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Learning and capacity building resources for advocates, preventionists, and activists

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Publication Just Partners, Inc.August 14, 2018

Race Matters Toolkit

Offers concrete guidance to create policies, programs, and products that advance racial equity for vulnerable children, families, and communities of color.

Publication Center for Social InclusionAugust 14, 2015

Let’s Talk About Race: How Racially Explicit Messaging Can Advance Equity

“In this report, we explored whether talking about race directly could effectively move people to support progressive fiscal policies. We tested messages that re-frame people of color as contributing, hardworking Americans —“makers” instead of “takers”—with the goal of moving people toward supporting more progressive fiscal policies.

Website World TrustAugust 1, 2018

Road to Racial Justice
Educational Board Game by Kesa Kivel

The Road to Racial Justice “Board” Game is a free, engaging tool that can be used in classrooms, community groups, family gatherings, and faith and spiritual-based organizations. Teen and adult players will become aware that racism exists in many everyday kinds of situations (interpersonal and institutional), learn why each situation is racist (stereotyping, tokenism, cultural appropriation, etc.), and acquire tools to interrupt these situations. Played in teams. Curriculum included. Download at

Video MTVJuly 22, 2015

Documentary. MTV’s “White People”

What does it mean to be white? MTV’s ‘White People’ is a groundbreaking documentary on race that aims to answer that question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today. The film follows Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker, Jose Antonio Vargas, as he travels across the country to get this complicated conversation started. ‘White People’ asks what’s fair when it comes to affirmative action, if colorblindness is a good thing, what privilege really means, and what it’s like to become the “white minority” in your neighborhood.


Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018: VOTE!
Getting Back to Our Roots: The Personal Is Political

Get Out the Vote | Educate Voters | Engage Candidates

Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018: VOTE!

This year, our Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign will be different than ever before. We’re launching a get out the vote and voter education campaign: a non-partisan effort to: 

Webinar Sarah HydeJuly 19, 2018

Safer Sexting
Prevention Peer Network

How often have you heard someone say the following to a youth: “Just don’t sext”?

SAVE’s youth leaders and Youth Services team have created an alternative to the abstinence-only perspective, inspired by the affirmative consent revolution and with the assistance of youth and parents through focus groups and interviews. Join us to hear about a sex-positive, harm-reduction approach to teaching youth about the intersection of sexuality and technology.

This presentation will cover:

Publication Break the CycleJuly 2, 2018

Safe Schools Model Policy

The purpose of this policy is to offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the problem of
dating violence and sexual violence in District of Columbia Public Schools. In order to provide DCPS
employees with the tools necessary to effectively address dating violence and sexual violence among
their students, this policy will address the following topics:
• Protocol for school response to dating violence and sexual violence
• Training for school employees
• Prevention education for students

Publication Nan D. Stein, Ed.D.December 2, 2014

Shifting Boundaries

Shifting Boundaries is intended to reduce peer and dating violence and sexual harassment by students in middle schools. The program includes six classroom sessions and a school-wide component. An experimental study found that the program had many large and statistically significant positive impacts on (decreases in) violence victimization and perpetration in peer and dating relationships, but it also found increases in total violence victimization and perpetration in peer relationships in schools where only the school-wide component was implemented.

Publication Rutgers UniversityJuly 2, 2018

Bringing Awareness to Domestic Violence and Abusive Relationships – What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is not limited to physical forms of battery or abuse. Rather, it takes a variety of forms. Domestic violence can include emotional, physical, sexual, economic, or psychological methods of abuse or control.


Understanding the Impacts of Domestic Violence on Survivors

The Depp v. Heard trial has been trauma activating for many survivors. At this moment when domestic violence is receiving a lot of sensationalized attention throughout the various forms of media, we affirm the need for attention on concrete solutions—those that support survivors, educate on the realities of domestic violence, and prevent it from occurring in the first place.