Vote in caucus to take up Safe Harbor Bill (AB 41) on the Assembly floor

October 29, 2019 — For the past several legislative sessions, WCASA and other organizations have supported legislation which would recognize sex-trafficked children as victims by removing the ability to prosecute a child for prostitution (also known as “Safe Harbor” legislation). The legislation was introduced again (AB 41/SB 49) with bi-partisan support during the current legislative… Read more »

Advocates Applaud Bill to Confront Violence Against Native Women

September 18, 2019 — Lac du Flambeau — Today, Rep. Beth Meyers, Rep. Amanda Stuck, Sen. Janet Bewley, and advocates gathered on the land of the Lac Du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to release a bill that would create a statewide inter-governmental task force to address the problem of missing and murdered indigenous women.… Read more »

Anti-Sexual Violence Coalitions Nationwide Condemn the Mistreatment of Refugees and Immigrants Held in Detention

July 15, 2019 –– Anti-Sexual Violence Coalitions Nationwide Condemn the Mistreatment of Refugees and Immigrants Held in Detention; Demand end to ICE raids and POC community monitoring Madison State and national sexual assault coalitions across the country are united in condemning the separation of children from family members as well as the violence and dehumanizing… Read more »