued an order directing all federal agencies to develop a policy to prevent and respond to domestic violence experienced by employees that affects the workplace.
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Workplace Public Policy and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence doesn't stay home when its victims go to work. It can result in violence in the workplace, threatening phone calls, absence because of injuries, or less productive due to extreme stress.
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Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Carie Charlesworth was labeled "at risk" and fired from her teaching job simply because she is a victim of domestic violence.
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The Facts: Workplace Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence and Stalking

Information on domestic and sexual violence in the workplace and how employers can help make a difference.
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Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Through Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center (Workplaces Respond), FUTURES is building innovative partnerships between companies, worker associations and unions, and anti-violence advocates and service providers to increase the safety and economic security of vulnerable …

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Unable to Leave: Economic Sabotage and Exploitation in Abusive Relationships

Inevitably, when I share with an acquaintance that I work …

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Addressing Gender-Based Violence Through the Lens of Intersectionality

When I first looked at the Futures Without Violence website, …

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Linda Seabrook

General Counsel & Director, Legal Program

Linda leads a number of initiatives for FUTURES, including the Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center (Workplaces Respond). She has extensive experience in litigating employment discrimination and sexual harassment …

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Staff Attorney, Outreach & Engagement

Aaron focuses on FUTURES’ workplace safety and judicial education initiatives. He has developed curricula and trained individuals from varied disciplines, including public and private employers and workers, judges, advocates, and professional athletes. Prior to joining …

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Elena Dineen

Staff Attorney, Programs

Elena Dineen is a Staff Attorney for Programs at Futures Without Violence. At FUTURES, her work focuses on the workplace impacts of domestic and sexual violence, building collaborative responses to human trafficking, and issues related to the …

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Domestic Violence in Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Programs: Developing Effective Responses

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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SARAH GONZALEZ BOCINSKI

Program Manager, Economic Justice and Workforce Initiatives

Sarah works on FUTURES’ initiatives relating to economic justice and security, safety and gender equity in the workplace, and improving access to quality employment opportunities for survivors of trafficking and gender-based violence. Prior …

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Time for Solutions

In the months following the resurgence of #MeToo, and the …

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#MarchForOurLives: A Watershed Moment in the Movement to End Violence

We were surrounded.

As the Millennials among the FUTURES board

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From #MeToo to #HowIWillChange, Men Can Prevent Abuse

If someone asked me #HowIWillChange when I first joined FUTURES …

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Honoring Workers This Labor Day and Ending Sexual Violence

Sexual harassment and sexual violence occur in the workplace at …

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Let’s Snatch Violence and Intimidation Out of Congress

Imagine the following outrageous scenario:

A man disagrees with a …

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May Day: Honoring Our Workers

Today marks May Day—or International Workers Day—sparked in 1886 by …

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Bill O’Reilly’s Locker Room

We all know that “locker room talk” is not only …

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Ending Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work

Sex- and gender-based violence (GBV) against women in the world …

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Preventing Bullying and Violence

Bullying is a serious issue in the U.S. experienced by 30-45% of youth either as a victim, bully or both(1). During the transition from elementary school to middle school, bullying increases as students work to position themselves with their peers …

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Our Strategies

Our Strategies leverage 35 years of experience in the power of collective action by bringing together government, healthcare, workplace human rights, business and education organizations to create a society-wide web of healing and prevention. Together, we are creating a future …

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Who is really paying for a $10.00 manicure?

FUTURES's General Counsel, Linda A. Seabrook comments on the recent revelations of the mistreatment of manicurists in major urban centers. She highlights how the Workplaces Respond initiative can help create safe and resilient workplaces for manicurists, as well as for all low-wage and tipped workers.
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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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Returning to Being Good Relatives: Addressing Lateral Oppression and Violence

This webinar is a part of the Defending Childhood webinar series and will explore the connections between lateral oppression, trauma, and violence. Participants will learn about the impact of lateral oppression and violence on Native people and develop skills to address lateral oppression and violence.
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Returning to Being Good Relatives: Addressing Lateral Oppression and Violence

This webinar is a part of the Defending Childhood webinar series and will explore the connections between lateral oppression, trauma, and violence. Participants will learn about the impact of lateral oppression and violence on Native people and develop skills to address lateral oppression and violence.
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FUTURES Supports Proposed Increase to New York State’s Tipped Minimum Wage

National nonprofit Futures Without Violence applauds Governor Cuomo for his call this week to increase the tipped minimum wage and review the current two-tiered wage system. These proposed changes present an opportunity to significantly reduce sexual harassment and abuse among tipped employees in the restaurant industry—a predominately female workforce.
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Guest Blog Post: Farm Workers Making History in Florida

Guest blogger Guadalupe Gonzalo from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers writes about the importance of fair wages to protect workers from exploitation—including domestic and sexual abuse.
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