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To help curb high rates of violence, the Defending Childhood Initiative in Cuyahoga County in Ohio strived to transform the community by increasing awareness of and responses to childhood exposure to violence, developing trauma-informed policies and procedures, and expanding treatment …

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The Boston Defending Childhood Initiative targeted three neighborhoods in Boston with the highest rates of violence, poverty, and other disparities with increased programming to help curb the violence and support those who are affected by it. Boston Public Health Commission …

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New Research Offers Hope for Children We’ve Written Off for Too Long

“She’s withdrawn and doesn’t listen.”

“He’s been a discipline problem …

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Changing Minds: Preventing and Healing Childhood Trauma

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul

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The Ultimate Healthy Relationship Factor: Self-Love

As you may know, February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness …

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Project Catalyst: Statewide Transformation on Health and IPV

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tracy Tierney, Futures Without Violence
ttierney@futureswithoutviolence.org
415.678.5619

 

Project Catalyst: Statewide Transformation on Health and IPV

Four state leadership teams across the nation receive funding, training, and support to address intimate partner violence and human trafficking across their
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CHANGING MINDS: Preventing and Healing Childhood Trauma State Policy Guide

Every child needs access to the opportunities that prepare him or her to compete in the changing economies and realities of the 21st century. Yet, for too many children, exposure to violence and traumatic events in the home, school, or …

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5 Things Domestic Violence Advocates Can Do to Support Survivor Access to Health Care

Open enrollment for health coverage is happening now!

Despite all …

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New HRSA/FVPSA Funding Announcement Q+A

Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase III of a project focused on fostering intimate partner violence (IPV) and health leadership and collaboration at the state or territory level to improve the health and safety outcomes for survivors of IPV and to promote prevention.
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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Exploring the CDC’s Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Technical Package

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Exploring the CDC’s Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Technical Package
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 10:00 am – 11:30 pm PST, 1:00-2:30 EST

Description:
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a suite …

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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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Respect Effect: Small Actions Make a Big Difference

1 in 3 teens is a victim of dating abuse, …

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3 Things I Learned at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Sixteen preconference institutes, 75 workshops, 4 plenaries, 2 keynotes, and …

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Futures Without Violence Hosts 8th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

The conference attracts the nation’s leading medical, public health, and

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These Three Statistics About Domestic Violence & Health May Surprise You

We know that intimate-partner violence (IPV) is a leading health …

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Back to School: A To-Do List for Preparing Teens for Healthy Relationships

School is officially back in session, and as many of

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Immigration: We Can Balance Support with Security

While many incoming freshmen college athletes are looking ahead and …

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Vast Majority of Female Murder Victims Killed By Partners: New CDC Report

Forget “stranger danger.”

More than half of the women murdered …

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Connecting the Dots Between Sports, Gender, and Relationships

This is a guest post from a recent participant of

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New research shows not only a direct link between violence against women and state security, but also that violence against women and gender relations have a causal effect on state stability.
 
Where male interests trump female interests, conflict is resolved

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How Dads Can Play a Key Role in Ending Gender-Based Violence

Meet Paul Bancroft – a California dad with a daughter …

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EXPLORING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND NATIONAL/STATE SECURITY

New research shows not only a direct link between violence against women and state security, but also that violence against women and gender relations have a causal effect on state stability.
 
Where male interests trump female interests, conflict is resolved

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Fostering Safer Workplaces

Futures Without Violence along with partners Asian Pacific Institute on

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Ending Violence Against Children Globally

A Pandemic of Violence

Around the world, a child dies …

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Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence in Health Settings

Title: Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence in Health Settings

Date Recorded: May 25, 2017

With the screening and brief counseling recommendations in the US Preventive Service Task Force, many are looking for the best evidence-based screening tool for domestic violence …

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All-inclusive Online Tools for Providers and Advocates

As one of the nation’s leading voices on the intersection of health and domestic violence, Futures Without Violence is launching two new websites that are designed to be digital hubs for establishing partnerships between domestic violence agencies and healthcare settings across the country.
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4 Highlights from Sexual Assault Awareness Month

During the month of April, we launched #KeepMeSafe in an …

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How Congress Can Prevent Sexual Violence and Cyberbullying Among K-12 Girls

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, FUTURES co-hosted a …

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Addressing Dating and Sexual Violence and Harassment in School-Based Health

Learn more about an evidence-based intervention and new community activism tools as Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close!
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What “Big Little Lies” Got Right About Domestic Violence

I was impressed, and maybe a little surprised, to see …

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FIGHTING FOR CHANGE: Make Your Voice Heard With Your Elected Officials

Title: FIGHTING FOR CHANGE: Make Your Voice Heard With Your Elected Officials

Date & Time: Thursday, March 30th 2017

Speakers:
Kiersten Stewart, Policy Director at Futures Without Violence
Rebecca Levenson, Adult Ally & Consultant, Futures Without Violence

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Futures Without Violence Leads Cooperative Effort to Address Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tracy Tierney, Futures Without Violence
ttierney@futureswithoutviolence.org
415.678.5619

Futures Without Violence Leads Cooperative Effort to Address Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment

The five-year project aims to improve outcomes for children and families that experience domestic violence

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Case Management Approaches to Support Trafficked Victims/ Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Title: Case Management Approaches to Support Trafficked Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Date:  Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Don’t let health bill harm domestic violence victims

This piece was originally distributed by Tribune News Service and
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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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This is What Youth Activism Looks Like

If there is one thing that every kid in America …

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5 Signs of a Healthy Teen Relationship

You’d be hard pressed to find a teen who isn’t …

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The Local Fight to End Human Trafficking

Before FUTURES, I worked in a legal services office in …

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Pink Hats and a Teachable Moment

“Why is everyone wearing a pink hat?” the woman asked …

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Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Immigrant Children

Title: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Immigrant Children

Date Recorded: September 27th, 2016

Description: This webinar is designed for anyone working with children who have experienced trauma who …

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Context and Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Building Affirming Environments for LGBTQ + Youth

Title: Context and Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Building Affirming Environments for LGBTQ+ Youth

Date Recorded: August 24, 2016

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Assessing Trauma-Informed Practice: Lessons Learned From a Trauma Audit

Title: Assessing Trauma-Informed Practice: Lessons Learned From a Trauma Audit

Date Recorded: Thursday, July 28, 2016

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The presenters will discuss the importance …

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FUTURES Testifies on Need to Address Women, Gender when fighting Violent Extremism

FUTURES Senior Policy Advocate Leila Milani spoke to a packed congressional meeting room November 3 on ways to reduce violent extremism and promote women’s rights and safety.
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