The capacity of hospitals is likely to vary across the country as illness and hospitalizations continue to rise. Local programs should check in with their hospital partners to discuss protocol and plans for sexual assault forensic exams. Many hospitals are limiting the number of additional... more
Rural programs serving sexual assault survivors are increasingly turning to holistic approaches to healing. A holistic approach to healing from sexual assault can be a powerful way meet the needs of survivors. However, some holistic healing services can be culturally appropriative and... more
The National Resource Sharing Project Topical Meeting focused on Human Trafficking, June 23-24, 2015 in Atlanta, GA, brings together representatives of State and Territorial Sexual Assault Coalitions to enhance their capacity and exchange resources pertinent to the coalition’s role in responding... more
This Management Tip offers ten quick ways to improve your board meetings, and comes from Compass Point's Board Cafe, a great resource for questions big and small about your board:
When we think about the boards we're on, we usually think about the board meetings-which says a lot about the... more
For programs that are still able to offer in-person services, it is important to proactively communicate what the program is doing to keep people safe and what expectations the program has of survivors in helping meet that goal.
A sample client letter is available for download below.
This webinar explores IowaCASA’s successful model of incubating culturally specific organizations. The speakers are Mira Yusef, the Executive Direction of Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa, and Beth Barnhill, the Executive Director of the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault. IowaCASA has... more
How advocacy programs view and define sexual violence shapes their identity and impacts the concrete ways they offer services and speak to the community. This resource explores how by widening our view of sexual violence, we can open our doors to a wider diversity of survivors.