Situational prevention to end sexual violence on campuses

How do we prevent sexual and domestic violence?  While many prevention strategies try to educate and train, individuals to change their knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behavior, greater impact can be made by making changes in the environment. This is the principle behind public health frameworks such as the Social Ecological Model and Spectrum of Prevention. [...]

ThisGen Youth Leaders Meet at Pro Bowl 2018

Post : ThisGEN Doing the Work   This past Saturday at the National Football League’s Pro Bowl Weekend, Raliance and Break the Cycle gathered over 20 youth from the Orlando area to explore how sport can be a platform to end gender based violence. Building off the success of Raliance’s 2017 ThisGEN Youth Summit, this [...]

LEAP Academy II Cohort 4 convening in Los Angeles, CA

CALCASA’s national leadership project in partnership with WOCN, Inc., LEAP (Leadership Education and Advancement for Professionals) convened its current cohort 4 Academy II on January 23-24 in Los Angeles, CA. The two-days were filled with skills and leadership development on nonprofit management and discussions on visioning our leadership in the sexual assault and domestic violence [...]

CALCASA and the Partnership will Participate in the Women’s March

The Women’s March Sacramento focuses on engaging youth, uplifting women leaders, advocating for gender equity, fighting voter suppression and fighting for the fair protection of all human rights. As the State Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence Coalitions, we believe that individuals, families and communities are safer when we center the needs of those on the [...]

Promote Safe Stable Environments to Prevent Stalking: January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Among the many issues of sexual violence is the burden of stalking impacting survivors and our communities. Stalking is a major concern and threat of violence, and each year the National Center for Victims of Crime recognizes January as National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking makes our communities fearful while impacting the sense of privacy and [...]

Time to Focus on the Prevention of Sexual Assault and Harassment

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) applauds the entertainment industry leadership for its contribution to the fight to end sexual violence with the Time’s Up initiative. The January 1, 2018 announcement of the Time’s Up initiative is a multifaceted approach that includes legal aid, information and education, and a pledge to work in solidarity [...]

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