Category: Press Releases

WCASA Welcomes Diverse & Resilient As A New Member

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 work with survivors of… Read more »

Advocates Applaud Bill to Confront Violence Against Native Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2019CONTACT: Jenna Gormal, public policy coordinator, End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin, 608.237.3985; Ian Henderson, director of policy/systems, WCASA, 608.257.1516 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… Read more »

In May, We Welcome Two More SASPs!

We congratulate and welcome these two organizations as new SASPs: Lac du Flambeau Statewide Shelter Program The Lac du Flambeau Statewide Shelter Program has been in operation for about 40 years, offering sexual assault and domestic violence services to all tribal and non-tribal communities statewide. The program is part of the Lac du Flambeau Sensitive… Read more »

WCASA Welcomes the Cia Siab, Inc. as a New SASP!

We congratulate and welcome Cia Siab, Inc. as a new Sexual Assault Service Provider (SASP)! Cia Siab, Inc. advocates provide culturally-specific direct services for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault who are seeking culturally competent services in the La Crosse area. They are also working towards building a culturally vibrant Hmoob community by… Read more »

WCASA’s Revised 2019-20 Public Policy Agenda

As part of WCASA’s commitment to centering women of color in our work, we have revised our 2019-20 Public Policy Agenda. We believe this agenda reflects our organizational foundation, which reflects our belief that to end sexual violence, we must also end all forms of oppression.