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
With so many factors impacting our local, state, and national economy, it can be difficult to marshal a states worth of energy on the implementation of the new Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP), which was authorized in the Violence Against Women Act of 2005.
However, it is critical that... more
Its a familiar pattern: a coalition's Executive Director resigns, the board of directors appoints an interim director, and shortly thereafter they release a job announcement. At a basic level, these steps are all important in an agency's transition process. When an organization takes time to think... more
This toolkit from the National Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative focuses on key tools and skills for conducting community assessments in order to strengthen services for sexual assault survivors. It is written specifically for multi-service programs, but will be useful for most victim... more
Developing staff capacity is an ongoing activity that supports employees professional goals as well as furthers the organizations mission. It is important to start off right with new employees in order to successfully orientate, train, and retain qualified coalition staff. Hiring a new team member... more