Nov 4, 2014 -
#ViolenceLinks Twitter Chat on Multiple Forms of Violence
Join Prevention Institute and UNITY on November 4 at 11 a.m. PT for a Twitter chat on the links among multiple forms of violence. Inspired by the Connecting the Dots publication, this chat is for practitioners to share how partnerships within the violence prevention field can prevent multiple forms...
Oct 17, 2014 -
Tune in to Hear UNITY Cities on the Air
UNITY Director Rachel Davis will be interviewed on the Internet radio show "Promoting Healthy Communities through Youth Violence Prevention," along with city representatives from New Orleans and Minneapolis. Sasha Cotton and Chris Gunther share what's working in their cities, starting at noon PT, 3...
Sep 10, 2014 -
Webinar: Forging Public Sector Partnerships that Prevent Violence
Preventing violence is everyone's work, but collaborating across government sectors can be a tall order. UNITY Managers Annie Lyles and Benita Tsao will interview guests in Houston and Portland, Maine, on what they've been able to accomplish through multi-sector partnerships and how they've dealt...
Sep 9, 2014 -
UNITY on Partnerships for Preventing Violence at NNHVIP Conference
UNITY Manager Benita Tsao applies Prevention Institute's Collaboration Multiplier tool to the issue of community safety. She will share various roles and contributions for many sectors interested in preventing violence in the first place, in partnership with the local hospital system. Register for...
Jul 15, 2014 -
UNITY Highlights Upstream Approaches at Judges Conference
In line with the conference theme “Surviving to Thriving,” UNITY Director Rachel Davis will share ways that the justice system can move upstream and connect with other sectors to prevent violence before it occurs.
May 15, 2014 -
UNITY Highlights Connections at NCCD Conference
Given the range of factors that affect the likelihood of violence, no single agency can prevent violence on its own, and collaboration is vital. UNITY Manager Annie Lyles explores the challenges and benefits of multi-sector collaboration at the Conference on Children, Youth and Families, hosted by...
May 12, 2014 -
Forging Partnerships to Prevent Gang Violence in Los Angeles
UNITY Manager Annie Lyles offers a sneak preview of the guide “Multi-Sector Partnerships for Preventing Violence” at the third annual L.A. Gang Violence Prevention and Intervention Conference. Register for the event, hosted by the VPCGLA and HAVEN, for an introduction to Prevention Institute’s...
May 8, 2014 -
Join Twitter Chat to Celebrate National Youth Violence Prevention Week
UNITY is a featured guest on the Twitter chat hosted by the Children’s Safety Network and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Join the conversation at noon PT on Monday, April 7, by searching for #YouthViolence. The chat follows a webinar on preventing youth violence using the public...
May 8, 2014 -
UNITY Director and Surgeon General Discuss Violence and Active Transportation
UNITY Director Rachel Davis will join the Surgeon General and other public health leaders on a Google+ Hangout in observance of National Public Health Week on Friday, April 11 at 11am. Rachel will describe the ways active transportation impacts community health and health equity. Join the American...
Nov 6, 2013 -
UNITY at the Canadian Injury Prevention Conference
UNITY will introduce a new tool for strengthening local, multi-sector efforts to prevent violence, to an international audience in Montreal. An application and extension of Collaboration Multiplier, this tool was informed by interviews with UNITY City Network representatives.
Aug 1, 2013 -
UNITY at California Health Policy Forum, Sacramento
Join UNITY at this legislative briefing on how partnerships across sectors can address multiple forms of violence. Program Coordinator Benita Tsao will also recommend state policies for preventing violence, based on the UNITY Policy Platform and input from state health officers. Register now.
Jul 25, 2013 -
Webinar: Understanding Evidence for Youth Violence Prevention
Learn to make informed decisions when preventing violence, using a new online tool from the National Injury Center. Register for the webinar, co-hosted by Safe States Alliance, UNITY and Prevention Institute.
Jul 17, 2013 -
Webinar: Level Up: The Need for Community-Based Strategies that Prevent Violence
People's environment shapes their health and safety, so community-wide strategies have immense potential for preventing violence. UNITY is pleased to present to community partners in Salinas, Calif., on the need for community-level strategies that could be integrated into existing work and make...
Jun 25, 2013 -
Preventing Violence Throughout the Lifespan
Learn about new research and city efforts to prevent violence at all stages of life from UNITY Advisor Susan Sorenson and Oxiris Barbot of Baltimore, part of the UNITY City Network. This congressional briefing is co-sponsored by Safe States Alliance, Prevention Institute and other members of the...
Jun 18, 2013 -
UNITY Webinar: Addressing and Preventing Trauma at the Community Level
The third installment in the UNITY webinar series on community-level trauma will explore how we can expand the scope of trauma informed practices beyond the individual level to the community level. Organized as a peer learning forum for members of the UNITY City Network, participants will discuss...
Jun 13, 2013 -
UNITY at National Conference of State Legislators
Hosted by the National Conference of State Legislators, "Strategies for Preventing Injury and Violence" meeting in Keystone, Colo., features UNITY Project Director Rachel Davis. Rachel will share how UNITY supports effective, sustainable efforts to prevent violence, and the session "Youth Violence...
Jun 5, 2013 -
UNITY at “Safe Today, Safer Tomorrow” conference in Baltimore
UNITY will be in the house at this national conference, sharing lessons learned in eight years of work preventing violence. UNITY Project Director Rachel Davis will kick off the session, "A Public Health Approach to Preventing Community Violence: The Safe Streets Baltimore Program," and provide the...
May 23, 2013 -
UNITY Webinar: Community Trauma and Prevention: Implications for Practice
The second installment in the UNITY webinar series on trauma will delve deeper into how community trauma impacts practice. Organized as a peer learning forum for the UNITY City Network, participants will discuss topics that include: how an understanding of trauma can inform prevention strategies,...
Apr 18, 2013 -
UNITY Webinar: Laying the Groundwork: Advancing Prevention in the Context of Community Trauma
There is growing awareness about trauma and its impact on individuals and communities. The majority of approaches to addressing trauma focus on the treatment of the individual. Hosted by UNITY, this webinar will explore community-oriented approaches. We will provide an introduction to how we...
Mar 21, 2013 -
A Dialogue on Preventing Violence in Chicago
Join UNITY Co-Chair Deborah Prothrow-Stith for a community conversation on preventing violence in Chicago, with a focus on school-based efforts. Deborah will share how urban communities across the U.S. are partnering with schools to create safe communities for young people.