Wednesday, February 24, 2010

"Violence is Everywhere" - Countering a Culture of #Violence Through Norms Change: March 9 and 16

Organization: Prevent Connect

Description:
Countering norms that contribute to the production of cultures of violence is a key element of any effort to prevent violence in a lasting, comprehensive way. This web conference will highlight specific strategies and efforts that seeks to change norms related to gendered violence. Different norms will be examined with regard to their historical context, distinct challenges, and opportunities for collaborative work.

Dates: Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Repeated on Tuesday, March 16, 2010
This 90-minute session will start at 11 am Pacific Standard Time on March 9, and will be repeated at 11 am Pacific Daylight Savings Time on March 16. 

Host: David Lee, Prevent Connect, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Presenter: Annie Lyles, Prevention Institute

Guests:
Erica Mizelle, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Laura Fidler, New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault

Objectives:
  * Understand how norms creates an environment in which violence is more likely to occur
  * Provide examples of successes from people and organization working to counter this violent norms
  * Identify strategies being used to counter effectively counter and change norms
  * Identify potential indicators for measuring progress in norms change

To learn more and register, visit our website: http://www.preventconnect.org

Cost: Free

What is a Web Conference?
A web conference is an opportunity to attend an online workshop by watching a presentation on your computer screen (using your internet connection) and hearing presenters through your telephone. Prevent Connect web conferences feature an opportunity to participate in online question & answer sessions and live text chat between participants. If for some reason you are unable to join on your computer, you can download the presentation slides from our website and listen on your phone.

Real-Time Captioning Available:
Instructions for accessing captioning during this web conference will be provided with your registration confirmation.

Compatiblity:
The iLinc web conference software used by Prevent Connect is compatible with both Microsoft? Windows? and Apple? Macintosh? computers.
Click here: http://www.ilinc.com/support/requirements for detailed system requirements.

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