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Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Challenges, Promising Practices, and Recommendations

Information on the challenges, prevention and treatment of intimate partner violence (IPV) in immigrant and refugee communities.
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We Are Worthy: American Indian/Alaska Native Safety Card

We Are Worthy is a safety card for women and girls of reproductive age who live in Alaska, including those from Alaska Native villages.
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Good Solutions Solve Multiple Problems: Addressing the Links Between Multiple Forms of Violence

This webinar will describe how one type of violence can lead to other forms, and will present cross-cutting solutions that prevent childhood trauma and simultaneously address multiple forms of violence.
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Tribal Laws: Protecting the Sacredness of Our Children

This webinar will assist OJJDP grantees in answering the following questions; how can Tribal codes and laws be formulated to protect children?
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Lessons Learned from Abusive Men on the Journey to Nonviolence

This webinar will present two important publications related to men who have used violence in their relationships.
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Delphi Instrument for Hospital-Based Domestic Violence Programs

This instrument can be used for a variety of purposes including benchmarking, assessment, and research/evaluation.
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Building a Domestic Violence Health Care Response in Indian Country

A 2008 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on health and violence found that 39 percent of Native women reported that they were victims of intimate partner violence.
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The Ask, Validate, Document, Refer (AVDR) Tutorial for Dentists

This DVD provides a brief, interactive learning experience to help dental professionals and dental students respond to domestic violence.
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Coaching Boys into Men Playbook (International)

This playbook provides teachable moments that illustrate ways coaches can role model and promote healthy choices and relationships among youth.
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Awaiting Instructions Poster

Men — as fathers, brothers, coaches, teachers, uncles and mentors — are in a unique position to prevent domestic violence through action and conversation.
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Sex, Relationships, and Respect on Campus Safety Card

This safety card is designed for college-aged women and men. The card details the high prevalence of sexual assaults on campus and defines consent.
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Lessons from Literature Complete Classroom Manual

Lessons from Literature is an innovative program that calls on English teachers to bring violence awareness and prevention into your classroom.
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Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund, offers information on the Internet for the benefit of those interested in its efforts to prevent violence against women and children around the world and to help those in need.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you haven’t been able to find the information you’re looking for, please take a look at this list of Frequently Asked Questions.
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Promoting Resiliency Infographic

Protective factors that promote healing and resiliency in children exposed to violence.
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Get the Facts

Domestic, dating, and sexual violence are costly and pervasive problems in the U.S., causing victims, as well as witnesses and bystanders, in every community to suffer incalculable pain and loss.

Join us in the movement to create futures without violence …

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ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

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FUTURES Learning & Leadership (L&L) Department provides education and hands-on technicalassistance to individuals and organizations to facilitate transformative adult learning that inspiressocially conscious change, and improves organizational development and individual leadership. TheL&L offers …

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Media Contacts

For media inquiries, please contact:
Lisa Lederer, lisa@prsolutionsdc.com, 202-371-1999
Mindy Iwanaka, miwanaka@futureswithoutviolence.org, 415-678-5518

Courage Museum

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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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Project Connect

Project Connect and Project Connect 2.0 were violence-prevention and response initiatives that focused on strengthening collaborations between the public health and domestic violence fields in 2011-2014. As one of the only programs of its kind in the nation, this project …

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National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence

For almost two decades, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC) has supported health care professionals, domestic violence experts, survivors, and policy makers at all levels as they improve health care’s response to domestic violence.

The HRC is …

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The National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

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National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

April 27-30, 2021

Hosted by the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence, the 9th National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence (NCHDV) and first virtual conference, focuses on …

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Child & Adolescent Health

Studies suggest that 15.5 million children in the U.S. witness domestic violence annually and by age 17, over one-third of America’s children will have been exposed to domestic violence.

Exposure to violence at an early age is linked to a …

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Domestic Violence Health Care Partnership Project

FUTURES proudly partnered with Blue Shield of California Foundation on the Domestic Violence Health Care Partnership (DVHCP), a statewide project to integrate health care and domestic violence response systems throughout California.

Through a competitive application process, nineteen teams comprised of …

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Building Collaborative Responses to Human Trafficking

Human trafficking involves people being bought, sold, and forced into labor and/or sexual exploitation. The United Nations recently reported that four million people are traded each year against their will to work in servitude in their own country or around …

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International Violence Against Women Act

One out of every three women worldwide will be abused during her lifetime. Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, a public health epidemic, and a barrier to solving global challenges such as extreme poverty, HIV and …

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Communications X-Change

The Communications X-Change is an innovative website that enables organizations and activists throughout the world to find, share, and learn from communications material focused on ending violence against women and children. From posters and brochures to viral videos and smartphone …

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The Y-Factor: Men Leading by Example

We believe men play a critical role in ending violence against women and children throughout the world. In 2012, FUTURES hosted the first Y Factor: Men Leading by Example, an interactive summit to champion men throughout the world who are …

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Engaging Men & Youth Program

Men and boys play a critical role in helping to prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Men can choose not to perpetrate acts of violence and challenge those men who do. They can also challenge ideals and …

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Coaching Boys into Men

Athletic coaches play an extremely influential and unique role in the lives of young men, often serving as a parent or mentor to the boys they coach. Because of these special relationships, coaches are uniquely poised to positively influence how …

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Susan Schecter Fellowship

Creating a world where women and children around the world could live free from violence was Susan Schechter’s dream. As one of the most accomplished and respected leaders in the domestic violence prevention movement, Susan was one of the first …

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Beyond Title IX Guidelines

An estimated one in five women will be the victim of sexual assault during her college years. In response to this staggering statistic, FUTURES, with generous support from the Avon Foundation for Women, convened a group of experts, and released …

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That’s Not Cool

For today’s teens, digital technology is an extension of their …

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Organizational Leadership Training

FUTURES is committed to building the field and supporting the …

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Defending Childhood Initiative

More than 60 percent of kids in the U.S. have been exposed to crime, abuse, and violence – many in their own homes. Repeated exposure to trauma and violence can disrupt brain development and increase the risk of serious illness, …

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Promising Futures

Growing up in a violent home can have devastating effects on a child. It can impede their growth, development, and overall quality of life. However, when properly addressed, the effects of witnessing violence can largely be mitigated – and can …

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ACOG Tells OB-GYNs To Look For Reproductive Coercion

Womens' doctors should be on the lookout for patients whose partners are unduly pressuring them to become pregnant — or even sabotaging their efforts to use contraception.
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