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   NEWSLETTER   /   January 20, 2011

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  In this issue of the PreventConnect Newsletter, we are pleased to share
the following stories:
* "State of the Break-Up" address <#A>
* Brain, science, technology and sexual violence prevention <#B>
* Bystander intervention in Spanish-speaking communities <#C>

 Terrance Miles "State of the Break-Up" address
<>  (3 min)
Terrance Miles, peer educator for Start Strong Boston
<>  at
the Boston Public Health Commission, delivered the "State of the Break-Up"
address at the July 2010 Break-Up Summit
<> . In this video, Terrance
describes how events like this can engage youth in dating violence
prevention. Start Strong Boston will present  about the Break-Up Summit at
the 3rd Annual Violence-Free Teens Conference: Middle School Matters --
Setting the Stage for Early Prevention
<> .
This conference will be held on Feb. 4, 2011, in Los Angeles and is
sponsored by Peace Over Violence
<> .

 Dr. Dave Walsh Brain, science, technology and sexual violence prevention
(16 min) Psychologist Dr. Dave Walsh
<>  talks   about the implications of brain development,
adolescence and emerging  technology for  developing sexual abuse prevention
efforts. This was  recorded at a meeting of the National Coalition to
Prevent Child Sexual Exploitation
3863>  held in September 2010.

 Emiliano Diaz de Leon Bystander intervention in Spanish-speaking
<>  (18 min) In an
interview conducted in Spanish, Emiliano Diaz de Leon, with the Texas
Association Against Sexual Assault
<>  (TAASA), spoke with CALCASA about bystander intervention in
Spanish-speaking migrant communities. During the interview, Emiliano
addressed  the importance of culturally relevant prevention work in the
field of  sexual assault. The discussion focused on fotonovelas,  pamphlets
structured like a comic-book with images and dialogue bubbles,  that are
distributed amongst Spanish-speaking migrant communities as a  means of
communicating with people that have diverse levels of literacy. This podcast
compliments the Spanish version
los-espectadores-en-la-prevencion-de-la-violencia-sexual-1.pdf>  of the
National Sexual Violence Resource Center's
<>  publication Engaging Bystanders
<> .En un entrevista
conducida en español, Emiliano Díaz de León, con la Asociación de Texas
Contra el Asalto Sexual
<>  (TAASA), habló con CALCASA sobre intervención en las comunidades
de inmigrantes de habla español. Durante la entrevista, Emiliano platico
sobre la importancia del trabajo de prevención que sea culturalmente
relevante en el campo de asalto sexual. La discusión se centra en
fotonovelas, folletos estructurado como un cómic con imágenes y las burbujas
de diálogo, que se distribuyen entre las comunidades de migrantes de habla
española como un medio de comunicación con una población de diversos niveles
de alfabetización. Comprometer a los espectadores en la prevencion de la
violencia sexual. 

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