Project Connect 2.0 State/Territory Application

Title: Project Connect 2.0 State/Territory Application

Dates Recorded: August 14th, 2012

Description: Futures Without Violence is selecting new sites for Phase 2 of Project Connect: A Coordinated Public Health Initiative to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Women (Project Connect 2.0), supported by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office on Women’s Health (OWH) with additional support from the Administration for Children and Families. Since 2010, Futures Without Violence, OWH and ACF have worked in partnership with ten State and Tribal pilot sites to develop policy and public heath responses to domestic and sexual violence in women’s health programs. Futures Without Violence will work with the OWH and a selection committee to select six new States or Territories and five Tribal health sites that demonstrate a strong history of collaboration between domestic and sexual violence, health care, and public health systems, as well as a capacity and interest in the proposed program.

Virginia Duplessis, Program Manager, Project Connect, Futures Without Violence