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  • General Material
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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January 2011

Tech Top 10 Tips: Social Media Use by Survivors

In recognition of the increasing role that social media plays in the lives of survivors as well as programs and staff, this tool addresses the benefits and risks of social media use by people who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.
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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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January 2010

Privacy Considerations When Posting Content Online

For those who want to be more protective of their online information, this handout provides some questions to consider when posting content online.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Online Privacy & Safety Tips

This 1-page handout provides tips for preventing sensitive and personal information from making its rounds on the Web. It highlights email, passwords, social networks, online accounts, and safe web browsing.
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  • General Material
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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  • Training Tools
January 2009

SASA! An Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV

This toolkit offers a comprehensive, user-friendly program tool for organizations interested in mobilizing communities to prevent violence against women and HIV infection. Included in this toolkit are practical resources, activities, and monitoring and assessment tools for local activism, media and advocacy, communication, and training materials.
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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
January 2008

Technology Safety Planning with Survivors: Tips to discuss if someone you know is in danger

This handout provides some simple but critical tips about phone, computer, email, instant messaging and other technology use to discuss if someone you know is in danger. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Somali, and Russian.