RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operated the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense.
Click below to view their resources and get connected with the help you need.
On April 3 & 4, 2014, CALCASA brought together fifty students to share their experiences and develop recommendation for universities, colleges, legislators, funders and other stakeholders to meet the needs of students most effectively when addressing sexual violence.
Their perspectives and experiences created a forum of discussion that enlightened many of the participants on how to best handle sexual assault cases given many setbacks victims and survivors faced when reporting. This report publishes many of the discussions, suggestions, experiences, and thoughts expressed at the Student Summit Forum.
Click below to read the report.
This illustrates a discussion on the choices of victims and their resources available to them especially as students who attend the University of California, Irvine.
During the 2014 climate against the mishandling of sexual assault cases on university and college campuses, CALCASA responded by convening 50 students from different campuses in California to discuss their experiences towards developing recommendations for institutional change.
The 2014 Student Summit on Sexual Assault Report and Recommendation report culminates all the perspectives heard and discussed by those invited to the summit.
Click below to read the publication.
Click here for a summary of the Jeanne Clery Act and here for the handbook on campus safety and security reporting.
This webinar presented by CALCASA and presented by Kari Mansager, UC Merced Violence Prevention Program Director and Meghan Kehoe, Valley Crisis Center Program Director provided lessons learned from the partnership between University of California – Merced and Valley Crisis Center. The webinar covered the benefits of campus and community partnerships and ways in which it enhances survivor services on campus.
To view the slides from the webinar: Partnership Webinar. To download the transformational relationship survey talked about on this webinar: TransformationalRelationshpSurvey
The University of Minnesota provides procedures to follow when members of their community (administrators, students, faculty, and staff) notice signs of sexual violence on their campus.
Read the University of Minnesota administrative procedure lays out specific details on how each department of their community is to respond to an incident of sexual assault. The university provides information on responding to survivors, the result of reporting to certain offices, and resources to provide survivors.
The National Network to End Domestic Violence– Technology Safety Page contains resources on how technology can help victims and agencies effectively against domestic, dating, and other types of sexual violence. Some of the resources include “Cell Phone & Location Safety Strategies” for Victims, “Confidential Shelter Locations & the Internet” for Agencies & Programs working with Survivors concerning Confidentiality & Privacy, “Protection Order Registries & Databases” on Databases & Data Retention for Agencies & Programs working with Survivors and other resources.
To see their technology safety page and view their materials click below!