This #GivingTuesday Help Prevent Sexual Violence, Give to CALCASA

“With making sexual violence so visible and putting a face and a voice to it we are now charged with the accountability of preventing it.” CALCASA’s Board Member Tina Rodriguez says it best, now more than ever our state and the nation is focused on the issue of sexual violence. Our communities know how prevalent [...]

Statement by CALCASA CEO Sandra Henriquez on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title IX by the United States Department of Education

For Immediate Release November 16, 2018 Contact: John L. Finley, Public Policy Associate, [email protected]   Statement by California Coalition Against Sexual Assault CEO Sandra Henriquez on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title IX by the United States Department of Education: (Sacramento) Today, the US Department of Education issued a new proposed rule rolling back [...]

Violence Prevention in Practice: New Resource from CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) technical packages to prevent multiple forms of violence have been instrumental in advancing sexual and intimate partner violence prevention. The CDC recently released Violence Prevention in Practice, a new web-based resource to guide state and local health agencies and other key stakeholders in planning, implementing, and evaluating [...]

Support CALCASA on Giving Tuesday

On November 27, 2018, CALCASA is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Giving Tuesday promotes collective action in the spirit of giving on one day – the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the united states. We ask our partners, allies, and our community to participate and choose to support CALCASA so that we [...]

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 [...]