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January 2011

An Ally's Guide to Terminology: Talking About LGBT People & Equality

An overview of essential vocabulary for allies wishing to talk about LGBT people and equality, providing explanations about certain terms that have historically been used against gay and transgender people and showing how allies can use respectful language in different contexts.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2011

Teaching for Tolerance

Author(s): Abe Louise Young
This website provides resources for educations to promote diversity, equity, and justice. It provides lesson place, conversation starters, and other supports for teachers to promote media literacy and social activism.
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  • General Material
January 2011

10 Ways News Media Can Be Better Allies to Survivors of Sexual Assault

This guide for media professionals includes suggestions such as avoiding stereotypes, placing sexual assault in a social context, and becoming educated about violence against women and sexual violence in general when reporting on a sexual assault case.
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  • General Material
September 2010

Reproductive Justice: A Communications Overview

The objective of this report includes understanding the values that underlie the American public’s views on issues relating to reproductive justice as a predicate to developing a communications framework for the reproductive justice movement, and identifying those segments of the public who appear to be most receptive to reproductive justice messaging and policies.
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January 2010

Social Networking & Privacy Tips for Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs

This one page handout introduces a few important safety risks and confidentiality considerations for advocates and organizations participating in social media.
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August 2009

Moving From Them to Us: Challenges in Reframing Violence Among Youth

This paper explores how youth and violence have been framed in the media, how the issue of race complicates depictions of youth and violence, and how public attitudes about government can inhibit public support for strategies to effectively prevent violence. Commissioned by UNITY/Prevention Institute and written by the Berkeley Media Studies Group, this paper makes recommendations for the next steps in reframing violence among youth.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2008

Incorporating Evaluation into Media Campaign Design

Author(s): Sharyn J. Potter, Brad Perry
This Applied Research paper provides information on core concepts relevant to media campaign evaluation strategies and showcases several sexual violence prevention campaigns that have completed evaluations at various stages of the implementation process.
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  • General Material
January 2008

Covering Domestic Violence: A Guide for Journalists and Other Media Professionals

Author(s): Kelly Starr
This guide is designed to assist journalists in accurately covering domestic violence homicides and other related stories.
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  • General Material
June 2007

Model Protocol on Confidentiality When Working with Battered Women

Author(s): Lupita Patterson, Christine Olah
This model protocol on confidentiality covers definitions, federal and state obligations, recommended policy and procedure, training, protecting confidentiality of immigrant and refugee women, and dealing with the media. It also contains sample forms for releases.
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  • General Material
January 2007

Youth Social Marketing Toolkit

This toolkit provides an overview of how agencies with limited financial resources can develop a social marketing campaign that reaches youth and young adults.
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  • General Material
November 2006

Where to Find Free Images and Visuals: Sites and search engines for finding high-quality free pictures

Author(s): Robin Good
This article lists free online image banks for use when searching for quality images and photos to complement an important article, essay, presentation, or report.
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  • General Material
January 2004

Effective Outreach Through the Media

This is a guide for those working in agencies that serve victims of sexual assault on how to effectively utilize the media.