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Raising Awareness About ‘Court-Ordered Rape’

06/3/2019 | Agency News

NCCASA was contacted by a survivor who has been working with attorneys, advocates, and academics to raise awareness and bring an end to a traumatic practice referred to as ‘court-ordered rape,’ or invasive gynecological exams that survivors of sexual assault are ordered to endure in the course of proceedings against their perpetrators. Villanova University Professor […]

Direct Services to Survivors of Human Trafficking

04/4/2019 | Agency News

NCCASA, with the assistance of local host, Hyde County Hotline, is pleased to offer a day-long training opportunity: Direct Services to Survivors of Human Trafficking. This training is designed to better prepare those coordinating and providing direct services to survivors of human trafficking, to include advocates, case managers, program directors, outreach specialists, mentors, and related program or […]

2019 NCCASA Biennial Conference: Day One Keynote Speaker: Loretta J. Ross!

03/4/2019 | Agency News

Loretta Ross is a Visiting Associate Professor in Women’s Studies at various colleges teaching “Reproductive Justice Theory and Practice” and “Race and Culture in the U.S.”. She started her career in the women’s movement in the 1970s, working at the D.C. Rape Crisis Center. She was a co-founder and the National Coordinator of the SisterSong […]

Register for the 2019 NCCASA Statewide Conference

02/19/2019 | Agency News

This year our theme – ‘Movement and Momentum: The Energy and Strategy to Push Us Forward – recognizes the vibrational shift in our social landscape following the explosion of campaigns such as #TimesUp and the #MeToo movement. We have momentum, but what does this mean for where the movement goes, and who it centers? What […]

NCCASA Request for Applications for SASP FY 19-20

02/11/2019 | Agency News

NCCASA is now accepting SASP applications for the funding period of October 1, 2019-September 30, 2020! The purpose of SASP is to help support rape crisis centers and other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations or tribal programs that provide core services, direct intervention, and related assistance to victims of sexual assault. Awards of up to $22,167 will […]

To Be Young, Gifted, and Black…and Gay

01/30/2019 | Agency News

“If they come for me in the morning they will come for you in the night” Angela Davis NCCASA Response to Jussie Smollet’s Attack Everyone should be born free and equal in dignity and rights but that is easier said than done. Yesterday’s events were a reminder of that ever present reality.  Yesterday the news […]

Staff Corner: Thoughts from Christy

01/2/2019 | Agency News

I was at a recent gathering of crisis workers when the topic of conversation switched to self-care. With enthusiasm, each of the attendees began to tell us their favorite activities. “I do yoga after work most weekdays!” “I’m in a book club with a handful of friends.” “I like going hiking when the weather’s nice.” […]

Staff Service Day

12/21/2018 | Agency News

Each year, NCCASA’s staff come together to provide work hours in service to a worthy cause, and on Tuesday, December 12, we spent the morning helping get Wrenn House in downtown Raleigh sparkly clean! Wrenn House is a project of Haven House, and offers short-term housing to youth ages 10-17 experiencing homelessness. We enjoyed getting […]

Sexual Assault 101

12/12/2018 | Agency News

NCCASA, with the assistance of local host, Family Services of the Piedmont, is pleased to offer a one-day training opportunity for those who want to enhance their skills in the delivery of services to victims of sexual violence. The training will be held on Tuesday January 8th in Jamestown, NC (Guilford County). The training will be from […]

This #GivingTuesday Help Improve the Response to Sexual Violence – Give to NCCASA

11/27/2018 | Agency News

For many survivors of rape and sexual assault and the countless number of advocates in our state doing anti-sexual violence work, this has been an exceptionally upsetting and potentially triggering year with the recent and ongoing national conversation on sexual violence. Now more than ever the nation is focused on an issue that many in […]

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