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Olivia Storz

Program Specialist, Workplace and Economic Justice

Olivia Storz [she/her] works on FUTURE’s Workplace Resource Center initiatives. Olivia received her B.A. from the University of Denver where she co-founded a “Survivor’s Fund” to cover the direct costs of experiencing violence for …

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Suzannah Rogan

Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist on the Workplace and Economic Justice Team

Suzannah Rogan [she/her] serves as a Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist on the Workplace and Economic Justice Team. Prior to joining FUTURES, Suzannah established and directed …

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Tiffany Garner

Policy Advocate for Children & Health

Tiffany Garner, MA, MPA

Tiffany Garner currently serves as the Policy Advocate for Children & Health at Futures Without Violence in Washington, DC. Prior to her time at Futures, she focused on preventing further …

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Learn More – Startstrong

Eager to learn more about how you can apply the lessons and facts you’ve learned on this site to your everyday work in your community? Follow the links above to get practical tips from people who were working on-the-ground at …

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4 Elements Of Success

There are many ways to structure teen dating violence prevention programming, but our experience and research have shown us that four key elements prove especially crucial to ensuring the success of prevention efforts; engaging those who influence middle schoolers; educating …

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Why Middle School Matters- new

Middle school is a critical time for kids. They begin to see themselves and their relationships with others in new ways—shaped by a unique set of influences and changes that arrive in their lives.

We all know how critical these …

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Start Strong

About Start Strong Initiative

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships (Start Strong) was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration with Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) and Futures Without Violence. From 2008 to 2012, …

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Economic Justice

Economic Justice at Futures Without Violence

At Futures Without Violence (FUTURES), we believe economic justice is gender-based violence prevention and child abuse prevention for marginalized communities.

FUTURES takes an integrated and intersectional approach to creating a world without gender-based violence,

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Tiffany Garner

Children & Health Policy Advocate

Tiffany Garner currently serves as the Policy Advocate for Children & Health at Futures Without Violence in Washington, DC. Prior to her time at Futures, she focused on preventing further firearm violence and homicides through …

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Coalition Working Group on Health

In partnership with state domestic and sexual violence coalitions across the country, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence convenes the Coalition Working Group on Health. This working group meets to advance public health approaches to addressing domestic and …

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Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation, a project of Futures Without Violence, and Alianza Nacional de Campesinas developed a new resource on intimate partner violence, health care access, and prevention. The safety card, You’re Not Alone: HEALTH, HEALING, AND …

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Take Action For Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women 2022

Cross-posted with permission from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.

In recognition of the 2022 National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence hosted by FUTURES and the National

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Ronisha Wyndon

Ronisha Wyndon

Hey my name is Ronisha but I go by Roni.

I currently work in the non profit organization for YWCA helping men and women with resources, case management, and multitude of services.

I love what I do and …

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Survivor Leadership Cohort

Centering the voices and experiences of survivors is foundational to the work of preventing and healing from violence. In our effort to be led by survivors and value their lived experience as expertise, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic

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Not Broken Parents: Why Teaching Parents to Parent Isn’t the Solution Our Children Need

I have an ACES score of 9. That means I grew up with 9 of the 10 categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences that Drs. Vincent Felitti and Robert Anda found to be highly correlated with health risk

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The Accountability Dialogues

Domestic Violence Survivors and Policymakers Co-designing Child Welfare Practices and Policies

People of color who live the problems we aim to solve have the most important information and the most unobstructed point of view. They see and experience on a …

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Teen Economic Abuse

As 13 to 19 year-olds move toward adulthood and independence, they begin making decisions without parental or guardian involvement, have their first romantic relationships, hold their first job or internship, and start to handle their own money. This time of …

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Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Title: Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic (3-part Webinar Series)

Dates: March 23th, 2022, 11AM PST/ 2PM EST
April 27th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST
May 25th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST

Register for all three sessions here.

Please …

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FUTURES is committed to building the field and supporting the movement to end violence against women. Through innovative training programs, we offer organizations and professionals opportunities to develop their leadership and skills in preventing violence.

We believe that everyone has …

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Lessons Learned from Project Catalyst: State/Territory-Wide Transformation on Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Human Trafficking

Title: Lessons Learned from Project Catalyst: State/Territory-Wide Transformation on Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Human Trafficking

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Time: 10am-11am PT/11am-12pm MT/12-1pm CT/1-2pm ET

Watch the recording and read the closed captions in English

Spanish and

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding

2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance

The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence and the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health have partnered to offer specialized training and technical

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Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

Watch the webinar recording.

Download the transcript.

Handout: Facilitating Attuned

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Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

Watch the webinar recording.

Download the transcript.

Due …

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Title: 2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm …

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence 2021

Annual international campaign from 25 November to 10 December

 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and …

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Why Domestic Violence Increased During COVID-19, and What Can Be Done About it

Crossposted with permission from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies Blog

Content Warning: The interview below discusses the subject of domestic violence.

It’s been called a pandemic within the pandemic. Reports of domestic violence surged during the COVID-19 lockdowns …

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Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Trafficking for School-Based Health Centers Learning Collaborative

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation is excited to announce that we are partnering with School-Based Health Alliance to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking!
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Virtual Hill Briefing – Maternal Mortality and Intimate Partner Violence

Title: Virtual Hill Briefing: Maternal Mortality and Intimate Partner Violence

Date: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific/12:00pm – 1:00pm Eastern

View the webinar recording, view U.S. Senator Patty Murray’s remarks, view Representative Gwen Moore’s remarks

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Utilizing Health Information Technology to Address UDS requirements on IPV and HT

This learning collaborative will bolster community health center (CHC) capacity to address the new UDS measures on IPV and HT, to improve quality of care for survivors and offer preventive health services.
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Statements

When deciding to issue a public statement, there are a number of key factors we seriously consider as we strive to avoid redundancies and add value that positively drives the national conversation forward.

Most recently, our collective national dialogue around …

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Health Center Protocols to Address IPV and HT

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse: Core Values

The National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse has developed a set of core values, along with mission and vision statements, and a description of our approach.
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Learning through Interactivity: How to Tell a Story, Part 1

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Aging with Respect: A Framework for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Older Adults Learning Collaborative

Intimate partner violence (IPV) in later life is often undetected by healthcare providers, in part due to misconceptions and the complexity of elder mistreatment. This learning collaborative will review the various forms of abuse and discuss approaches for successful prevention and interventions that focus on safety and wellness for older adult patients.
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Health, Healing and Relationships: Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma and HIV

Registration now open for a virtual training opportunity for HIV testing and care settings and their local domestic violence partner agency happening March 10th, 2021!
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PROGRAMS

FUTURES has taken the nationwide success of Coaching Boys Into Men and expanded it into the international space, hosting trainings, supporting program adaptations, and partnering with international organizations to expand the reach of CBIM across the globe.

In 2006, FUTURES …

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Yoo-Jin Kang

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist- National Workplace Resource Center

Yoo-Jin Kang (she/her/hers) provides technical assistance, program development, and training for the National Workplace Resource Center (Workplaces Respond). Her areas of expertise include trauma-informed practices, mind-body modalities, antiracist equity work, …

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Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence with those later in life.  It is developed for those patients/clients with agency and capacity in non-crisis, non-emergency situations that provides information about healthy and safe

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Transgender Lives Can’t Wait – We Must Fight For Them Every Day

“As a trans woman of color, I feel that Trans …

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Virtual Hill Briefing – Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Title: Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Date: Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Time: 12-1:00pm Eastern/ 9-10:00am Pacific

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3MEKmvAORpCxtuVrPog2Wg

Virtual Hill Briefing Convened by National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer’s Association and the …

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Hope for a Country in Which All Women & Children Can Thrive

This is a great and important day for America – …

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Healing Centered Engagement for Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week!

August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week, which aims to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of federally-funded community health centers over the past five decades. Community health centers are community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver care …

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Jesse Mahler

Senior Program Specialist, Public Education Campaigns and Programs

As a Senior Program Specialist on the Public Education Campaigns and Programs team, Jesse advances national violence prevention campaigns that engage youth, men and boys, educators, and athletic coaches. His passion for …

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COVID-19 and the Impact on Survivors of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, & Sexual Assault

Intimate partner violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking are on the rise during COVID-19 because many families and survivors are staying home, or are isolated from support systems. This isolation, along with increased stress and financial instability, puts …

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Audrie and Daisy – Discussion Guide for Parents

“Audrie was so large in life, she was a great athlete, great musician, good student, good kid. And then she was gone… We had to do something. We are giving a voice to our daughter, we have to so nobody

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The Enduring Value of Simplicity: Reflections on the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program

If someone were to ask me to pick one word to summarize my experience as a fellow in the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program, I think that I would choose the word, bittersweet. I am certain you are thinking, “How unoriginal,” and I cannot help but to agree.
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for supporting a future without violence!

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Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation

National Health Network has been renamed Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation. Please visit our new website for upcoming events and resources: https://healthpartnersipve.org/

Since July 2020, Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) has operated Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation with …

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