SCAM ALERT – False conference invitation being distributed

It has come to our attention that a fake international conference announcement is being distributed in CALCASA's name. The title of the conference is "Crises of Sexual assault and violence against women/war against women trafficking and child labor international workshop." This conference announcement is a scam - the distributor of this scam it has NO affiliation [...]

New Policy Brief from CPEDV on Supporting Healthy Relationships in Schools

We know that both bullying and adolescent dating abuse are issues prevalent in the lives of young people. Whether these forms of violence are happening on or off school campus, the negative impacts are far reaching and creates an environment that is not conducive to learning or to the overall well-being of students. These issues are also [...]

#TeenDVMonth 2017: Preventing Teen Dating Violence and Supporting Youth Activism

February means different things to different people, but for those of us working in violence prevention the beginning of February signifies the start of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (#teenDVmonth). Not only is this month an opportunity to promote healthy relationships, but it is also a time to commit to listening to the communities [...]

CPEDV’s Building Change Together Training: Educational, Inspiring, Empowering

Two weeks ago, I participated in an engaging & rigorous 3-day training, ‘Building Change Together’, organized by our sister coalition, California Partnership To End Domestic Violence (CPEDV). Being new to prevention and have recently joined the PreventConnect team at CALCASA, I found the training to be a great tool to educate myself about the Core [...]

Guidance for Men Supporting the Women’s March

Women's March on Washington Saturday January 21, 2017 Independence Avenue and Third Street SW

As men who are Move to End Violence Movement Makers, we will join women in this weekend’s Women’s March on Washington or one of the 370 allied Marches throughout the Country (“the March”). We march together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our [...]

Now Available! Webconference Recording: LEAP Program Information Session

Now Available! Webconference recording for the LEAP Program Information Session. To access the recording visit LEAP Program Information Session During the webconference we referenced a Women of Color Network (WOCN) Inc. report funded by Ms. Foundation for Women, Women of Color Leadership: A Look at the Experiences of Women of Color Executives in the Ant-Violence Against Women's [...]

Shared Roots Project: Ohio Looks at Oppression in a Different Way

This is a guest blog post from Lynn Bilal, Prevention Coordinator, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence. Author, bell hooks calls for looking at the interconnectedness of themes related to oppression. She asks us to consider each form of oppression as part of a larger system, rather than separately. Inspired by April’s PreventConnect webinar, the Ohio [...]