Registration Open: Annual Meeting and Statewide Leadership Conference

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the CALCASA Annual Meeting and Statewide Leadership Conference on August 2 to 4.

We are excited to once again host this year’s conference and bring together rape crisis centers, rape prevention programs and allied members from across California. This year’s theme is “The Evolution and Revolution of Our Movement.” After hosting last year’s National Sexual Assault Conference in Los Angeles, it became clear to us that the rape and sexual assault movement has significantly evolved since its birth 40 years ago. Additionally, our movement is now experiencing major demographic and cultural shifts that could potentially revolutionize how services are delivered to survivors from numerous communities, as well as how advocates and future leaders in our field are trained and empowered. This year’s conference theme and program reflects this unique point and opportunity in our field’s herstory/history to further advance the work each of us are doing to serve more survivors and to help end sexual violence in our state.

To register visit: http://tinyurl.com/calcasa2011

When: Tuesday, August 2 – Thursday, August 4
Where: DoubleTree Hotel, Sacramento, CA
Scholarships: 2 per agency per Cal EMA grant. (Application details will be forthcoming.)

General Agenda:
Tues, 8/2 – Morning: Position Specific Forums; Afternoon: Annual Membership Meeting and Vote for New Slate of Board Officers
Wed, 8/3 – Morning: Opening Plenary and Keynote + workshops; Afternoon: Half-day Institute
Thur, 8/4 – Morning: Half day institutes; Afternoon: workshops

Jessica Renee Napier joined CALCASA in 2009 as its Online Media Producer. She creates multimedia material, such as audio and video podcasts, for the organization. She also oversees editorial content and other aspects of CALCASA’s Web site. Jessica previously worked in Web production for KPBS Public Broadcasting and as an Online Editor for a publishing company.

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