The Alliance, DOC, CSSD, and the Connection held a day-long training for advocates, parole and probation officers and treatment providers.
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CONNSACS celebrated our official NEW NAME, Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence, with a special cake.
September 8th, 2015, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. We will be discussing the Where Do You Stand? CT Campaign
and updates from the RPE meeting at the National Sexual Assault Conference.
Join the conversation about how men can help to prevent sexual violence!
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, CT
Corazón Lastimado, or Healing the Wounded Heart, is a survivor art project that seeks to highlight voices of Latin@ survivors of sexual violence.
CONNSACS staff members traveled to Atlanta in May to participate in an intensive two-day Evaluation Institute, hosted by Safe States and the American Public Health Association.
WOCCASA holds a retreat annually to allow members a chance to take a step back from their daily tasks and focus on working purposefully in the anti-sexual violence movement with an anti-oppression framework.
This training introduced advocates to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act and the types of facilities and programs in their community that house or serve incarcerated and formerly incarcerated persons.
CONNSACS is working with DCF, SDE, advocates and community members to create a statewide sexual violence prevention plan that will be implemented in grades K-12 across Connecticut.
Governor Malloy pledged to form a statewide, multidisciplinary working group to address Connecticut’s backlog of 879 sexual assault evidence collection kits.
Read about legislation that affected sexual assault victims and survivors in the 2015 Connecticut Legislative Session
Ilsa Knecht (Joyful Heart Foundation) and Natasha Alexenko (Natasha’s Justice Project) came to CONNSACS to share their experiences in setting up a trauma informed protocol for victim notification.