June 30, 2020

State Legislative Update: July 2020

Early Friday morning, the General Assembly adjourned for a couple of weeks, holding no vote sessions for the next couple of weeks with the expectation that the chambers will return…

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June 26, 2020

Support Chrystul Kizer

  Far too often, survivors of violence -- especially Black women and girls -- are punished for defending themselves. Chrystul Kizer has been jailed for nearly 2 years for killing…

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June 19, 2020

Outreach, Awareness, and Prevention

If we want to evaluate our sexual violence programming for effectiveness, we have to be clear about: 1) Our goals and associated outcomes; 2) What strategies we hope to use…

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June 11, 2020

Helping Kids Stay Safe Online

Summer is coming and given the current trajectory of COVID-19, more students might be given the option to do school online this fall. With this reality -- more free time,…

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June 5, 2020

NCCASA Statement on the Murder of George Floyd and Protests

To our member agencies, community partners, and our most treasured stakeholders, the survivors of sexual abuse and assault, who we hope to support and whose painful, lived experiences we hope…

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June 3, 2020

Creating LGBTQ-Friendly Workplaces

As a whole, our movement to end sexual violence is more intentionally LGBTQ-friendly than most fields. Our prevention resources from the CDC name risk factors for sexual violence that include…

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June 2, 2020

Mental Health and Rethinking Coping Strategies

In the midst of COVID-19, there’s a lot of talk about self- care, managing stress, and coping with quarantine. It’s great to see these messages and gentle reminders for folx…

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May 15, 2020

Ally Versus Accomplice

Allies? Accomplices? What does that mean?   “An ally will mostly engage in activism by standing with an individual or group in a marginalized community. An accomplice will focus more…

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May 15, 2020

NCCASA Stands with Breonna Taylor

In early March, police executed a no-knock search warrant at the apartment of Louisville EMT Breonna Taylor. The search warrant was written for a home 10 miles away for a…

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May 8, 2020

Ahmaud Arbery Statement

Ahmaud Arbery Statement As anti-sexual violence advocates, we know that the history of sexual violence in this country is inextricably linked with the history of racism and anti-Black violence. We…

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