Testimony of Futures Without Violence Board member Jacqueline Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing before Senate Judiciary Committee hearing July 30, 2014
In 2015, FUTURES teamed up with the Ad Council to launch a public service announcement and website encouraging caregivers, teachers, and other mentors in the community to talk to boys about violence against women. Men and boys play …
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued important guidance to address a serious problem that has prevented domestic abuse victims from accessing health insurance through the federal insurance marketplaces.
We applaud the United Nations for recognizing the value of girls and declaring October 11th the International Day of the Girl. Every girl deserves to live an empowered life free of discrimination, abuse, economic disparities, and violence.
Thousands of voices have denounced the silence that prevailed for years inside two of the country's top sports franchises. Do you know who we think is doing a great job fueling the public conversation? Sportswriters.
An expert on violence against women and children, Esta Soler founded Futures Without Violence over 30 years ago and transformed it into one of the world’s leading violence prevention agencies. Futures Without Violence has set the pace for innovative educational programs, public education campaigns, policy development, and leadership training designed to prevent and end violence against women and children worldwide.
A committed group of elected officials, public health researchers and children's advocates gathered in Los Angeles to stand up for the children in California who have suffered trauma and who don't have the dedication and care that they need to thrive.
FVPF and UNICEF joined forces in 2007 to enlist international celebrity soccer coaches and players as “teachers” of violence prevention. A new International Coaches Manual is available in English, Spanish, French, and for Indian communities.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in partnership with Futures Without Violence, and with the support of the Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC), will offer a new three-day, highly interactive workshop that will help state court and tribal court judges enhance their skills and ability to respond to cases involving adolescents and relationship abuse.
The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence provides personalized, technical assistance to domestic and sexual violence advocates and to health care practitioners, administrators and systems, students, policy makers, and others at all levels as they improve health care's response to domestic violence.
This informational video illustrates the dangers of chronic exposure to violence on a child's developing brain. Combining inspirational true-life stories and nationally recognized experts, viewers are given information on a child's developmental risk if regularly exposed to violent situations.
The power and control wheel is a way of visually representing the tactics typically used in abusive relationships. Batter means the ongoing pattern of violence, coercion, and abuse in an intimate relationship.
Futures Without Violence announced Betsy McCandless Break The Silence Awards, which supports college campaigns and activities that encourage survivors, allies, and bystanders to take action or speak out against gender-based violence on campus.
Curriculum Guidelines and Tools for Batterer Intervention Programs Produced by Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund with generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Futures Without Violence hosted Somebody Stood Up for Me, an interactive summit that brought together leading experts and innovators in the fields of health, education, juvenile justice and community action.
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.
Announcing the Winners of the Avon Communications Awards Here at Futures, we love recognizing the groundbreaking work that others do to combat gender-based violence. And when we get to recognize five organizations at the same time, we are overjoyed!
The RESPECT! Campaign is a social action campaign to promote respect in relationships and increase awareness about the positive role everyone can play to help end and prevent relationship violence and abuse.
This extensive report addresses the national crisis. The report is a vital component of a national program that has awarded grants to eight cities, counties, and tribal communities to develop strategic plans for community-based efforts that will address and prevent childhood exposure to violence.
With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, we launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it.
We launched a new website called Promising Futures to help advocates and organizations support children and parents facing domestic violence. The website includes a variety of resources including best practices, evaluation tools, research-informed strategies, and more.
Teachers are natural influencers. As mentors and role models to students, teachers have a tremendous opportunity to impact how students grow to understand and appreciate safe and healthy relationships.
This innovative resource is helping teachers incorporate violence prevention lessons into existing curricula. It provides English teachers a framework to use the novels, poems, plays and stories to help their students build healthy, non-violent relationships.
Vice President Biden released a report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault that addresses the dramatic changes that must take place if students are to be safe during their college years.
The Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010 and included provisions to support America’s Healthy Futures Act. It requires home visitation programs to measure a reduction in "crime or domestic violence".
This presentation gives an overview of the research on violence and its impact on health. It will offer promising programs on how to respond and promote healthy relationships. Specific clinic based interventions will be featured.
This webinar will provide an overview of the new guidelines and discuss implications for domestic violence programs, share resources from the National Health Resource Centers on Domestic Violence and share models for collaboration between advocates and providers.