|Lori Grassgreen, Director, Prevention ProjectsPrevention Inquiries, Community Prevention Planning, and Technical Assistance, Evaluation, Pathways Prevention907-586-6564 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Kami Moore, Project Coordinator
Engaging Men, School-based Prevention, Sexual Assault and Consent Awareness
Jonathan Barnes, AmeriCorps VISTA
907-586-6551 | email@example.com
Christine Gerlock, ANDVSA AmeriCorps VISTA Leader
907-586-6567 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Claudia Plesa, AmeriCorps VISTA Member
Youth Engagement, Youth Media, Parent Engagement
907-586-6566 | email@example.com
ANDVSA Prevention Staff Roles:
- ANDVSA brings together and supports ANDVSA DV/SA member program prevention staff.
- ANDVSA convenes the statewide Pathways to Prevention Steering Committee.
- ANDVSA prevention staff convene or participate in state level prevention subcommittees for: School-based Prevention; Evaluation; Fourth R and Fourth R evaluation; Stand Up Speak Up; Lead On; Youth Engagement; Prevention Data; Barriers to Health and Safety; Prevention Training and Infrastructure; Prevention Communications; and Alaska Men Choose Respect.
- ANDVSA awards funds to eligible programs for DELTA, OVW Engaging Men, VISTA and other grants.
- ANDVSA provides competitive mini-grants for youth-led and male engagement DV/SA prevention projects.
- ANDVSA hosts a drop-box and resource cache of prevention and evaluation materials.
Prevention Training, Technical Assistance, and Resources
ANDVSA provides training and technical assistance including:
- Monthly web-conferences connecting prevention staff across the state to discuss relevant topics.
- Monthly web-conferences on barriers to health and safety and root causes of violence.
- Support for community readiness and needs and resource assessments.
- Telephonic and in-person strategizing (or facilitation) for community prevention planning.
- Tools and in-person training for community prevention capacity (including document development).
- Evaluation planning and support.
- Training for teachers and member program staff on the Fourth R.
How can you support the Prevention Project?
- Consider how to enhance primary prevention efforts within your agency and communities.
- Use a strengths-based approach to focus on protective factors for health and safety.
- With community partners, develop a shared vision and action plan for promoting health and safety.
- Connect your staff, partners, and youth to state and local prevention efforts, trainings, and updates.
- Co-ordinate and commit financial or human resources to state-level or local prevention projects.