Preventing and Ending the Cycle of Street Harassment and Sexual Violence

This blog post first appeared on PreventConnect.org Being born and raised in India, I assumed only young girls and women in my city experienced and witnessed multiple forms of sexual harassment in our country, especially on the streets and in public transit. Until I arrived in the U.S. in 2004 and continued to read about sexual violence, especially the [...]

“Unbound and Unboxed”: Empowering Women of Color Conference (EWOCC) at UC Berkeley

This blog post first appeared on PreventConnect.org On 18th March 2017, I was fortunate to have attended the Empowering Women of Color Conference (EWOCC) at Berkeley. This event was organized by The Women of Color Initiative, a project of the UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly. This year’s theme was “Unbound and Unboxed”, with a focus on the urgent need [...]

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. [...]

#TeenDVMonth 2017: Preventing Teen Dating Violence and Supporting Youth Activism

February means different things to different people, but for those of us working in violence prevention the beginning of February signifies the start of Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (#teenDVmonth). Not only is this month an opportunity to promote healthy relationships, but it is also a time to commit to listening to the communities [...]

#WhyICare: Building an Inclusive and Intersectional Social Justice Movement to End Domestic Violence

On October 18, 2016, CALCASA's national project, PreventConnect participated in a Twitter Chat hosted by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV). In this #WhyICare Twitter chat, activists and leaders representing leading social justice organizations and coalitions came together to discuss what this movement signifies to us and why we all care about ending domestic [...]

Raliance opens applications and session proposals for ThisGEN: Youth Summit

We are excited to announce that Raliance is convening ThisGEN: Youth Summit in Washington, D.C. from March 5th -10th 2017. The summit will bring together youth activists from around the U.S. states and territories to work together to end gender-based violence. Below are several ways to join in on this event: Apply to participate in the [...]

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