Preventing Sexual Violence in Sport: Panel at APHA Annual Meeting

At the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Diego on Monday, I presented at a great panel session titled “Preventing sexual violence in sport.” Along with three colleagues, we shared the opportunities for sport to be part of the solution in ending sexual violence. Each of us shared examples of comprehensive prevention [...]

CALCASA Leads with Prevention

American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2018 annual meeting begins today in San Diego California. This is the largest annual gathering of public health professionals and CALCASA will be a part of it. The APHA 2018 Annual Meeting will premier CALCASA's new video titled “Lead with Prevention.” Watch the video to learn more about the work CALCASA [...]

New Research: #HowIWillChange Prevention Messages

"The fact that prevention strategies related to changing sexist and misogynistic language and behavior dominated Twitter discourse is promising..." In the days after #MeToo started trending in October 2017, Twitter users responded with #HowIWillChange asking men to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. A new study in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence highlights the impacts of [...]

Organizational Assessment Shines the Light on Prevention

Folder with cover of Primary Prevention Primer. Text reads: Primary Prevention = stopping violence before it has a chance to happen

This blog is written by Jessie Towne-Cardenas of the Arboreta Group who works with CALCASA in providing training and technical assistance for the Rape Prevention and Education program (RPE).   As part of our work advancing sexual violence prevention nationwide, CALCASA is currently supporting California RPE programs in doing organizational self-assessments to create a Primary [...]

Me too. Where do we go from here?

CALCASA, along with our peers in the national movement to end sexual violence, signed on in solidarity to an open letter to those who seek a better world in the #MeToo Era. Today the letter was published as a full page ad in the New York Times. We are challenging our communities to take actions [...]

It’s Not a Scary Time for Young Men It’s a Call to Action

In a new article featured on The Good Men Project, RALIANCE's National Project Coordinator, Brian Pinero, reflects on the roles men have to make a change and prevent sexual violence from happening. "For me, changing the culture of sexual violence starts with men acknowledging that our words and actions have been part of the problem. [...]