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The Three Ways Trauma Traps You

The Three Ways Trauma Traps You
By Zach Rawlings, CCASA Guest Blogger In a past blog, I discussed three primary ways trauma can affect someone. Building on that, this blog will expand upon the explanation and understanding of trauma to include…

How I Became an Active Bystander

How I Became an Active Bystander
By Samantha Wickramasinghe, CCASA Blogger Being an active bystander is an important role when dealing with issues related to sexual violence.  As a teenager who grew up in Sri Lanka (the pearl of the Indian…

Top 10

Each year, the Annual Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference features a "Top 10" list spearheaded by CCASA's Executive Director, Erin Jemison, and this year was no different.  At this year's conference (that happened last week!),…

In the News (Mar. 22, 2014- Mar. 28, 2014)

In the News (Mar. 22, 2014- Mar. 28, 2014)
Another, less congratulatory, response, to the rape scene that appears in the movie version of Divergent (but not the book). Bitch magazine responds to the recent TIME and RAINN stances on rape and why it’s important to keep talking about rape culture. And,…

12 Ways TIME Got It Wrong

12 Ways TIME Got It Wrong
CCASA's response to TIME's "It's Time to End 'Rape Culture' Hysteria" 1) Yes, individual offenders should be held accountable for their crimes, AND they remain largely undetected and invisible in our society (never held accountable…