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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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        engagement 

        Thank you for your interest in Prevention Engagement. Our website is currently under development. In the meantime, please check out the following resources. If you'd like more information on this topic, please contact Jessi Corcoran, Prevention Coordinator.

         

        Readiness

        • Community Readiness Model – Tri-Ethnic Center at Colorado State University | tool to measure the level of a community’s ability to address an issue and to develop stage-appropriate strategies.

         

        Coalition Building

         

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        Community Mobilizing

        Also see the Coordinated Community Response page under Multidisciplinary Teams

        • The Community Toolbox – Work Group for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas | great resources around coalition building, assessment, leadership, and cultural competence to create healthy communities. Free toolkits accessible.
        • The Collaboration Primer – The Health Research and Education Trust (HRET) | 2010 guide; a comprehensive document explaining the roles within coalitions and how to progress collaboration; see especially the Network to Collaborate Continuum (pg. 3). 
        • Collaboration Multiplier tool – Prevention Institute | a framework for assessing collaboration across partnerships
        • INSTIGATE! – Transforming Communities: Creating Safe, Justice & Equality | free online toolkit for starting a community action team.
        • Community Mobilization and Primary Prevention – PreventConnect | e•Learning module; registration necessary to receive certificate and access to activities; provides an email group and discussion forum in order to further connect with others and continue the education.

         

        Schools

        Youth Activist Prevention Toolkit – hosted on VAWNet, a project of FCADV (Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence) | 2011; Toolkit for teenagers to discuss the danger of teen dating violence with their peers and create a social change.

        Facing History and Ourselves – Facing History and Ourselves | combats racism, anti-Semitism, and prejudice and nurtures democracy through education programs; resources for educators and professional development. Lessons on topics ranging from mass violence to race in American history.

        Prevention Conf. Call – Access to Schools“Getting your Foot in the Door” w/ Jessica Kaehny of Hope House | recorded Aug. 30, 2012

         

        Awareness Campaigns

        • Start By Believing - campaign by EVAW (Ending Violence Against Women) International
        • No More – national campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault prevention
        • 1 is 2 Many – Vice President Biden's program to raise prevention awareness 
        • Where Do You Stand - campaign by Men Can Stop Rape

         

        Upcoming Events

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        2017 Calendar

        Regional TA Info/Trainings

        Webinars

        Film Screenings
        Statewide Events

         

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        > July 24 (10:00am)
        Compassionate Care for Rape Victims (CCRV)

        > July 25-26, Northern TrainingHo Chunk Casino, Baraboo

        > July 27 (10:00am)
        Summer Prevention Series (4 of 5): Pornography: Normalizing the Relationship Between Violence and Sex (webinar)

        > August 3 (10:00am)
        Summer Prevention Series (5 of 5): Teaching Good Sex: A Method for Violence Prevention

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

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

        > September 26: SART Foundations & Case Reviews, Marshfield
         

        Save the Date

         

        > 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)

        > September 14 & 15,
        Fall Director's Meeting, Location TBD

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

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