Training and Education

At the core of successful prevention programming is the ability to build and nurture "communities of practice" or "learning communities," not only through an internally transformative process within our organizations, but also with allies and stakeholders. There are several models for enhancing core skills around group facilitation and concensus building, including the Technology of Participation (ToP) Method from the Institute of Cultural Affairs.

transformingcommunities.pngTransforming Communities: Technical Assistance, Training, and Resource Center (TC-TAT) is a national technical assistance, training, and resource center that advances new practices, skills, movement building, and policies to prevent violence against women and related forms of abuse. Their Community Connections Toolkit provides guidance for successful community engagement