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.


Nov 19 2015
#TheHuntingGround Twitter chat to prepare for national screening
Cover of the Hunting Ground Toolkit with picture of college building at night, one person and a light post featured prominantly

The documentary film The Hunting Ground will be airing on CNN on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 8pm.  When I first saw this film, I said it “will be an important catalyst for action to support efforts toward preventing sexual violence.”  That has proven true in the last year as this film has been shown […]

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Nov 16 2015
The Hunting Ground on CNN this Sunday, November 22
The Hunting Ground documentary poster

The spotlight on campus sexual assault will continue to shine when the documentary, The Hunting Ground, airs on CNN this Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. EST. The film highlights the stories of survivors of campus sexual assault and the responses they received from their institutions.

One of the pieces that I appreciate most about […]

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Nov 13 2015
It’s On Us to Prevent Sexual Violence Against ALL Students

It’s the end of the It’s On Us campaign’s National Week of Action and, today, we’re focusing on what’s next for the future of anti-sexual violence work on campus. So much progress has been made already: legislating affirmative consent in CA schools, creating more trauma-informed policies on campus and working to improve the campus adjudication process […]

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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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