500 Gather to Think Differently to End Sexual Assault

500 people committed to ending sexual violence gathered at CALCASA’s 2017 Statewide Conference. The theme of the conference, Transformative Conversations: Think Differently to End Sexual Assault, was embodied by the keynote speakers on Wednesday morning. Beckie Masaki, Co-Founder of the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, asked everyone to “intentionally open up the center”  for [...]

The Many Faces of Manhood: Join us at the A CALL TO MEN 2017 National Conference

A profile picture of a man's head composed on some pictures of men's faces. The text reads The many faces of Manhood: Empowering Men to be their Authentic Selves. Bottom text read: A CALL TO MEN 2017 National Conference: Athletics, Education, Gender, Faith, Fatherhood, Incarceration

Join us at A CALL TO MEN’s 2017 National Conference: Many Faces of Manhood. On September 14-15, 2017, hundreds of people will gather in Minneapolis, MN for this important national meeting that examine healthy, respectful manhood in athletics, education, incarceration, fatherhood, faith communities and around issues of gender. The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault is [...]

The Department of Education and the State of Title IX

 Title IX is facing new scrutiny and new forms of blaming and isolating survivors of sexual assault. CALCASA is keeping a close eye on the federal developments around Title IX and the Office of Civil Right (OCR) for impactful mobilization and response. "CALCASA strives to protect the valuable systems changes that have occurred over the [...]

LA Daily News Agrees That CA Sex Offender Registry Needs Reform

CALCASA applauds the LA Daily News for its thoughtful editorial in support of SB 421. CALCASA is a sponsor of SB 421 because sexual assault survivors, their families, and our communities have been negatively impacted by California’s lifetime sex offender registry. “By establishing a tiered sex offender registry, low-risk and non-violent offenders have a pathway [...]

Twelve Resources for School Policy Change

As individual activists and organizations striving to change culture, it is critical that we challenge ourselves to expand our work to outer layers of the Social-Ecological Model (SEM). Engaging in policy change efforts, the outermost layer of the SEM, can feel like a daunting undertaking. Fortunately, a number of resources are being developed to provide [...]

Do you have a visionary project to end sexual violence? Raliance opens round 3 of Impact Grants

Do you have a visionary project to end sexual violence? You could be one of up to 20 grantees who Raliance will be awarding during its third round of grant funding. Today Raliance announced its Round 3 of Impact Grants which funds visionary projects to end sexual violence. Raliance seeks to advance promising, replicable practices [...]

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