This forum brings space and conversation to the connections between racial oppression, privilege and its connections to sexual violence; and how accountability is key to the sexual violence movement's future.
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Didn't have a chance to join the live discussion? There's still time to participate! Use this space to submit your questions now and TAASA guest moderators will respond promptly.
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1 Submit your questions here!
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08/17/2016
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Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA)
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3 Maya Pilgrim, Evaluation Manager
by truk
08/05/2016
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This space shares essential readings and common definitions. Before getting underway in discussions view this space for its valuable information and resources to help prepare for conversation.
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5 On anti-blackness and anti-indigeneity
by MPilgrim
08/17/2016
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In this space TAASA staff will share resources, research, and their expertise to guide conversation along the realities of existing connections between racial oppression and sexual violence.
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9 A short booklist
by truk
08/17/2016
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TAASA will guide conversation around the importance of individual and peer accountability when it comes to moving beyond racial oppression and serving and supporting all survivors of sexual violence.
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7 Whose/What types of knowledge do we value?
by Denise Loya
08/17/2016
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Moderators will guide conversation around the necessities of agency/organizational accountability in moving beyond racial oppression and serving and supporting all survivors of sexual violence.
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5 Taking stock
by Timothy Love
08/17/2016
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TAASA will facilitate conversation and next steps around sexual violence movement accountability in moving beyond racial oppression and serving and supporting all survivors of sexual violence.
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3 When we come together
by Denise Loya
08/17/2016
 
This forum will look at the connections between youth homelessness and sexual violence; and how to link research results to improved standards of care for LGBTQ youth.
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Start here for an overview of sexual violence and the connections to homelessness for youth who identify as LGBTQ; and to learn how to participate in the forum.
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2 LGBTQ Youth Sexual Violence & Homelessness
by truk
07/07/2016
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Christian Rummell, Senior Researcher, American Institutes for Research; Meredith Dank, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute; and Lilly Yu, Research Assistant with Urban Institute
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3 Christian Rummell
by truk
07/07/2016
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View the answers to your submitted questions here.
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23 Is there any research/resources for LGBTQ youth traveling abroad related to work being done currently in the U.S.?
by truk
07/29/2016
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This is space to share the connections between sexual violence and homelessness research and prevention work; and how advocates and preventionists can incorporate research to practice to provide trauma-informed care for LGBTQ youth.
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4 How are we incorporating research to best practices?
by truk
07/27/2016
 
This forum will address key components, research-based models, and best practices for culturally specific, community approaches to restorative justice.
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Start here by exploring an overview of restorative justice and instructions on how to use the forum.
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3 Reminder: Refresh the Forum Page Often
by truk
06/27/2016
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Anne Seymour, National Crime Victim Advocate and Irene “Strong Oak” Lefebvre, Executive Director and co-founder of the Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition INC.
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2 Irene "Strong Oak" Lefebvre
by truk
06/07/2016
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View the answers to your submitted questions here.
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26 Are there resources available around best practices for using restorative justice?
by truk
06/29/2016
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Moderators will share model-based research and resources, and discuss the significance of accountability in restorative justice work.
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2 Accountability
by Anne Seymour
06/29/2016
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This discussion will explore the unique ways a community's approaches to restorative justice focus on culturally-specific best practices.
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2 Cultural Competency Development
by Strong Oak
06/29/2016
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In this discussion we'll talk about the connections between prevention, involving the community, and looking beyond the criminal justice system in relation to restorative justice.
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4 Community Involvement and Prevention
by truk
06/29/2016
 
This forum will discuss the significance of program evaluation for organizations of the anti-sexual violence movement and best practices for implementing evaluation.
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Start here by exploring some research, information, and thoughts shared by our moderators.

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1 Getting Started
by truk
08/06/2015
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Explore alternatives and methods for programs.

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16 Beyond Pre and Post Testing
by Stephanie Townsend
08/12/2015
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Discuss the basic principles to engage in and evaluate community-level prevention work.

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16 Community Level Evaluation & Mobilization
by mcurtis23
08/12/2015
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Learn and share creative approaches to evaluating programs that involve children.

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16 Evaluation With Young Children
by Stephanie Townsend
08/12/2015
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Discover new approaches for making logic models useful for programs.

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7 Making Logic Models Useful
by Stephanie Townsend
08/12/2015
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Learn and share general suggestions and techniques for creating effective surveys to evaluate your work.

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27 Creating Better Surveys
by Stephanie Townsend
08/20/2015
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Find and share information on a variety of resources available on multilingual access.

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by truk
08/12/2015
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Dr. Stephanie Townsend and Morgan J Curtis

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2 Morgan J Curtis
by truk
07/31/2015
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The xChange Forum is an online, text-only forum that brings advocates, educators and researchers together to share lessons learned to inform practice and research to create broader social change.

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by truk
07/31/2015
 
This forum will explore current research on the existing strengths, needs, and recommendations surrounding the prevention of sexual violence with Latin@ communities.
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Start here by exploring some research, information, and thoughts shared by our moderators.

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13 Sexual Violence & Latin@s
by MJirau-Torres
07/08/2015
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This discussion will explore organizational capacity and culturally appropriate services.

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24 Language Access & Culturally Competent Services
by MJirau-Torres
07/08/2015
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This discussion will identify key groups/organizations engaging in and supporting sexual violence prevention and intervention in Latin@ and Spanish-speaking communities and the needs for additional coordinated community responses.

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by MJirau-Torres
07/08/2015
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Discover the lessons learned and recommendations from the National Needs Assessment and other research for serving Latin@ and/or Spanish-speaking communities.

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6 Recommendations
by MJirau-Torres
07/08/2015
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Find and share information on a variety of resources available on multilingual access.

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07/08/2015
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Dr. Chiara Sabina and Maria Jirau-Torres

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2 Maria Jirau-Torres
by truk
06/25/2015
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The xChange Forum is an online, text-only forum that brings advocates, educators and researchers together to share lessons learned to inform practice and research to create broader social change.

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by truk
06/17/2015
 
African American women face unique risk factors and barriers to seeking help after sexual violence. This forum will explore lessons learned and current research on the sexual victimization of African American women to better inform practice and the needs of African American women for the field.
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This discussion will provide a brief historical overview of sexual assault and how it shapes the contemporary experiences of Black women.

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15 Historical Overview
by cwest
06/10/2015
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In this section we will explore the data, demographics, and challenges faced by Black women survivors and the environments in which the assaults occur.

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9 National Data
by cwest
06/10/2015
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This discussion will focus on the traumas and risk factors for African American women.

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9 Risk Factors
by cwest
06/10/2015
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In this discussion explore the physical and mental health consequences for African American women survivors.

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6 Mental Health Consequences
by slaskey
06/10/2015
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In this discussion we will focus on the cultural and trauma-informed services needed.

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5 Culturally Sensitive Services
by lpalumbo
06/10/2015
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Find and share information a variety of resources available around sexual violence and the lives of African American women.

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by kjohnson
06/10/2015
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Dr. Carolyn West and Kalimah Johnson

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by slaskey
06/10/2015
 
The xChange Forum is an opportunity for those working to end sexual violence to exchange information. This online forum brings together advocates, educators and researchers to share lessons learned that inform practice and research to create broader social change. The April 12th, 2011 real time xCHANGE of information on the effectiveness of bystander intervention approaches is moderated by Dr. Victoria Banyard. Continued dialogue will occur April 13-15, 2011. An archive and summary of the forum will be available by the end of April 2011. Bystander intervention serves as the central theme and approach in the National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s 2011 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Campaign: It’s Time…to Get Involved.
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NSVRC logo This discussion will include information on a variety of resources available to support work to engage bystanders.
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04/12/2011
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Dr. Victoria Banyard Victoria Banyard is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire and co-Director of Prevention Innovations: Research and Practices for Ending Violence Against Women on Campus. Read more in the discussion thread.
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04/04/2011
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Engaging Bystander Publications Thumbnail We will discuss the leading program models for bystander intervention, including recent evaluation research.
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41 In-person prevention education curricula
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04/13/2011
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This discussion will focus on emerging trends in bystander intervention programming and research.
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16 Creating research practitioner partnerships that work
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04/12/2011
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The reloj Please share examples from your work around engaging bystanders here!
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10 Welcome to the Proud Moments in Engaged Bystander History topic!
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04/12/2011
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