Tell Your Assembly Representative to Vote No on AB 844

February 11, 2020 — Last week, the Assembly Health Committee passed AB 844, despite vigorous opposition by subject matter experts. Today, the Assembly is voting on whether or not to pass AB 844. AB 844 combines language from bills related to Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) processing (AB 214) and the creation of a kit tracking… Read more »

WCASA Welcomes Diverse & Resilient as a New Member

November 11, 2019 — Diverse & Resilient’s Room to Be Safe Anti-Violence Program is a statewide initiative first designed to address Intimate Partner Violence in the LGBTQ community but quickly expanded to a full anti-violence program serving survivors of intimate partner, sexual, hook-up, and hate violence within the LGBTQ community. The program is designed to advocate for and… Read more »

Hold a Hearing on Sexual Assault Kit Tracking Legislation, AB 358

November 4, 2019 — AB 358 was introduced with broad bipartisan support in August. On October 8, the Senate passed this legislation unanimously. The next step is advocating for the Assembly Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee to hold a hearing on AB 358. This legislation allows survivors to anonymously obtain information regarding the location… Read more »