There are more than 2 million survivors of rape living in California.


The long-term empowerment of survivors requires a foundation for them to be their own voice.


Promoting the norms and behaviors that we want to see.


Supporting policies that encourage system changes to aid survivors.


Apr 25 2017
NISVS New National Study with State Report

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a report from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) that includes national and state-level findings from data collected from 2010-2012 on sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and stalking. The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010-2012 State Report includes is accompanied […]

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Apr 21 2017
Protecting Autonomy “Know Your Rights” Resources

YWCA Glendale recently shared a great resource for rape crisis center programs, and any community organization, to facilitate a “Know Your Rights” training. For survivors of sexual violence, preventing retraumatization iterates the importance of a person’s autonomy and choice.  Knowing and understanding a person’s rights with law enforcement is a key aspect of preventing retraumatization when […]

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Apr 20 2017
Dismantling Oppression: Focusing on Racial Justice to End Sexual Violence

Sexual violence impacts everyone and all aspects of a survivor’s life.CALCASA recognizes and seeks to center an intersectional approach to ending sexual violence. So far, we have covered the intersections of faith-based communities, transformative justice, and health and wellness.

This blog briefly discusses the importance of looking at racial justice in the context of sexual […]

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Mar 28 2015
Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School: A Training Workshop
Shifting Bounaries: lesson on relationships for studenrts in middle school

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are pleased to offer this special training to support local community based organizations in their sexual violence prevention efforts. The focus of this training is for those organizations working in the middle school setting. There is no registration cost to […]

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Oct 1 2013
Materials from August 27, 2013 CDPH Pre-conference training institute


On Tuesday August 27, 2013 Alexis Marbach from the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence led a training for California RPE grantees. The training, entitled “Logic Models for Prevention Programming II” explored the basics of creating logic models for prevention programming. The materials from that training can be found here:


PowerPoint slides

Training […]

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Apr 9 2015
NIWAP Webinar: Healthcare: Understanding the Affordable Care Act and How it Affects Immigrant Survivors

Presented by the National Immigrant Women’s Advocacy Project (NIWAP), in partnership with Aequitas and California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)

Date:                          Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time:                          2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Cost:                           The webinar is free to all participants.

Target Audience: This webinar is provided for grantees who receive funding from the U.S. Department of […]

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Dec 12 2013
Logic models for prevention programming

July 23, 2013
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Hosts: Abby Sims and David Lee, California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Presenter: Alexis Marbach, MPH, Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

This web conference provided the basics on developing logic models for prevention programs. Attending this web conference (or watching a recording) is required for the August Logic Model Training (see below […]

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