Wisconsin Legislation Takes Multiple Steps Towards Sexual Assault Kit Reform

For Immediate Release: February 22, 2021 Contact: Olivia Hall, o.hall@joyfulheartfoundation.org or Ian Henderson, ianh@wcasa.org  With the opening of the Wisconsin legislative session, lawmakers have introduced multiple bills that would enact sweeping sexual assault kit reform throughout the state. Two bills introduced, S.B. 71 and S.B. 94, would improve how rape kits are handled in the state and establish a… Read more »

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) & End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse) Release Joint Statement in Support of Embrace, Black Lives Matter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2020 In July, the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (EA) shared the “Moment of Truth” letter, a commitment from coalitions across the country in the wake of the Minneapolis law enforcement murder of George Floyd. We indicated that the letter would serve as a guiding document for… Read more »

Message for Aspiring White Allies

June 2, 2020 – Dear Aspiring White Allies: As we are sure you are aware, there has been a large and appropriate response to the murder of Black Americans by police officers taking place over the last several days. Our Black neighbors live in fear every second of every day that their name will be… Read more »