#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 [...]

CALCASA Issues Statement on Sports Culture as an Opportunity to Prevent Sexual Violence

In light of the recent remarks made by Presidential nominee Donald Trump, CALCASA is compelled to issue a statement on how sports culture presents an opportunity to prevent sexual violence.  Click here to view CALCASA's statement. Additionally, we are please to share a policy brief and supplementary research that has been conducted by Raliance and UC [...]

Netflix Releases “Audrie & Daisy”

Today, Netflix will release a new documentary titled Audrie & Daisy  that is already making it’s debut across the country including at the Sundance Film Festival, and in special premieres for high school students. Nothing will feed my social justice soul more than the spark of conversation that I hope and anticipate this release will [...]

Ending Sexual Violence in One Generation: A progress report for the United States

Debuting at the 2016 National Conference is the inaugural report on the state of sexual violence in the U.S. issued by Raliance, a new national partnership led by National Sexual Violence Resource Center, the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault-PreventConnect and the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. The report titled "Ending Sexual Violence in One [...]

Today, We’ll Change Tomorrow

  Yesterday, PreventConnect and CALCASA staff had the opportunity to attend the White House Summit on the United State of Women. The first-ever White House sponsored summit on gender equality was framed around five pillars including violence against women, health and wellness, economic empowerment, entrepreneurship and innovation, and educational opportunity, leadership and civic engagement. The day [...]