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MCASA|WOCN 2016 Conference -Through A Different Lens: A Focus On Special Populations

  The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) announces the opening of registration for its annual MCASA Women of Color Network (MWOCN) conference to be held from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016 at Bowie State University.  MWOCN strives to promote education, advocacy and leadership in communities in order to improve […]

MCASA Applauds Plans to Re-Introduce Bill Modernizing Maryland’s Rape Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MCASA Applauds Plans to Re-Introduce Bill Modernizing Maryland’s Rape Law Sexual Assault Victims Will Not Have to Physically Resist Silver Spring, Md., September 22, 2016 — Sexual assault victims would never be required to physically resist a rapist under legislation being proposed for Maryland’s 2017 legislative session.  Maryland’s current sexual assault statutes […]

MCASA in the News: Human Trafficking – Teachers Can Help Spot It

For young victims of human trafficking, observant teachers can serve as a critical lifeline. With a recent human sex trafficking case in Prince George’s County in the headlines, and schools statewide preparing for classes to begin, MCASA’s Executive Director, Lisae Jordan, Esq., spoke to the Public News Service about signs and symptoms of human trafficking that […]

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October 4, 2016

Guest Lecture at University of Baltimore-- Private

Location: University of Baltimore, 1420 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Description: The College Sexual Assault Project Attorney will speak to a UBalt Criminal Justice class about campus sexual assault and current sexual assault legislation in Maryland.

October 13, 2016

Wor-Wic Faculty and Staff Title IX Training-- Private

Location: Wor-Wic Community College, 32000 Campus Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804, USA

Description: This training for Wor-Wic faculty and staff will focus on the basics of federal and state sexual assault law, the role of faculty and how faculty should handle student disclosures, and bystander intervention 101.

October 25, 2016

MCASA's Baltimore Regional Campus Training

Location: University of Baltimore, 1420 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Description: This training will be open to campus investigators, police, administrators and staff, counselors, students, and advocates in the Baltimore Region area. The focus of the training will be sexual violence prevention and response on campus, with an emphasis on Investigation and Adjudication.

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