viernes, 3 de agosto de 2012

Project Connect 2.0 State/Territory Application for Participation

Dear Colleagues:

Attached please find the Project Connect 2.0 State/Territory Application for ParticipationFutures Without Violence is selecting new sites for Phase 2 of Project Connect: A Coordinated Public Health Initiative to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Women (Project Connect 2.0), supported by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office on Women’s Health (OWH) with additional support from the Administration for Children and Families.  Since 2010, Futures Without Violence, OWH and ACF have worked in partnership with ten State and Tribal pilot sites to develop policy and public heath responses to domestic and sexual violence in women’s health programs.  

Futures Without Violence will work with the OWH and a selection committee to select six new States or Territories and five Tribal health sites that demonstrate a strong history of collaboration between domestic and sexual violence, health care,  and public health systems, as well as a capacity and interest in the proposed program.  If you work exclusively or primarily in a Native (Alaska Native/American Indian) health setting, please see our separate RFP for Tribal pilot sites, to be released later next week. 

Applications are due October 15, 2012.

We will be hosting two webinars—Tuesday August 14th at 7AM PST and Wednesday, August 15th at 10AM PST—  Contact to provide an overview of the Project Connect initiative for potential applicants. contact  to register.

All questions regarding the RFP or the webinar should be directed to:
Virginia Duplessis, MSW
Project Connect Program Manager
Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention
office: 415 678-5610
cell: 510 932-5283

Please forward this announcement to colleagues that may be interested in applying.
Project Connect State_Territory RFP.pdf

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