We invite you to experience our new website! Visit our Beta site and create an account today.

> skip to content

Site Login

Membership Info

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

    Read more about becoming a member...


        Donate directly to WCASA

        button with logo and PayPal logo: donate

        Support our work by: donating through  Community Shares of WI

        logo for Community Shares of Wisconsin

        Our Mission

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

        link to wcasa's Facebook page link to wcasa's Twitter feed



        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.



        • 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


        NSVRC Reports:


        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). 
        • Collaboration Multiplier tool – Prevention Institute | a framework for assessing collaboration across partnerships
        • 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.



        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.

        Prevention Conf. Call – Access to Schools“Getting your Foot in the Door” w/ Jessica Kaehny of Hope House | recorded Aug. 30, 2012


        Awareness Campaigns

        • Start By Believing - campaign by EVAW (Ending Violence Against Women) International
        • 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 
        • Where Do You Stand - campaign by Men Can Stop Rape


        Upcoming Events

          link to wcasa's Facebook page  link to wcasa's Twitter feed

        Subscribe to a Listserv


        2018 Calendar

        Regional Technical Assistance


        Statewide & National Events


        Registration Open


        > June 22, 2018: Paths to Healing Conference, Madison

        > June 26, 2018: (10:00-11:30am): WiSAKI and the SART Response (webinar)

        Summer Prevention Webinar Series (all 10:00-11:30am)

        > July 16, 2018: Presentation by Rape Crisis Center's Youth Advisory Board Gamechangers

        > July 23, 2018: 
        Zooming In: Poetry as an Entry Point into Violence Prevention Work

        > July 30, 2018: How to Talk to Teens about Sexting

        > August 6, 2018: Ni Santas, Ni Putas: The impact of external and internalized misogyny on Latina survivors

        > August 14-17, 2018:
        Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School (SAVAS), Madison


        Save the Date


        > September 5 & 6, 2018: Director's Meeting, Location TBD

        September 25 & 26, 2018:

        Northern TrainingRed Cliff

        > May 2-3, 2019: Nuestras Voces National Bilingual Sexual Assault Conference, Milwaukee



        WCASA Blog

        WCASA Blog Discontinued…

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