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Public events that serve to educate and assist victims are helpful, but in actuality do they work? And do these events attract victims in helping to find a healthy solution?
Ki
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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What are ways to make your presentations and trainings more geared towards adult learning styles?
Jennifer
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
OVCRC
03/23/2011
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What are some ideas for ways to make webinars more interactive?
Jennifer
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Is there any effort underway to change the vocabulary, ie. find a new term for domestic violence? Just as those who haven't been there have difficulty understanding why victims don't leave, victims have tr...
Carol
03/23/2011
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Laura Porter
03/29/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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What are new and innovative ways to promote programs and conduct outreach?
Jennifer
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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What are some of the challenges of coordinating public events that you have encountered?
NR1987
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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How broad or narrow can our information be? How often should we host events or public awareness? Should our events/awareness be directed towards a specific age group or should it be done as a whole?
Sophia
03/23/2011
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James
03/29/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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What are some of the best methods to get the word out about a community awareness event that also aims to organize action? We are planning a conversation around the issues of Human Trafficking in the US ...
Marie
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Carla Fisher
03/23/2011
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I find a general unwillingness of many people within my community to accept that human trafficking occurs on a local level. This allows traffickers to operate with a great deal of impunity. Outreach is inc...
Jamie Shafir
03/23/2011
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Marie
03/23/2011
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Karen
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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I would love some ideas for some remembrance events surrounding the anniversary of 911.
Jennifer
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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What are the top two or three do and do nots when creating public awareness?
Noel
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Hi Karen, I wanted to ask your thoughts on coordinating with other public agencies as well as private entities to maximize our visibility in the community on victim issues. Is this effective and if so coul...
Nancy Ghigna
03/23/2011
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Carla Fisher
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Where can I find a comprehensive list of online resources for hand-out at public awareness events?
Todd
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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I'm the Education Coordinator for Crime Victims Assistance Center in Binghamton, NY. I'm looking into doing some significant high school outreach and awareness and really want the kids to get excited and g...
Meghan
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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What is the best way to create an event(s)on public awareness on domestic violence and sexual assault for a small rural community?/ What are some examples?
C Maggitt
03/23/2011
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Charcee
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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How are we going to get vital information such as Community Preparedness, Personal Safety, Fire Safety and other serious public health issues to those who are computer illiterate, unable to read and write,...
Stephanie Grey
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Any tips for managing a volunteer committee charged with coordinating a public awareness event? I'm the only employee so rely entirely on volunteers for things of this nature.
Charcee
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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I would love some ideas of public awareness events for our domestic abuse support services agency. With the economy being the way it is and the looming budget cuts in the horizon, what are some inexpensiv...
Thea Shaw
03/23/2011
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Charcee
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Having a clear message is important to being understood. How is it possible to have a clear message when one audience is the group being served - family or friends of criminals, friends of victims, - tha...
BodDennis
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Can you suggest some ways to evaluate the effectiveness of campaigns?
Jessica
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Jessica
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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Looking for "back door" subjects that dv intersects with. I'm in a rural community and it's more effective to try to do awareness through other subjects than to try to do an event specific to dv...
Carla Fisher
03/23/2011
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linda foley,
03/29/2011
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Carla Fisher
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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We are working toward development of an awareness campaign and proposed action steps to end violence against women. We hope many different organizations across the state will participate. Is there a tool ...
Leslie Metzen
03/23/2011
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Kkalergis
03/23/2011
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