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WCASA is Wisconsin's only state-wide coalition dedicated to ending sexual violence.

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        The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault creates the social change necessary to end sexual violence. 


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        Class & Culture

        Just as someone’s racial/ethnic identity, sexual orientation, age, or ability can make them a target for sexual violence, and pose obstacles toward accessing services, so too can a person’s economic class or standing within a particular cultural group. These can include service in the military, experience in the prison system, or affiliation with a religious community.

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        ECONOMIC STATUS ISSUES

         

        MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT ISSUES {now on its own page}

         

        PRISON POPULATIONS

        Just Detention link to external web site – seeking to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.

        1 in 10 State Prisoners Sexually Abused According to DOJ Study (Just Detention press release; link to report at bottom).

        National Council on Crime & Delinquency (NCCD) : Prison Bed Profiteers: How Corporations Are Reshaping Criminal Justice in the U.S. PDF: portable document format a study on the movement to corporatize corrections in the United States; while the report does not specifically mention sexual assault, it does indicate these facilities “experience a higher proportion of inmate-on-inmate assaults” (pg 8); there are undoubtedly implications for inmates ability to feel safe from the threat of sexual violence in a corrections system that is becoming more privatized.

         

          Upcoming Events

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          2017 Calendar

          Regional TA Info/Trainings

          Webinars

          Film Screenings
          Statewide Events

           

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          > July 24 (10:00am)
          Compassionate Care for Rape Victims (CCRV)

          > July 25-26, Northern TrainingHo Chunk Casino, Baraboo

          > July 27 (10:00am)
          Summer Prevention Series (4 of 5): Pornography: Normalizing the Relationship Between Violence and Sex (webinar)

          > August 3 (10:00am)
          Summer Prevention Series (5 of 5): Teaching Good Sex: A Method for Violence Prevention

          > August 7-10: Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), La Crosse

          > August 31: Anti-Oppression: How CCR/SART teams can work to serve the marginalized populations in their communities, Green Bay

          > September 26: SART Foundations & Case Reviews, Marshfield
           

          Save the Date

           

          > August 22 (4:00pm): Slavery & the making of America (Film Screening in honor of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Abolition)

          > September 14 & 15,
          Fall Director's Meeting, Location TBD

          > September 19 (4:00pm): La Mitad del Mundo (Film Screening in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month)

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          We have discontinued our blog. For up to date information, please see the WCASA Voice newsletter.