Strengthen Families, Prevent Violence – a Public Awareness Campaign for Indian Country
Strengthen Families, Prevent Violence is a campaign for Indian Country and was designed to educate and engage families on concrete action steps that they can take to promote resiliency and healing for children. The campaign was funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DOJ) and developed by Futures Without Violence, Native Streams Institute, and staff from the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
- This executive summary provides detailed information for communities on how to adapt and use the campaign elements to raise awareness of children’s exposure to violence.
- These 17” x 22” posters may be used in any community or health setting including Tribal offices, schools, gyms/recreational centers, health care facilities, and visitation centers.
- The Strengthen Families, Prevent Violence brochure offers parents/caregivers/grandparents concrete action steps that they can take to promote resiliency and healing for children; information on how violence affects children’s health and behavior; and national referrals for help. The brochure can be distributed at community events or programs accessed by parents/caregivers/grandparents including at Tribal offices, schools, gyms/recreation centers, health care facilities, and visitation centers.