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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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        About The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault

        WCASA's mission is to create the social change necessary to end sexual violence.

        WCASA is a membership agency comprised of organizations and individuals working to end sexual violence in Wisconsin. Among these are the 50 sexual assault service provider (SASP) agencies throughout the state that offer support, advocacy and information to victims of sexual assault and their families.

        WCASA works to ensure that every victim in Wisconsin gets the support and care they need. WCASA also works to create the social change necessary to ensure a future where no child, woman or man is ever sexually violated again.

        WCASA's Services Include:

        • Providing Technical Assistance on issues related to sexual assault, including program development, legal advocacy, policy development, prevention, and victim and offender dynamics.
        • Offering educational programming, including opportunities for training and webinars.
        • Raising public awareness about sexual assault.
        • Promoting best practices for the primary prevention of sexual violence.
        • Working on Legislative initiatives designed to benefit victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes.
        • Housing an extensive Resource Center which covers all aspects of sexual assault and is available to all Wisconsin residents.

        WCASA offers information and referral on any issue related to sexual violence. We do not offer direct services to victim/survivors of sexual violence, however we can connect you to a local agency that does. Also, WCASA cannot offer legal advice and no information obtained from The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Inc. can be considered legal advice.

        The WCASA office is located at:
                2801 West Beltline Highway, Suite 202
                Madison, WI 53713

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        SASP's

        We're proud to represent the fifty sexual assault service providers across the state; below is a two-minute animation made for our Annual Member Meeting in 2011; it shows the first forty-six SASP's in order of the year they joined the Coalition:

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        > 10/8: WCASA Webinar Series: ALL*

        > 10/18: Survivors & Allies Fall Meeting
            Date was changed from 10/4

        > 10/30: Regional SART Meeting

        > 11/3-6: SAVAS

            Date was changed from 9/25

         

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        > 11/13: WCASA Annual Meeting

         

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        WCASA Blog

        Guest Opinion (The Oregonian): Rape victims should not be afraid to report crimes

        This Guest Opinion is re-posted with permission from Danielle Tudor, author of this article. The original can be found at http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/03/rape_victims_should_not_be_afr.html. I learned recently that Richard Troy Gillmore requested that his ninth parole hearing, which was scheduled for April 9, be postponed for another two years.  To me, this is a victory in my ongoing […]

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        New Research:

        Strengths and Silences: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students in Rural and Small Town Schools (report by GLSEN; link to press release on their site; study can be downloaded as PDF from linked page)


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        Some items that have been updated:

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