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.


May 20 2015
CALCASA and Partners Unveil CA Says NO MORE License Plate
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1 in 3 women in the US are sexually assaulted or are abused by an intimate partner in her lifetime. Together with our partners and legislative allies, CALCASA is saying NO MORE to sexual assault and domestic violence.

In September, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2321, authored by Assemblymember Gomez, which established a specialized license […]

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May 19 2015
CALCASA’s David Lee selected for prestigious NoVo Foundation program
Move to End Violence - a program of the NoVo Foundation

Today, CALCASA’s Director of Prevention Services, David S. Lee, was named by the NoVo Foundation as one of 20 new leaders selected to join its groundbreaking Move to End Violence program, a 10-year program to strengthen leaders and organizations, and build a breakthrough movement to end violence against girls and women in the United States. […]

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May 18 2015
Sustaining Momentum in the Push to End Prison Rape

Recently published in the New York Times, the article titled, “Push to End Prison Rape Loses Earlier Momentum”, highlights state officials’ lack of desire to be PREA compliant and the inability of incarcerated sexual assault survivors to obtain alternative confinement in prisons. These problems are compounded by the unreasonable goal to complete all 8,000 correctional facility audits […]

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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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