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The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) provides leadership, vision and resources to rape crisis centers, individuals and other entities committed to ending sexual violence.

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Jun 2 2020
CALCASA Stands in Solidarity with Racial Justice Advocates: Criminalization will NOT end Sexual Violence

The fight to end sexual violence in the United States has always also required a concurrent fight against racism.  Prejudice and discrimination on the basis of both sex and race are woven together in the issue of sexual violence, and so we cannot effectively combat one without combatting the other.  As the nation grapples with […]

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Jun 23 2020
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 […]

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Jun 16 2020
Urge Gov. Newsom to Sign Final Budget!

The State of California’s budget situation has been in terrible shape since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite nearly a decade of extraordinary fiscal prudence that resulted in consecutive years of budget surpluses.  Together with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, CALCASA began this year optimistic about our prospects for increased, ongoing funding […]

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Jun 11 2020
Asistencia de Ayuda Por Desastre (COVID-19) Para Inmigrantes

Debido a la continuidad de la pandemia en los Estados Unidos CALCASA sigue abogando por las necesidades de los sobrevivientes de asalto sexual durante estos tiempos de incertidumbre. CALCASA reconoce las necesidades de las personas inmigrantes y pone a su disposición los siguientes recursos disponibles en el estado de California.

En respuesta al brote de […]

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Mar 28 2015
Shifting Boundaries: Lessons on Relationships for Students in Middle School: A Training Workshop
Shifting Bounaries: lesson on relationships for studenrts in middle school

The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are pleased to offer this special training to support local community based organizations in their sexual violence prevention efforts. The focus of this training is for those organizations working in the middle school setting. There is no registration cost to […]

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Oct 1 2013
Materials from August 27, 2013 CDPH Pre-conference training institute

 

On Tuesday August 27, 2013 Alexis Marbach from the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence led a training for California RPE grantees. The training, entitled “Logic Models for Prevention Programming II” explored the basics of creating logic models for prevention programming. The materials from that training can be found here:

 

PowerPoint slides

Training […]

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Jul 8 2020
Storytelling Basics for Community Building in the Time of COVID-19

 

THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2020 **
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Pacific Time
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If the link does not work, copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsduyqrzsvGt3ypaKwL80uGSgJ5bIU9H7K
 

**This web conference is open to all advocates and preventionists in California

 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, sexual and domestic violence organizations have taken inspiring actions to […]

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Jul 8 2020
Trauma-Informed Strategies for Campus Partners – Part 2

THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2020 **
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
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A number of campus and community partners are likely to be the critical first point of contact for survivors of sexual assault, or are in a position to […]

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Jun 30 2020
Trauma-informed Strategies for Campus Partners – Part 1

TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020 **
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
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If the link does not work, copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtc-CrrDksEtWZinv5JeKUjE98gPto_nlz

 
A number of campus and community partners are likely to be the critical first point of contact for survivors of sexual assault, or are in a position to […]

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