Transgender Day of Remembrance Compels Us to Remember the Necessity of Inclusive and Intersectional Prevention

November 20th is National Transgender Day of Remembrance.  This is a time for communities to remember and uplift the memory of people who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender violence. Trans women, particularly trans women of color, experience violence and discrimination at alarmingly high rates and there are no signs to suggest that the [...]

Taking Prevention Online: Tips and Best Practices for Facilitating Engaging Online Events and Tools

In August 2020, PreventConnect hosted a web conference titled Taking Prevention Online: Tips and Best Practices for Facilitating Engaging Online Events. This web conference was a timely resource for Preventionists nationwide who are still grappling with the challenges of adapting prevention programs in a virtual landscape. This web conference was hosted twice and facilitated by [...]

Best Practices for Disclosures: Supporting Youth in Online Prevention Programs

In October 2020, CALCASA’s RPE and SD teams hosted and facilitated yet another web serieson Tools and Best Practices for Disclosures: Supporting Youth in Online Prevention Programs. This web series, along with an accompanying toolkit, was developed in response to a stated need from prevention programs in California who had questions about responding to disclosures [...]

New Resource – Restorative Parenting Can Prevent Sexual Violence During Shelter-in-Place: Talking Circles at Home and Parenting Restoratively

During the Pandemic, reports of domestic violence inside the home have been increasing. While shelter-in-place restrictions are necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19, unfortunately, the heightened stress and isolation can put families at risk for experiencing and causing violence inside the home. Adopting restorative practices, like healthy communication, can be a helpful tool for [...]

Small Victory! Gov. Newsom to Include Sexual and Domestic Violence Funding in the Final Budget

A small win today, yet we still have work to do.  As we mentioned last week, the legislature and Governor had the very difficult task of agreeing on a budget amidst a financial crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and that these decisions were likely to affect our ongoing asks related to sexual and [...]

Como Mantener Nuestro Propio Bienestar Durante COVID-19: Servicios y Recursos Disponibles en California

El impacto de Coronavirus (COVID-19) está afectando a miles de personas en todo el mundo especialmente a sobrevivientes de asalto sexual y violencia doméstica.  Porque debido a las circunstancias los sobrevivientes están mas a merced del abusador/a,  y es mas difícil para ellos buscar ayuda. CALCASA está trabajando arduamente con  los centros de crisis en [...]

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