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.
An editorial in today’s New York Times states clearly the need to start well before people are college age to prevent sexual abuse. The editorial concludes with
School districts, state governments and families alike need to recognize that sexual assault education and prevention need to start early, and that failing to address the problem will […]
We are thrilled to release CALCASA’s most recent publication, “Student Safety, Justice and Support: Policy Guidelines for Campuses Addressing Sexual Assault, Domestic/Dating Violence, and Stalking”.
This report is intended to provide specific recommendations and examples of effective policies in order for campuses to be in compliance with the Clery Act, Title IX, and recent changes to […]
A new study, Efficacy of a Sexual Assault Resistance Program for University Women published yesterday in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that college women trained in self-defense reduce the incidence of sexual assault by 50%.
The issue of empowerment-based self-defense, is one that is near and dear to my heart. I was very […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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:
Training […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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