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

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        April 21, 2017

        Distinguished Alumni Lecture Involving Men and Boys in Preventing Gender-Based Violence

        Discovery Building, 330 North Orchard St., Madison

        Professor Tolman is nationally and internationally recognized for his research on violence prevention, including efforts to engage men as allies to prevent violence against women. He received his Ph.D. in social welfare from UW-Madison in 1984.

        His talk will focus on a current global study on how organizations engaging men in gender-based violence prevention conceptualize and operationalize their work.

        To RSVP click here.


        April 27-29, 2017

        2nd Annual 4W Summit on Women, Gender, and Well-Being, and 40th Wisconsin Women and Gender Studies Conference: 

        TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION: Equity, Sustainability, Empowerment

        Pyle Center, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

        The 4W Summit is hosted by the UW-Madison 4W Initiative -- Women and Well-being in Wisconsin and the World – and the UW Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium. 4W is administered by the School of Human Ecology in partnership with the Global Health Institute and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies.

        For more information or to register click here.


        May 2, 2017

        SlaveFree Madison Presents Araceli Alonso

        European Fontera Sur: Human Smuggling and Trafficking of Women

        Goodman Public Library, Madison, WI

        This talk is an attempt to bring a human perspective to the issue of smuggling
        and trafficking of women into Europe through the southern European border.
        Life stories of Nigerian women from Benin-City who migrate to Europe show that language, more concrete words that are charged with deeply rooted cultural meaning, can easily turn smuggling into slavery and trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation.

        To see flyer click here.


        May 18, 2017

        Human Trafficking in Wisconsin

        Pinney Library, Madison, WI

        Presented by Rachel Monaco-Wilcox

        Cases of human trafficking have been identified in all 72 counties in Wisconsin. Yet most people doubt this, thinking “that can’t be happening here!” If we are in a state of denial, who is helping survivors? Who is working on policies? Who is educating young people about risks? In this talk, Rachel will address the myths and misconceptions around sex trafficking in Wisconsin, illuminate the situation in Wisconsin, explain what led her to start the LOTUS legal clinic in 2013, and share ideas for how citizens can make a difference.

        Talk begins at 7pm.

        To see flyer click here.


        May 23, 2017

        I am Jane Doe Film Screening

        Eau Claire, WI

        For one night only, Fierce Freedom will screen the documentary I Am Jane Doe with a panel discussion to follow. This is the first screening of I Am Jane Doe in Wisconsin. Join us for this special and moving event.

        Tickets on sale here.

        To see event flyer click here.


        June 30, 2017
        Amplify Leadership Institute: Advocates of Color Conference

        Sheraton Hotel, Brookfield, WI

        This is a free conference for advocates of color in WI; this year we’ll also be offering a youth of color track for young folks in anti-violence programs.  We’re honored to have Corrine Sanchez of Tewa Women United as our keynote.  The conference will be held at the Sheraton hotel in Brookfield on June 30th and a special networking/information event for advocates of color will be happening the evening before. 

        Registration & more information will be available by April 21st.

        July 9 - 14, 2017

        Summer Learning and Leadership Camp

        St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI

        The Diversity Leadership Iinstitute & Moore, a program of The Privilege Institute, is pleased to announce our summer camp for future leaders. The region’s first ever diversity and leadership overnight summer Institute for kids entering grades 9-12. Programming includes interactive workshops, keynotes, performances, wellness activities, service work, networking with community leaders & Moore.

        All activities and programming are designed to focus on mind, body and spirit. Participants will be provided practical skills, tools and strategies for addressing complex and challenging issues related to diversity, power, privilege, leadership & Moore.

        To see event posters click here.

        To see schedule click here.


        November 15-17, 2017

        End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin's Statewide Conference, Collective Liberation: Movement Building for the Year Ahead
        Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay

        Details to come.


        2017 SANE Training Dates and Locations

        1. SANE Adult: February 20-24, Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Hospital, Racine

        Lab dates March 11th and March 25th, Meriter Hospital

        2. SANE Adult: April 3-7, Aurora Kenosha Medical Center

        Lab dates April 22nd and May 20th, Meriter Hospital

        To register click here.

         3. SANE Adult: August 7-11, Howard Young Medical Center, Woodruff

        Lab dates August 26th and September 9th

         4. SANE Pediatric: October 16-20, Aurora Kenosha Medical Center

        For more information on the DOJ SANE Trainings click here.

        If you have questions about DOJ SANE trainings, please contact Lori Thompson at thompsonll@doj.state.wi.us.


        See Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) Events


        Adult Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse groups for men and women beginning in April

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