¡Ya Basta! – Honoring Workers this Labor Day by Collaborating to Address Workplace Sexual Violence Every Day

Sexual harassment and sexual violence occur in the workplace at an alarming rate, and at some work sites, the level of isolation and barriers to reporting are extreme, creating a perfect environment for exploitation and abuse. The 2015 documentary by the Center for Investigative Reporting and its partners, “Rape on the Night Shift,” highlighted the [...]

LA Daily News Agrees That CA Sex Offender Registry Needs Reform

CALCASA applauds the LA Daily News for its thoughtful editorial in support of SB 421. CALCASA is a sponsor of SB 421 because sexual assault survivors, their families, and our communities have been negatively impacted by California’s lifetime sex offender registry. “By establishing a tiered sex offender registry, low-risk and non-violent offenders have a pathway [...]

10 Inspiring Ways Sport Drives Culture Change to End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

This blog post first appeared on NOMORE.org.  Raliance believes that sport is an important cultural influencer that can play a huge role in achieving our vision to end sexual violence in one generation. In this vein, Raliance has been exploring the current efforts and possibilities for sexual and domestic violence prevention in and through sport. [...]

2016 Legislative Wrap Up

Over the past few weeks, a multitude of bills regarding sexual violence passed Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. Included is a summary of legislation that CALCASA had been tracking leading up to the end of September. For those of us working to end sexual violence, knowing and understanding how these new policies affect our communities, and directly [...]

Your Vote Your Voice

It is common to hear about people who just don't want to engage in the presidential race this year. Apathy around the upcoming election is alarming, to say the least. Whether people are voting for a candidate or decidedly against the other, one truth remains the same, voting is a key component in our democratic [...]

“Take A Stand” and say “NO MORE” for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October sets the stage for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and spotlights opportunities to raise awareness ,  honor survivors, support their causes, and advocate for change. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence asks everyone to take a stand and remind  "the nation that there are still countless people--victims and survivors, their children and families, their [...]

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