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.


Oct 27 2014
Department of Education Publishes Amendments to the Clery Act

As you are aware, there have been some exciting changes happening in addressing and preventing sexual assault on colleges campuses.  Over the past 15 years of CALCASA’s campus related work we have identified 3 principles that frame the most effective work being done.

Survivor Centeredness:  When we are developing all our protocols, policies and programs [...]

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Oct 8 2014
New e-Learning Course: Utilizing Youth as Prevention Volunteers

Don’t walk, run!
There’s a new course on learn.preventconnect.org!

Our newest lesson will give you the tools necessary to engage and utilize youth for your agency’s prevention efforts. Learn how to effectively select and retain qualified volunteers who are enthusiastic about assisting your organization in achieving it’s goals.





By the end of the [...]

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Oct 3 2014
Parents of Emma Sulkowicz: Unconditional Support

While I was an undergrad in college, I remember walking to class and seeing lots of fellow classmates talking on their cellphones. And who were they talking to? Maybe their friends back home , but mostly their parents. I could hear them saying “Yeah, mom” or “Yeah, dad” and talking about all their details concerning [...]

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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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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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