New Research: #HowIWillChange Prevention Messages

"The fact that prevention strategies related to changing sexist and misogynistic language and behavior dominated Twitter discourse is promising..." In the days after #MeToo started trending in October 2017, Twitter users responded with #HowIWillChange asking men to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. A new study in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence highlights the impacts of [...]

Organizational Assessment Shines the Light on Prevention

Folder with cover of Primary Prevention Primer. Text reads: Primary Prevention = stopping violence before it has a chance to happen

This blog is written by Jessie Towne-Cardenas of the Arboreta Group who works with CALCASA in providing training and technical assistance for the Rape Prevention and Education program (RPE).   As part of our work advancing sexual violence prevention nationwide, CALCASA is currently supporting California RPE programs in doing organizational self-assessments to create a Primary [...]

Me too. Where do we go from here?

CALCASA, along with our peers in the national movement to end sexual violence, signed on in solidarity to an open letter to those who seek a better world in the #MeToo Era. Today the letter was published as a full page ad in the New York Times. We are challenging our communities to take actions [...]

It’s Not a Scary Time for Young Men It’s a Call to Action

In a new article featured on The Good Men Project, RALIANCE's National Project Coordinator, Brian Pinero, reflects on the roles men have to make a change and prevent sexual violence from happening. "For me, changing the culture of sexual violence starts with men acknowledging that our words and actions have been part of the problem. [...]

Give a Buck! Join the new social media campaign to end sexual violence

Black wirting on yellow Background: Change can hardly wiat. Here what you can do. Post on Social media. Take the pledge. Share the Message, Give a Buck

Change can’t wait. Tell the world that we can end sexual harassment, misconduct, and assault! CALCASA is proud to join RALIANCE’s #GiveABuck campaign to end sexual violence in one generation. Go to Give a Buck and join this movement today! Sexual violence has dominated headlines for years – sexual harassment and assault on campuses, in [...]

Support for Transgender people

CALCASA joins sexual assault prevention advocates throughout the country in its concerns about potential federal action that will further harm transgender and gender nonconforming people.   Yesterday, the New York Times reported plans for "governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people." The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence issued this statement: [...]