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 [...]

CALCASA and the Partnership will Participate in the Women’s March

The Women’s March Sacramento focuses on engaging youth, uplifting women leaders, advocating for gender equity, fighting voter suppression and fighting for the fair protection of all human rights. As the State Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence Coalitions, we believe that individuals, families and communities are safer when we center the needs of those on the [...]

Promote Safe Stable Environments to Prevent Stalking: January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Among the many issues of sexual violence is the burden of stalking impacting survivors and our communities. Stalking is a major concern and threat of violence, and each year the National Center for Victims of Crime recognizes January as National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking makes our communities fearful while impacting the sense of privacy and [...]

Time to Focus on the Prevention of Sexual Assault and Harassment

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) applauds the entertainment industry leadership for its contribution to the fight to end sexual violence with the Time’s Up initiative. The January 1, 2018 announcement of the Time’s Up initiative is a multifaceted approach that includes legal aid, information and education, and a pledge to work in solidarity [...]

State Senate Announces Next Steps of Addressing Sexual Violence at the Capitol

This morning WEAVE's CEO Beth Hassett, and CALCASA's Director of Operations Gayle Hepner joined the California President Pro Tempore Kevin De León and Senator Holly Mitchell to announce the collaboration with the State Capitol to improve the system of reporting sexual misconduct. Senator De Leon and Senator Mitchell emphasized their commitment to changing the culture at the [...]

Raliance on Honoring and Supporting Survivors

Knowing and understanding how to support, and honor survivors is critical "during this unprecedented moment" when so many are sharing their stories and the conversation around sexual violence is garnering national media attention. Read more on the importance of honoring and supporting survivors from Raliance in the HuffPost article, It’s a Critical Time to Support Survivors [...]

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