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Registration open for the NCCASA Spring 2016 Member Meeting!

04/25/2016 | Agency News

NCCASA is excited to announce that registration is open for our Spring 2016 Member Meeting! Funders are increasingly prioritizing service to “underserved communities”, and a number of local rape crisis centers recently were awarded VOCA and VAWA grants with this focus. Our funders aren’t the only ones prioritizing this topic- we know that increasing our […]

Responding to HB 2

03/24/2016 | Agency News

Yesterday HB 2 was passed and signed into law in North Carolina. This bill overrides a recently passed LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance in Charlotte, prevents local governments from enacting a range of nondiscrimination and employment policies, and requires all public facilities, including schools, to allow restroom access only on the basis of “biological sex”. This bill […]

NCCASA Hosts the Stalking Resource Center for “The Intersection of Stalking and Sexual Violence” Training

03/3/2016 | Agency News

It is with tremendous excitement that NCCASA is hosting the Stalking Resource Center for two trainings in Greensboro in March! This is an incredible training opportunity and should not be missed! For sexual assault and domestic violence advocates and allied professionals who work with sexual assault victims, please join us on Tuesday March 29th from 8:30am-4:30pm for “The Intersection […]

Purple Ribbon of Excellence Award Announcement!

02/23/2016 | Agency News

The Training and Education Committee of the North Carolina Domestic Violence Commission announces the inaugural Purple Ribbon of Excellence Award. The Purple Ribbon of Excellence recognizes programs exhibiting excellence in community education, outreach, and prevention related to domestic and sexual violence. The purpose of the award is twofold: 1) To convey appreciation and recognition upon […]

Safelight in Henderson County!

02/23/2016 | Agency News

In January 2016, Safelight was announced as the name for the newly combined agency in Henderson County serving survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. Their new mission is: “creating hope, healing lives, changing community”. From their new website: “We are a nonprofit agency that provides support for victims of interpersonal violence, sexual […]

Albemarle Hopeline Signs MOU for Sexual Assault Response Protocol

02/11/2016 | Agency News

On Tuesday, February 2nd, the region’s chief prosecutor and three top law enforcement officials joined the president of the hospital and the leader of the local rape crisis center in signing their names to a sexual assault response protocol. The protocol, which is 52 pages long, will serve as a guide for law enforcement, hospital […]

NC Advocates to Attend National Justice Ride in Oklahoma City to Support Holtzclaw Survivors

01/19/2016 | Agency News

For Immediate Release January 20, 2016 Contact: Tracy D. Wright,, (919) 871-1015 Raleigh, NC- On January 21, 2016, advocates from the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA) will attend the National Justice Ride in Oklahoma City along with hundreds of activists, artists, and community members of color from across the country to stand […]

North Carolina Campus Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Student Advocates Summit 2016

12/21/2015 | Agency News

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! The North Carolina Campus Consortium and Student Planning Committee are thrilled to announce the second annual student-led summit of its kind in North Carolina focusing on peer educator and student activist work to prevent and respond to sexual and intimate partner violence on North Carolina college campuses. The Summit is intended to be […]

Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

12/17/2015 | Agency News

The Justice Department’s gender bias policing guidance announced December 15, 2015, by Attorney General Loretta Lynch and was a joint effort by the following offices in the Department of Justice: the Office on Violence Against Women, the Civil Rights Division, and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). In partnership with law enforcement leaders […]

A job well done to the Wilson County SART!

11/6/2015 | Agency News

The team received local recognition for their diligence in developing a protocol that coordinates the response of several agencies and improves the quality of care and attention that each victim of sexual violence deserves. We send special thanks to Lynne White; Executive Director of the Wesley Shelter, and Donna Pridgen, the Sexual Assault Team Coordinator […]

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