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

Jul 8 2019
Accompanying Incarcerated Survivors at Forensic Exams

One of the goals of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is to ensure that survivors who are incarcerated receive a level of care that is as close as possible to what is available to those in the outside community. This includes having an advocate to accompany them during the forensic exam following an assault. […]

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Jul 5 2019
California budget includes $5 million in funding to prevent sexual and domestic violence

We are incredibly proud to announce that our collective efforts with the CaliforniaPartnership to End Domestic Violence (Partnership), our members, advocates, and allies have led to a $5 million state budget allocation to prevent sexual and domestic violence. This is a testament to all our hard work to increase awareness of prevention at the Capitol. […]

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Jun 3 2019
Working with Incarcerated Survivors with Disabilities

08/24/17

People with disabilities are drastically overrepresented in U.S. prisons and jails. Often perceived as vulnerable, these people face a heightened risk of sexual victimization while incarcerated. This webinar provides advocates with information around how a disability can put an individual at risk for being sexually victimized, and assists advocates in developing their advocacy skills […]

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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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