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

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        Our Mission

        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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          2018 Calendar

          Regional Technical Assistance

          Webinars

          Statewide & National Events

             

          Registration Open

            

          > June 22, 2018: Paths to Healing Conference, Madison

          > June 26, 2018: (10:00-11:30am): WiSAKI and the SART Response (webinar)

          Summer Prevention Webinar Series (all 10:00-11:30am)

          > July 16, 2018: Presentation by Rape Crisis Center's Youth Advisory Board Gamechangers

          > July 23, 2018: 
          Zooming In: Poetry as an Entry Point into Violence Prevention Work

          > July 30, 2018: How to Talk to Teens about Sexting

          > August 6, 2018: Ni Santas, Ni Putas: The impact of external and internalized misogyny on Latina survivors

          > August 14-17, 2018:
          Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), Madison

           

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          > September 5 & 6, 2018: Director's Meeting, Location TBD

          September 25 & 26, 2018:

          Northern TrainingRed Cliff

          > May 2-3, 2019: Nuestras Voces National Bilingual Sexual Assault Conference, Milwaukee

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          WCASA Blog Discontinued…

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