Preventing Family Violence: Lessons Learned from the Community Engagement Initiative
This handbook distills what Community Engagement for Change groups have learned about organizing at the community level and provides advice culled from the experiences of site leaders and other seasoned organizers. It is intended for anyone who wants to initiatie or expand family violence prevention work, including agencies addressing family and community health and well-being, community development groups, and grassroots leaders.
This handbook describes strategies for achieving the goals and lessons learned by the Community Engagement groups. There are no simple solutions or proven prevention practices: this handbook reflects work in progress and the groups doing the work.