I Have Always Loved Sports

  Sports are important to me. They have given me great memories with my father, bonded me to lifelong friends, provided life lessons and exposed me to some of the most amazing moments in life. I gained life skills from sports that have permeated throughout my life and still show up when I do my [...]

A National Study on Sexual Harassment and Assault

Red background with white print - with a rip peeling away some of the red to reval #metoo. Text reads The facte behind the #metoo Movement: A national study on sexual harassment and assault. At bottom are logos from Stop Street Harassment, Raliance and Cener on Gender Equity and Health

Sexual assault and harassment is pervasive. With the national discussion about sexual assault and harassment driven by survivors voices (such as #MeToo in social media), the public to recognizing that sexual violence takes place in many locations including work. In the new study released today by Stop Street Harassment, we learn not only how frequently [...]

The Cost of Sexual Violence is High, Invest in Prevention

The Cost and Consequences of Sexual Violence in California was commissioned by the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) in an effort to create greater comprehension of the physical, emotional, social, and economic impact of rape and sexual assault upon California taxpayers. Families, friends, partners, neighbors, and co-workers know first hand the time and resources [...]

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 [...]

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