Empowering Communities Through Prevention

This blog was authored by Rubi Gutierrez Prevention Educator, YWCA- Silicon Valley I began prevention work at Fresno’s Juvenile Justice Campus as a counseling volunteer, where we helped incarcerated youth finish high school through tutoring and mentoring and find jobs. It was there that I was trained on facilitating a curriculum called Safe Dates—and found [...]

The Next Generation of Anti-Violence Advocates

This blog was authored by Nadia Charles, President of Jenesse Center’s Jeneration J I started volunteering at Jenesse Center six years ago, at the M. Sue Frazier Summer Camp, Jenesse’s signature summer program for the children that reside in their shelter program. I had the fortune of working with children of all ages. I immediately noticed that [...]

Meeting Incarcerated Youth Where They’re At

This blog was authored by Sarah Diamond, Lead Prevention & Community Engagement Specialist at the Center for Community Solutions. During my interview to work at the Center for Community Solutions (CCS), my to-be-supervisor shared that they worked with youth in detention and asked if that was something I’d be interested in doing if I was hired [...]

Beyond Flyers: Centering Healthy Relationships and Understanding

This blog post is authored by Janae Stewart, Prevention Educator at YWCA Silicon Valley   At a previous non-profit I worked in a case management program that focused on youth ages 18-19. All of the options we had to offer were post-care and intervention focused, meaning it was all after they faced abuse or violence in [...]

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 [...]

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