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

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


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        WCASA Events

        WCASA partners with a number of social service organizations to provide comprehensive training and awareness-raising programming year round. See the 2015 WCASA Calendar pdf file.

        Our monthly newsletters are also a great place to find information about upcoming events and regional trainings. 

        Events sponsored by our partners are listed on the State-wide page; webinars and other conferences are listed on the National page.

         

        Upcoming 2015 trainings and events

        Aug 12 WCASA Webinar Series: Campus
        Aug 13 SART & CCR Networking Event
        Eau Claire (Northwest Region)
        Aug 13 WCASA Benefit Concert
        Madison
        Sept 2-4 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC)
        Los Angeles
        Sept 16 & 17 Fall Dual Director's Meeting
        Location TBD
        Sept 26 Dining for Peace, Prevention & Healing: A
        Fundraiser for WCASA/30th Anniversary
        Olbrich Gardens, Madison
        October Domestic Violence Awareness Month
        Oct 14 WCASA Webinar Series: Boundaries
        Oct 24 Survivors & Allies Task Force Meeting
        Lac Courte Oreilles Casino, Hayward
        Nov 2-5 Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS)
        Madison Concourse, Madison
        Nov 12 WCASA Annual Meeting
        Catholic Multicultural Center, Madison
        Nov 17 SART & CCR Networking Event
        Northeast Region, Location TBD
        Dec 9 WCASA Webinar Series: Trauma
           

         

         

        **Reimbursements
        If you've attended an event and are eligible to submit for reimbursement, complete and submit this reimbursement form.

         

        reoccuring events

        If you don't see an event above, information has not been released yet. For now, you can view information from the last scheduled event here:

        • Director's Meetings (held 2x/year) - Domestic violence, sexual assault and tribal executive directors to learn, share, challenge and enhance sexual assault and domestic violence services in our state.WCASA co-sponsors the meeting with American Indians Against Abuse and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin.

        • Northern Training (held every July) - Each year, American Indians Against Abuse (AIAA), End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin and WCASA present annual training for rural and tribal programs. This training was designed for staff of Wisconsin rural and tribal domestic and sexual abuse programs. Advocates of all experience levels are welcome.
           
        • Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS) (2x/year) - This training addresses the needs of being a victim advocate - whether working the crisis line, providing medical or legal advocacy, working with a community coordinated response team or more. Participants will have the opportunity to practice skills necessary to prove comprehensive advocacy for victims. New sexual assault advocates, domestic violence victim advocates, and other professionals who want to learn more information about sexual violence are encouraged to attend.

        • Survivors & Allies Task Force Meetings (2x/year) - Survivors and Allies Task Force Meetings are held to bring Wisconsin survivors and their allies together so they may network and discuss new developments in the sexual assault movement. It is important to make the connection between the two groups. The purpose of the meeting is to provide survivors with opportunities to voice their concerns and suggestions about current issues that the sexual assault movement is facing.

        • Voices of Courage Awards Ceremony/Luncheon (held every April) - The ceremony honors the outstanding work of Wisconsin individuals and organizations that have exceeded the very highest standards in their dedicated efforts to end sexual violence and support survivors.
        • Wrap Around the Capitol (held every April) - Survivors and allies join hands and encircle the capitol to show our support for survivors of sexual violence in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)
        • Annual Meeting (held each November) - WCASA celebrates the year’s accomplishments, our commitment to survivors and discuss the future.

        Upcoming Events

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        2015 WCASA Calendar
        Regional TA Events
        Statewide Events

           

        Registration Open!

         

        > 8/12: WCASA Webinar Series: Advocacy under the Campus SaVE Act: Addressing Gender Violence on Campus

        > 8/13: SART & CCR Networking Event (NW Region), Eau Claire

        > 8/13: WCASA Benefit Concert, High Noon Saloon, Madison

        > 9/16 & 9/17: Director's Meeting, Wisconsin Dells

        Dining for Peace, Prevention & Healing

         

        Save the Date

         

        > 10/24: Survivors & Allies Task Force Gathering,
        Lac Courte Oreilles

        > 11/2 thru 11/5: Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), Madison

        > 11/12 WCASA Annual Meeting, Madison

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