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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 […]

NCCASA Stands in Solidarity

09/24/2015 | Agency News

with our member program Our VOICE in their tireless work to stand up against attitudes and actions that perpetuate rape culture, such as those of the owners of Waking Life Espresso in Asheville. We believe, alongside Our VOICE, that we can end sexual violence by promoting a culture of equality and respect, and by refusing […]

Rebecca Swofford

09/10/2015 | Agency News

Rebecca is our new Prevention and Evaluation Intern. Rebecca was born and raised in Durham, NC. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with minors in Sociology and Dance from Appalachian State University. She first discovered her passion for primary prevention and working towards ending sexual violence through her work on the Red Flag […]


09/1/2015 | Agency News

The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence is excited to announce their partnership with the National Sexual Violence Resource Center and Prevent Connect to increase visibility for sexual violence. This includes hiring staff and opening a shared office in Washington DC metro area.   The job description for an Operations Manager can be found here. […]

New NCCASA Public Service Announcement!

06/2/2015 | Agency News

Advocates are available all across North Carolina to provide free and confidential services to those impacted by rape and sexual assault. Community resources and information on ways to report can help you decide what happens next.  

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