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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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        A world in which all people promote equality, social justice, and healthy sexuality



        To create the social change necessary to end sexual violence. 


        Anti-Oppression Framework

        WCASA believes that to achieve our mission of ending sexual violence, we must also end all forms of oppression. Anti-oppression work is, in fact, also sexual violence prevention work. We stand in solidarity with our allies working on issues of racial justice and other oppressions. Recognizing that women of color* face multiple layers of marginalization with race/ethnicity and gender, WCASA commits to focusing on all forms of oppression while keeping women of color at the center.

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        • We believe it is a basic human right to live free of sexual violence.

        • We believe that everyone has a role and a responsibility in this work.

        • We do not do this work in isolation. We believe in the importance of collaborations and alliance building.

        • Our work is driven by survivors’ voices. Survivors and all those affected by sexual violence deserve compassionate services, dignity, privacy, and respect.

        • We believe that this work is based in a feminist perspective that sexual violence is rooted in oppressive power relations.

        • We believe that sexual violence is any unwanted sexual contact (verbal and/or physical), including rape, incest, child sexual assault, ritual abuse, acquaintance rape/assault, intimate partner or marital rape, sexual harassment, exposure, and voyeurism. Sexual violence refers to acts of violence where sex is used as the weapon.

        • We believe that diversity and safe, accessible services are fundamental to social change. 

        • We believe in the power of advocacy, education, prevention, and driving public policy as agents of social change.


        Upcoming Events

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        2017 Calendar

        Regional TA Info/Trainings


        Film Screenings
        Statewide Events



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

        > 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)

        > August 29 (2:00pm):  Medical Advocacy Webinar Series: DNA Essentials for Advocates and Survivors

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

        > September 14 & 15, 
        Fall Director's Meeting, Middleton

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

        > September 21 (10:00am): 
        Medical Advocacy Webinar Series: Wisconsin Department of Justice SANE Program

        > September 26: SART Foundations & Case Reviews, Marshfield



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        WCASA Blog Discontinued…

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