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

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        Our Mission

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


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        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

        • Transforming Communities  – Creating Safety, Justice & Equality: Technical Assistance, Training & Resource Center | technical assistance and various trainings to gain skills and enact policies that prevent violence against women.
        • RPE Stories from the Field – Safe States | a collection of the SV prevention work going on in several states, including Wisconsin

         

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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). 
        • 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.

         

        Awareness Campaigns

        • 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 

         

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        WCASA Blog Discontinued…

        We have discontinued our blog. For up to date information, please see the WCASA Voice newsletter.