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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
02/28/2013
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Are there any programs for youth who have been victims/perpetrators and been involved in the legal system?
MMaciel
02/28/2013
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A roll model is important for young men, especially young men with no father figure, the roll models today seem to be morally sub par to of previous generations; from celebrities to neighbors. Are there an...
Wes
02/28/2013
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How can we address the issue of young men of color resorting to violent video games and especially lyrics in music that have violent content as a way of escaping their current violent situations at home, s...
Ngozi Williams
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
arrow icon You may want to use Byron Hurt’s “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and ...
MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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are there any recommended best practices or resources for working with young black men who are exposed to domestic violence and is there any particular curriculum/service models for young black men who wer...
wendy mota k
02/28/2013
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As a child advocate with an MPH degree, how can I be effective in addressing this issue in my community?
Terene Bennett
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
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How do you challenge young men's view about the difference between reporting/getting help and "snitching"?
Matt Jacobs
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
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Are there any programs available that are designed to reach this population and if so what are some of the positive outcomes?
Terene Bennett
02/28/2013
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What resources or strategies would you recommend for those interested in helping communities and individuals confront the role that gender or perceptions of masculinity play in the violence experienced and...
Jethro Antoine
02/28/2013
arrow icon Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) is a peer leadership ge...
MCiarlante
02/28/2013
arrow icon This is a critical issue. One innovative approach comes from...
John Rich
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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Young boys and male adolescents who have their biological fathers in their lives do much, much better than those who do not. The same is true for girls What are your proposals for engaging fathers in th...
Jimmy
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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What strategies exist for involving parents, community leaders, schools and youth in tackling violence? How can we engage individuals of notoriety (sports figures and entertainers) to join the efforts...
Dr. Campbell
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
arrow icon I have also worked with MEE Productions; MEE has developed a...
MCiarlante
02/28/2013
arrow icon For instance, in the National Center for Victims of Crime’s ...
MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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Do you have strategies for community-based programs to integrate youth who have been involved in the juvenile justice system into (or back into) their programs (for example, young adult literacy programs, ...
PC
02/28/2013
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Terene Bennett
02/28/2013
arrow icon Terene, BJS reports that Black children and youth are three ...
MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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Terene Bennett
02/28/2013
arrow icon From a trauma informed perspective, I believe it is importan...
John Rich
02/28/2013
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Terene Bennett
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
arrow icon This question speaks to the links between youth exposure to ...
MCiarlante
02/28/2013
arrow icon This issue of stress for young men of color is important to ...
John Rich
02/28/2013
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What kinds of violence are most young men of color being exposed to?
Victor Jose
02/28/2013
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MCiarlante
02/28/2013
arrow icon Evidence suggests that Black youth ages 12 to 19 are victims...
MCiarlante
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
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John Rich
02/28/2013
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The Office for Victims of Crime is pleased to announce the release of a new video series titled "Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma." This series includes a public awareness video a...
OVCRC
02/28/2013
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Mitru Ciarlante and Dr. John Rich to the OVC Web Forum. They will be available to answer your questions on reaching yo...
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