Root Causes

Originally: Student Leaders & Athletic Youth (2015)
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Intended for high school athletes on girls’ sports teams. The program aims to empower female-identified youth to take an active role in promoting healthy relationships and ending sexual violence. Athletes are encouraged to be leaders in changing social norms at the school to a culture of safety and respect.

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Curriculums, Gender Specific, Healthy Relationships, Root Causes
(2012)
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Empowerment Model program created by Peace Over Violence. Structured to encourage positive female development on each level of the social-ecological model. Each lesson provides an opportunity for young women to challenge oppressive social norms, build connections with peers, develop their sense of self-esteem, and work towards preventing sexual and intimate partner violence.

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Curriculums, Culturally Specific, Gender Specific, Healthy Relationships, Root Causes
(2011)
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This book prepares adults for working with young people by providing a theoretical framework for violence prevention work along with exercises in being effective allies to youth. Workshop guidelines and outlines are included for facilitating discussion and sharing around sensitive topics of oppression, the "isms" — racism, sexism, adultism — as well as gender issues, immigration, religion, ability and access.

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Curriculums, Root Causes
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Intended to reduce instances of violence among diverse groups of youth by focusing on healthy relationship skills and bystander accountability. Developed and implemented in Los Angeles by Peace Over Violence.

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Curriculums, Bystanders, Healthy Relationships, Root Causes

1979 — 2019

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