1. Ending Violence @ Home App Challenge

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    Following the momentum of the mPreventViolence workshop, The Avon Foundation for Women and the Institute of Medicine are challenging teams of individuals from the fields of domestic violence prevention and communications technologies to come together to raise awareness about and to help prevent domestic violence against women and children. This is a global challenge, and teams from both the US and abroad are encouraged to register. The Challenge Mobile- and web-based apps built on platforms open to the general public are eligible and will be evaluated based on the integration of evidence-based information, design and usability, creativity and innovation, potential for impact, and transferability to low- and middle-income countries. Apps can focus on primary, secondary, or tertiary prevention. Submissions must be accompanied by a proof of concept statement. For the purposes of the Ending Violence @ Home Challenge, the term domestic violence includes all forms of intimate partner violence, dating violence, child abuse, and others forms of violence that occur in the home. More information on terms and eligibility will be posted on March 8. The Prizes 1st Prize – US$10,000 2nd Prize – US$7,500 3rd Prize – US$5,000 4th Prize – US$2,500 Registration and Submission Registration opens on March 8, 2012 and will remain open until May 31, 3012. Teams will have until July 31, 2012 to submit their completed entries.

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    • Men Can Stop Rape - "Use Your Strength" Trailer

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      This is the trailer for the film "Use Your Strength" which introduces Men Can Stop Rape's award-winning youth development programs. Through this dynamic and entertaining video, educators and youth-serving professionals get an inside look at the Men of Strength Club and Men Creating Change meetings to learn how "dominant stories" and "counterstories" of masculinity help young men play a role in constructing a world free of violence against women and girls - a world that will benefit us all. More details coming soon. Learn more about us at http://www.mencanstoprape.org

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      • Durham Sex Workers Talk About Violence Prevention and Condom Use

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        On the night of October 13, 2012, five sex workers at a roadside motel in Durham, NC (part of the regular Saturday night neighborhood condom-and-safety-supplies-distribution visit for NCHRC outreach worker "Mannie Fresh") took a short break to talk about violence prevention and condom use. Produced by Hadley Gustafson for NCHRC. Third in the Sex Worker Violence Prevention video series. Made possible by a generous contribution from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation.

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        • The Daily Rap in Schools

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          The Daily Rap is an easy-to-implement dialogue circle process that can help schools, youth programs, and workplaces build a culture of connection and accountability. This inspiring video shows how the Daily Rap has helped to transform classrooms in Baltimore Public Schools (elementary, middle, high), as well as build cohesion among teachers and administrators. The Community Conferencing Center (www.communityconferencing.org) provides training and support in Daily Rap facilitation.

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          • Lorenn Walker on the Oprah Winfrey Network

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            "Colleen Meets Her Husband's Killer"

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            • The Social and Emotional Learning Project: Staff Training for the 21st Century

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              This overview of the Social and Emotional Learning Project at Belmont Charter School, Philadelphia highlights the possibilities for change at your school. See how Peace Praxis Training and Consulting made a difference at Belmont Charter School by focusing on 3 key areas: Teacher Development, Positive Behavior Management, and Teaching Students Social and Emotional Skills. Peace Praxis services are tailored to meet the needs of your specific school community- public, private, or charter schools, K-8 AND high schools.

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              • My Body Is Precious

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                As part of the efforts of the Belize government to fight sexual violence against children, this video makes the book My Body Is Precious available to children and parents in indigenous communities. This video is the result of a collaboration between the Belize Special Envoy for Women and Children, the IDB and Maya and Garifuna communities in Belize.

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                • Sex Worker Violence Prevention (posted 09/30/12)

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                  Update 4/2/2015: F.P.D has committed to not arresting sex workers for condoms and has had their officers undergo community sensitivity training. NCHRC applauds their efforts to do so! North Carolinians, 10 current and former sex workers and/or advocates, share their experience with the common goal of raising awareness about and reducing violence perpetrated against sex workers. Sex workers often do not report crimes committed against them because they do not want to incriminate themselves; criminalization of sex work protects the perpetrators. What types of violence do sex workers experience? What can sex workers do to avoid violence? What else can be done to make sex work safer? The North Carolina Bad Date Line, created by the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (www.nchrc.org,) allows sex workers to anonymously report crime against them to help each other stay safer. First in the three-part Sex Worker Violence Prevention video series. The producer, interviewer, photographer, videographer and editor is Hadley Gustafson for NCHRC; additional interviews were performed by Tessie Castillo and Robert Childs. 2012. RESOURCES: For more sex worker violence prevention tips, see http://pdxswoc.net/pbdl.html. For the North Carolina Bad Date Line, call (336) 543-8050, email ncbaddateline@gmail.com, check the Twitter feed @ncbaddateline, or see the Facebook group, http://tinyurl.com/86s6hcl. For the National Blacklist's Raleigh page, see www.nationalblacklist.com/raleigh.aspx.

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                  • Young Find Haven, Role Models at Tennis Club

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                    One of many efforts to help prevent violence is a program that combines instruction for young people at the Sportsmen's Tennis Club in Dorchester with volunteers from the Boston Police Department. Report for BNN News by Joe Rowland. Aired November 15, 2010.

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                    • The Interrupters Official Trailer

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                      Every City Needs Its Heroes. An epic tale of courage and hope, The Interrupters is a new film from Chicago-based director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and award-winning author Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No Children Here), whose original article inspired the film. Filmed out of Chicago’s Kartemquin Films, The Interrupters follows a year in the life of the city as it grapples with the plague of urban violence. At the heart of the story are Ameena Matthews, Cobe Williams and Eddie Bocanegra, each of whom has credibility on the street because of their own personal histories. With gumption, wisdom and wit, they work to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they themselves once employed. These “Violence Interrupters” (their job title) – work for CeaseFire, a local organization whose guiding principle is that the spread of violence mimics the spread of infectious diseases, and so respond with similar treatment: go after the most infected, and stop the infection at its source. See it this summer: www.theinterrupters.com

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