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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 caters its events towards the needs of its membership and the service providers of the state as a whole. It also partners with a number of social service organizations to provide comprehensive training and awareness-raising programming year round.

        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.


        2016 trainings and events

        May 25 (10:00am)
        Federal Employment Discrimination Protections for Workers who Experience Sexual Assault or Stalking (webinar)

        June 8 & 9
        WCASA Training Institute / Voices of Courage Luncheon
        Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells

        June 30
        Paths to Healing
        Crowne Plaza Hotel, Madison

        July 19 & 20
        The Northern Training

        North Star Mohican Casino, Bowler

        August 31 - September 2  
        National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC)

        Washington D.C.

        September 14 & 15
        Fall Directors Meeting
        In collaboration with End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin and American Indians Against Abuse
        Location TBD

        September 19-22
        Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS)
        Eau Claire

        Domestic Violence Awareness Month

        November 14-17
        Sexual Assault Victim Advoacy School (SAVAS)


        *Please keep checking back for updates


        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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        2016 Calendar
        Regional TA Events
        Statewide Events


        Registration Open


        > May 25 (10:00am)Federal Employment Discrimination Protections for Workers who Experience Sexual Assault or Stalking (webinar)

        > June 8 & 9: WCASA Training Institute & Voices of Courage Awards Luncheon, Wisconsin Dells

        > June 30: Paths to Healing, Madison


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        > July 19 & 20: The Northern Training, Bowler


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