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


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        3rd annual Wrap Around the Capitol

        Thanks to everyone who showed up and made a 2nd successful Wrap of the Capitol this past year!

         

        April 26, 2014: Held after Survivors & Allies Task Force Meeting & Voices of Courage Awards Ceremony

        (Outside) Capitol Building, Madison

        2nd Annual Wrap Around the Capitol

        Join us for the 3rd Annual Wrap Around the Capitol as we join hands and encircle the capitol to show our support for survivors of sexual violence in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). We hope you will be able to make it!

        Just like last year, PARKING will be an issue on Saturday, due to the Crazy Legs Race and the Dane County Farmer's Market! We have secured some free parking spots; however, if they run out please be prepared to park in one of the city lots (or find street parking) Please see our directions page for more info... 

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        Event Information

        Location: North Hamilton St. Entrance (Outside), Madison

        Date/Time: April 26, 2014

        Cost: none.

        Registration: None required. We'll see you there!

        PDF File More Information: download the flyer for details.

        April 26th: The Survivors & Allies Task Force Meeting, Voices of Courage and the 3rd Annual Wrap Around the Capitol are all part of a bigger picture: to share strength, wisdom and vision as survivors and allies; to recognize the work being done across the Wisconsin; and to show our support for survivors of sexual violence in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

        Download the 2013 flier as an example of the day's events.

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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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