#ItsOnUs: Champions of Change

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 "I believe that if we truly commitment ourselves, we will do nothing short of changing the culture on how women and girls are treated on college campuses" -- Vice President Joe Biden Today, I had the opportunity to attend the ‘Its On Us Champions of Change’ event with my colleague, Lindsay McDaniel Mapp, on behalf [...]

2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month Materials

And just like that, it's almost April. Time flies when you are working to end sexual violence! In advance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, CALCASA is pleased to share this year's resources as we raise awareness, educate stakeholders, and elevate our work in the movement to end sexual assault. This year our theme, Focus on [...]

New BJS Report – Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault

Students protesting campus sexual assault

In response to the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault, the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released its report this morning on the Campus Climate Survey Validation Study. The report details the methods used to create a climate survey tool, examines the climates of nine unnamed college [...]

#TBT Resource You May Have Missed: House Hearing on Campus Sexual Assault

Do you find it challenging to keep up with the latest news, research, and tools related to sexual assault? The national spotlight on sexual assault has led to increasingly rapid developments in the field, some of which have implications for how we serve survivors. Unfortunately, advocates are rarely afforded the luxury of time to read [...]

#TheHuntingGround Twitter chat to prepare for national screening

Cover of the Hunting Ground Toolkit with picture of college building at night, one person and a light post featured prominantly

The documentary film The Hunting Ground will be airing on CNN on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 8pm.  When I first saw this film, I said it "will be an important catalyst for action to support efforts toward preventing sexual violence."  That has proven true in the last year as this film has been shown [...]

The Hunting Ground on CNN this Sunday, November 22

The Hunting Ground documentary poster

The spotlight on campus sexual assault will continue to shine when the documentary, The Hunting Ground, airs on CNN this Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. EST. The film highlights the stories of survivors of campus sexual assault and the responses they received from their institutions. One of the pieces that I appreciate most about [...]