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.


Jan 24 2020
Restorative and Transformative Justice to Prevent Sexual Violence on School Campuses

Restorative and Transformative Justice have long been used as tools for repairing harm in communities following an act of interpersonal violence, but how can these ideologies be used, primarily on school campuses, to advance sexual violence prevention?

First, a little bit of history. Restorative justice is rooted in indigenous and Native American practices of communal restitution […]

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Jan 21 2020
Defending a Survivor’s Right to Privacy

Survivors’ voices, needs, concerns and decisions drive CALCASA’s work. Recent actions by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) unintentionally risks the privacy of sexual violence survivors. CALCASA has responded to maintain our commitment to support their healing, access to justice and right to safety in which we are able to prevent sexual assault from occurring […]

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Jan 15 2020
Sexual Violence Research: Findings From a Systemic Review of the Literature 2015-2019

CALCASA has released a new 144 page report titled Sexual Violence Research: Findings From a Systemic Review of the Literature 2015-2019 that highlights articles from the leading academic journals, organizational reports, and resources that have the potential to support the anti-sexual violence movement and all organizations/individuals committed to asserting the dignity of all people.

This […]

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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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