September 22, 2011
National Engaging Men and Boys Summit Announced at Clinton Global Initiative
April 26, 2011
The Bully Project a Big Success at Tribeca Film Festival
March 11, 2011
The Bully Project Selected for 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
UNI Launches WIVP-Supported Violence Prevention Education Program
October 27, 2010
Community Organizers Target Bullying Concerns with Symposium
October 16, 2010
ABC’s 20/20 Features Lee Hirsh and WIVP-supported Documentary
October 4, 2010
CNN: A Year-Long Look at Bullying
April 6, 2010
USA Today features WIVP-sponsored Workplace Bullying Initiative at Sioux City Community School District
February 28, 2010
Gloria Steinem hosts fundraiser for WIVP-sponsored film, Private Violence
WIVP Supports The Bully Project: A Year in the life of America’s bullying crisis
July 14, 2009
Violence Prevention Project Draws National Attention
June 17, 2009
Siouxland Campaign Targets Teen Dating Violence and Bullying
June 5, 2008
United Way and Waitt Institute Partner Against Violence
May 5, 2008
Sioux City Bandits and WIVP Partner on Charity Golf Event
April 10, 2008
West High School to Feature Nationally Known Workplace Bullying Expert
March 17,, 2008
Waitt Institute Vice President Judy Stafford Named to Governor’s Commission on the Status of Women
March 14, 2008
Healthy Relationships (NBC)
March 14, 2008
Students Act to Prevent Violence (Sioux City Journal)
November 16, 2007
Waitt Institute Honors Boykin
M.L. Carr and Coaching Boys to Men comes to Sioux City
September 28, 2007
WIVP, World Bullying Institute and Zogby Team to Release Study on Workplace Bullying
July 1, 2007
Renewed Awareness Campaign by Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention and the Family Violence Prevention Fund
March 8, 2007
Iowa Governor Chet Culver Signs Legislation Requiring State School Districts to Adopt Stringent Anti-bullying Policies
March 2, 2007
Author James Howe to Speak in Sioux City about his book, The Misfits. Howe was sponsored in part by the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention.
November 16, 2006
Jackson Katz and Alan Heisterkamp are Recipients of the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention’s Lighting the Way Award
July 15, 2006
New Awareness Billboards Promoted by Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention and the Family Violence Prevention Fund
June 19, 2006
Founding Fathers Sign Campaign Ad That Ran in the New York Times
June 19, 2006
Sioux City Journal Reports on the Siouxland Men’s Coalition Against Family Violence
June 15, 2006
Sunshing Lady Foundation and the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention Support Groundbreaking Film — ” Private Violence: the Movement Against Battering in America” is a two-hour feature documentary about the history and contemporary face of domestic violence and the inspiring, extraordinary people who fight against its corrosive influence.
June 15, 2006
The Siouxland Men’s Coalition Against Family Violence in partnership with the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention, are celebrating this Father’s Day week by announcing a four- year, research- based public education violence prevention campaign in Sioux City. The objective of the campaign is to increase the numbers of adults in Sioux City who are talking to their children about violence, with a particular emphasis at this time on men talking to boys. A program for girls will be implemented at a later date.
Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention, Family Violence Prevention Fund, and M.L. Carr’s WARM2KIDS Partner to Distribute 50,000 additional “Coaching Boys into Men” Playbooks Nationwide.
Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention Ramps Up School-based and Community-wide Violence Prevention Campaign. The Sioux City School System and the communiyt of Sioux City will implement on-going violence prevention programs in all middle and high schools.
March 14, 2006
“Private Violence” — 21-minute Film Preview Completed with Assistance from Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention. A short preview of an expected feature film will be used to help raise additional funds to bring this to a national audience.
Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention, FVPF and Ad Council Sponsor National Public Service Announcement. The new ad is entitled, “Father and Son.”
June 14, 2005
Bold Approach to Preventing Family and Community Violence — Gateway founder and former Chairman Ted Waitt today announced the creation of the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention, an unprecedented new operating foundation dedicated to reducing family and community violence. By focusing significant resources and expertise on violence prevention in one community, the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention will develop a model that others around the country and the world can replicate.
March 18, 2005
Family Violence Prevention Fund’s Men’s Campaign is Changing Behavior — The Coaching Boys Into Men campaign, response from the public has been overwhelming – the campaign not only breaks through the clutter, but is changing behavior.
June 1, 2004
Waitt Family Foundation Underwrites Founding Fathers Campaign to Mobilize Men to Take Stand Against Domestic Violence
May 5, 2004
Men Take Stand to Prevent Violence Against Women and Children — Briefing with Senator Joseph Biden (D-DE) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
May 5, 2004
Siouxland Men’s Campaign Against Violence Kicks Off.
Waitt Foundation Donates $100,000 to Support Becky’s House — a San Diego shelter for abused women sponsored by the YWCA of San Diego.
September 17, 2003
Waitt Foundation Supports 2-1-1 Call Center — To offer easy access to services in Sioux City area.