I Carry Your Words With Me: Meaningful Written Correspondence for Incarcerated Survivors

Written correspondence presents a unique and vital way for incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse and sexual harassment to connect with an advocate. But letter writing is something advocates almost never need to do for their clients outside of detention, and many feel that they lack this skill. This webinar will help advocates gain confidence in [...]

Trauma Responses in Detention

The responses an incarcerated person has to a traumatic event are no different than those a person in the outside community might have — but the regimented nature of the detention setting exacerbates these responses, which can manifest themselves as rules violations. This webinar provides information for advocates on how to safety plan and provide [...]

Our Year in Review – 2018

Download Annual Report The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault has a vision for a stronger California. We lead our work with prevention because we know that it is possible and achievable. The #metoo movement is a necessary awakening for society to face the impact of sexual assault as evidenced by its global response. This facilitated [...]

CALCASA and the Partnership Host Legislative Briefing on the Promise and Impact of Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention in California

On February 12, 2019, CALCASA and the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence hosted an informational briefing at the State Capitol on the promise and impact of domestic violence and sexual violence prevention in California. Recognizing Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention, “Orange Day at the Capitol” featured CALCASA's Public Policy Associate John L. Finley [...]

Building Bridges to Culturally Informed Prevention

Together with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, we are proud to share our newly released report Building Bridges to Culturally Informed Prevention: Summary of Findings and Recommendations from the California Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Initiative. This report shares major findings from key informant interviews, a literature scan, and group discussions.  With 19 key [...]

Protected: New Sexual Assault Laws and Legislation, California 2019

John L. Finley, CALCASA Public Policy Associate, provides an overview of laws taking effect in 2019. This webinar provides an overview of the new laws in California that impact sexual assault advocates and survivors. Access the web conference slides   For questions and more information contact: John L. Finley, Public Policy Associate [email protected] 916-446-2520 ext. [...]