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.


Jul 11 2014
Current Events: Campus Sexual Assault

School may be out for the summer, but the issue of campus sexual assault is very much on the minds of Americans. On Wednesday, Senator Claire McCaskill released a report that exposes a system that is failing to investigate sexual assaults on campus and faculty and staff that are untrained and ill-equipped to respond to [...]

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Jul 3 2014
Hiring and engaging men to prevent violence against women: Pitfalls, perils, and promise
men working to end violence against women

This Spring, I set out to study women’s experiences working with men in the movement to end violence against women.  A multiple case study, the resulting paper, Hiring and engaging men to prevent violence against women: Pitfalls, perils, and promise explains that I found quite interesting results.  My main question: How, can the movement to end violence against [...]

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Jun 26 2014
4 simple guidelines: A streamlined approach to developing effective prevention programming

For reasons both personal and professional I have been having a lot of RPE program development conversations as of late. There are so many factors that come into play when planning and developing a program. The program development process can examine and evaluate various and sundry theories of change, risk and protective factors, promising practices, [...]

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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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