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    Sioux City Project

    Having invested in primary prevention of violence since the 1990’s, the Waitt Foundation announced the creation, in 2005, of the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention.  To further imbed and research our initiatives in relationship violence, school bullying, and workplace bullying over time, we looked to the beginnings of “boots on the ground” pilot programs happening […]

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    Workplace Bullying

    Joining the movement to combat workplace bullying, the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention has partnered for pioneering work to bring greater awareness to the scale of this problem as well as co-develop some innovative solutions for it.  Work on the initiative began in 2007 with a partners Dr. Ruth and Garie Namie of the Workplace […]

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    Peter Hart, Engaging Men

    We know that most men are not abusive; however we need more men to be are actively engaged in ending violence against women and changing the social norms that often still condone men’s violence against women.  A 2000 report sponsored by Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund, and the Waitt Foundation,  found that […]

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