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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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May 7, 2020

You Are The Tool

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this year’s theme is “Tools 2 Thrive”. For the last 71 years, through media, local events and screenings, Mental Health America has led…

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May 1, 2020

NCCASA Announces the Release of the 2021 Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) Grant

The North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault is now accepting applications for the funding period of January 1, 2021- December 31, 2021. The purpose of SASP is to help support…

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April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

NCCASA will be updating the documents below as more information comes in about COVID-19 and how it affects NC's community and agencies. COVID-19 Services & Resources This drive features resources…

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April 23, 2020

NCCASA & CACNC LGBTQ+ Webinar Series

NCCASA and CACNC are delighted offer a 2-part webinar series to help rape crisis and child advocacy centers to better support LGBTQ clients and families. Part one, LGBTQ+ 101, is…

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April 2, 2020

“I ASK” SAAM2020: What is it you “ask” for?

What a wonderful way to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with NCCASA by hearing from one of the newest staff members! My name is Erica Blackwood and I am…

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