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NCCASA is offering a paid summer internship through the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to assist with the 2018 Young Advocates Institute. A full description of “must-have’s” for student eligibility and application instructions can be found at https://www.zsr.org/grants-programs/non-profit-internship-program. The application deadline is February 12, 2018 at 12PM.
NCCASA, in partnership with the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV) and the Student Planning Committee are excited to announce that registration is now open for the FREE 2018 SV/IPV Campus Student Advocates Summit, known as NC WAVE! The NC WAVE (Working Against Violence for Everyone) Summit will be a chance for students and strong non-student […]
NCCASA has finally been notified of the release of funding to enhance services for sexual assault survivors. The two services NCCASA will be providing is therapeutic services and language access services. These are two of the priorities we have heard from advocates, survivors and our funders. To that end, NCCASA is releasing two RFPs for […]
Over the past two weeks, NCCASA has released two statements and a set of talking points, responding to the recent wave of survivors coming forward with accounts of sexual violence and the resulting consequences for those who have caused harm. One of these statements was released today, in response to the Alabama election and the […]
“This past month marks a watershed moment, when survivors of sexual violence and harassment have come forward using social media and the hashtag #MeToo to create a community of courage, encouragement, and belief. This moment is not an ‘upswing’ in reporting of sexual violence; it is the result of survivors who have continued to bravely […]
NORTH CAROLINA COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE IN WAKE OF NATIONAL ATTENTION TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT
Raleigh, NC– In recent months, growing national and worldwide conversations have brought the prevalence and pervasiveness of sexual violence and harassment to the forefront. From the outcry of those violated by people in positions of power in Hollywood and beyond to survivors using the hashtag #MeToo, people continue to courageously speak out. It is time […]
Wednesday November 29th 11:00am – 12:30pm News headlines frequently feature online predators, sexting, sextortion, and revenge porn. The role of technology in sexual assault is much broader than those soundbite topics. As technology has become woven into almost every aspect of our daily lives, it has also been woven into the dynamics of sexual assault. […]
The new NC Rape Prevention and Education RFA for the 2018-2021 grant cycle is currently open and is due October 19. You can access the materials on the NC DHHS website by following this link: http://www.injuryfreenc.ncdhhs.gov/preventionResources/SexViolence.htm. If you have any questions, please contact JP Przewoznik, Director of Prevention and Evaluation, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Last Friday the Department of Education announced major changes to the guidance on campus response and investigation of sexual misconduct and Title IX violations. The changes are a step backwards and will have real consequences for the students on our college campuses… Educational institutions have an obligation to prevent behaviors that contribute to hostile environments, […]
The North Carolina Campus Consortium (a project of NCCASA in partnership with NCCADV) and WAVE (Working Against Violence for Everyone) Student Planning Committee are thrilled to announce the third annual NC WAVE Student Summit (formerly known as the Campus SV/IPV Student Advocates Summit): a one-day summit focusing on students’ work to prevent and respond to sexual and intimate partner violence (SV/IPV) […]