Apr 21, 2016 -
Webinar: Community Safety by Design: Engaging the Planning and Related Sectors to Prevent Violence
Presented by Prevention Institute
Sponsored by The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation
Thursday, April 21, 2016; 1 - 2:30 p.m. PST
Apr 18, 2016 -
Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma Webinar
The slides for this web conference are now available to download:Adverse_Community_Experiences_and_Resilience_Webinar_4.18.16.pdf
Presented by Prevention Institute, UNITY, and Making Connections for Mental Health and Well-being
Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente Northern California, the...
Apr 13, 2016 -
Cradle to Community convening in Oakland
Prevention Institute and the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) are working to advance policies that improve outcomes for vulnerable children and families by strengthening communities and making them safer.
Nov 2, 2015 -
The American Public Health Association invited Prevention Institute to develop a session on preventing violence for its annual meeting in Chicago. Inspired by the conference theme of Health in All Policies, Prevention Institute will explore the concept of
The American Public Health Association invited Prevention Institute to develop a session on preventing violence for its annual meeting in Chicago. Inspired by the conference theme of Health in All Policies, Prevention Institute will explore the concept of Safety in All Policies, and introduce a...
Sep 21, 2015 -
Prevention Institute speaks at World Health Organization Annual Meeting
The World Health Organization invited Prevention Institute to present their new framework and findings for preventing community violence and trauma at the WHO Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA) first Annual Academic Meeting which will be held alongside the 7th Milestones of a Global Campaign for...
Sep 10, 2015 -
Collaboration Multiplier Training in Anaheim
Engaging multiple sectors to prevent violence is an essential element in the UNITY Roadmap. Jamecca Marshall and Benita Tsao will train on engaging multiple sectors in preventing violence using Prevention Institute's Collaboration Multiplier tool.
Aug 4, 2015 -
APHA Webinar on Race, Healthy and Safety
Violence is a preventable public health issue shaped by many factors, including racism. Prevention Institute will present on No Safety, No Health, a webinar hosted by the American Public Health Association. Part of a series to explore the links between racism and health, this webinar features...
Jul 9, 2015 -
PreventConnect Web Conference: Joint Strategies: How does sexual and domestic violence prevention better leverage local health, justice, education and community sectors?
This web conference will build on findings from a recent analysis for the Defending Childhood initiative about the role of multiple sectors in preventing children and young people’s exposure to violence. Guests will share joint strategies identified as the most promising for health, education,...
Jun 11, 2015 -
PreventConnect Conference: Linking Child Focused Approaches to Preventing Sexual and Domestic Violence
What can we learn from the latest research and innovative strategies honoring linkages between children's exposure to child maltreatment, sexual abuse, community and domestic violence? How are these different forms of violence connected? What would it take to prevent multiple forms of violence in...
May 29, 2015 -
Webinar: Opportunities from How CA News Frames Violence
Violence has dominated the news across the country, and media coverage shapes how the public and policymakers understand the issue and what should be done about it. Berkeley Media Studies Group and Prevention Institute will present an analysis of CA news media on this webinar, along with...
May 20, 2015 -
Webinar: Building Resilience to Prevent Community Trauma
In many neighborhoods across the U.S., entire communities experience traumatizing events and conditions. This suggests a need for community-wide healing and for building resilience to prevent future trauma. This webinar will explore trauma-informed practices and the skills and capacity for...
May 11, 2015 -
UNITY Cities Participate in National Forum Summit on Preventing Youth Violence
Prevention Institute will facilitate some of the sessions at the National Forum Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Arlington, VA, in May. UNITY Director Rachel Davis will prepare the various grant recipients of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for peer learning...
Apr 30, 2015 -
Using Collaboration Multiplier Tool to Prevent Violence, Atlanta
UNITY Manager Benita Tsao will train on the Collaboration Multiplier tool at the Safe States Alliance Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Based on the guide Multi-Sector Partnerships for Preventing Violence, the training will illustrate how to use the tool to prevent community violence, using an example...
Apr 9, 2015 -
Webinar: Roles for Men of Color in Preventing Violence
Community violence affects many men and boys of color in the U.S. who may also grow up seeing violence in the home. This webinar explores the roles for men and boys in building community resilience across generations and preventing multiple forms of violence, including sexual and domestic violence...
Mar 27, 2015 -
Webinar: A Multi-Sector Approach to Preventing Suicide
Community violence and suicide share many risk and protective factors, and traumatized young people who experience violence at home, school or in their neighborhood may consider suicide. This webinar for the Injury Control Research Center for Suicide Prevention will explore how to leverage the...
Jan 29, 2015 -
Connections between Smart Growth and Preventing Violence
Join Prevention Institute at the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Baltimore. Jamecca Marshall will present during the breakout session "When Violence and Crime Hinder Smart Growth: Combating Threats to Improving Community" at 4 p.m. on Thursday. Register for the conference.
Jan 7, 2015 -
Cities United Webinar: Community Health Strategies
Annie Lyles of Prevention Institute and Taylor Code Maxie Jr. with Street Poets, Inc. will present as part of the Cities United monthly webinar series on Community Health Strategies, hosted by National League of Cities. The topic for January is mental health and violence prevention, and Annie will...
Jan 7, 2015 -
UNITY City Network Convenes in Oakland
Collaboration is an essential element of the UNITY RoadMap, and it is a necessary but underdeveloped approach and skill set for preventing violence. With the support of the Langeloth Foundation, UNITY was able to bring together 70 representatives from 23 cities in the UNITY City Network in person...
Nov 19, 2014 -
UNITY to Open APHA Special Session on Preventing Violence
More and more cities across the U.S. are using the public health approach to prevent violence, and UNITY Director Rachel Davis will describe the national landscape at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in New Orleans. Rachel's remarks at 2:30 p.m. ET will set the stage for...
Nov 13, 2014 -
Webinar: Research and Strategies to Prevent Multiple Forms of Violence
Annie Lyles of Prevention Institute and representatives will present the research evidence to date on the risk and protective factors involved in eight forms of violence. This webinar at 11 a.m. PT explores the ways that practitioners and advocates can incorporate these links into their efforts to...