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.

Sep 21 2018
CALCASA Supports Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and All Survivors Who Come Forward with Their Story

Time to respect all survivors.
Time to challenge people attacking victims of violence.
Time to stand up for a fair process that makes sense to someone who has been traumatized.
Time to change the conditions that create sexual violence.
We thank Dr. Christine Blasey Ford for her courage. We thank Anita Hill and the millions […]

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Aug 16 2018
Let’s Be Creative with Evaluation: Ten Resources to Support Evaluation in Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence

It’s quite the head-scratcher: how do we prove that something didn’t happen? As a public health-oriented preventionist I always have questions about programmatic efficacy and have learned (the hard way) that traditional pre/post surveys and quantitative data collection are not always the most appropriate forms of evaluation. Often, quantitative analyses of programs do not capture the […]

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Aug 10 2018
Prevention and Inclusion: The Gender Universe Model

I host twenty-something primary prevention trainings a year and my essential training materials list goes like this: laptop, projector, flip chart paper, pens, and gender pronoun stickers. The latter is a recent addition to my training cart, but probably the most important. Like all disciplines, primary prevention of sexual violence is growing, expanding, and learning […]

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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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May 3 2018
2018 Intervention Training Series

CALCASA is proud to present the 2018 Intervention Training Series.
This informative webinar series will provide our membership agencies and allied organizations with a “menu” of our latest initiatives and projects. Beginning in May and continuing through September, there will be two webinars a month that will include topics such as addressing technology abuse, centering […]

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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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