ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT

There are more than 2 million survivors of rape living in California.

ADVOCACY

The long-term empowerment of survivors requires a foundation for them to be their own voice.

PREVENTION

Promoting the norms and behaviors that we want to see.

PUBLIC POLICY

Supporting policies that encourage system changes to aid survivors.

LATEST TWEETS

Aug 12 2016
Justice Isn’t Blind: Race and class in prosecuting sexual assault
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In a rush to improve response and increase accountability for sexual assault, advocates and survivors turn to the usual systems (criminal justice system, Federal and state laws) and the usual tools (mandatory minimums, sentence enhancements, legislation). My concern is that these very tools and systems are rife with bias and have had […]

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Aug 9 2016
Technology and Safety @4th Annual Technology Summit

Safety. Confidentiality. Privacy. These are important aspects of working with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, human trafficking and stalking. When it comes to technology, we are still learning how to navigate the virtual world to be a safe environment for survivors while perpetrators use technology to facilitate, perpetrate, and continue their abuse […]

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Jul 5 2016
2-Part CalVCP Training July 14 & 28 – Register Now!
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We hope you will join us for a FREE 2-part California Victim Compensation Program (CalVCP) training for sexual assault advocates scheduled for July 14 & 28, 10am-11:30am at the VCGCB office in Sacramento. For those who can’t attend in-person, the training will be livestreamed on YouTube. For more information about this training, and to register, visit […]

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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:

 

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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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