LEAP Program Information Session September 9, 2019

Are you looking to enhance your professional development? If so, the Leadership Education and Advancement for Professionals (LEAP) team will provide exclusive training designed to move you forward and strengthen your career in the anti-violence movement.   California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) in partnership with Women of Color Network (WOCN, Inc.) has established the Leadership [...]

NCAA’s Athletics Toolkit on preventing sexual assault and interpersonal violence

The NCAA Sport Science Institute recently released the second edition of their sexual violence prevention tool kit “An Athletics Tool Kit for a Healthy and Safe Culture.” This toolkit complements a previous version “Addressing Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence: Athletics’ Role in Support of Healthy and Safe Campuses.” In the past few years, the NCAA (National Collegiate [...]

Athletes as leaders to combat sexual violence

RALIANCE is proud to be a sponsor of the first ever It’s On Us National Student Leadership Summit to Combat Sexual Assault held last week at Ohio University in Athens, OH. RALIANCE’s John Finley presented a workshop for student activists and leaders committed to ending sexual violence nationwide that focused on how sports culture can [...]

CALCASA Condemns Violence and Sexual Abuse at the Border

Last week, CALCASA,  joined dozens of anti-sexual violence organizations to speak out against the mistreatment of refugees and immigrants held in detention at the U.S. southern border.   The text of the full statement is below and can be found here.   ANTI-SEXUAL VIOLENCE COALITIONS NATIONWIDE CONDEMN THE MISTREATMENT OF REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS HELD IN [...]

Accompanying Incarcerated Survivors at Forensic Exams

One of the goals of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is to ensure that survivors who are incarcerated receive a level of care that is as close as possible to what is available to those in the outside community. This includes having an advocate to accompany them during the forensic exam following an assault. [...]

California budget includes $5 million in funding to prevent sexual and domestic violence

We are incredibly proud to announce that our collective efforts with the CaliforniaPartnership to End Domestic Violence (Partnership), our members, advocates, and allies have led to a $5 million state budget allocation to prevent sexual and domestic violence. This is a testament to all our hard work to increase awareness of prevention at the Capitol. [...]