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UPDATE: Safe Campus Act of 2015 (H.R. 3403)

The Safe Campus Act and the Fair Campus Act impose identical, onerous procedural requirements on the investigation of campus sexual assault by colleges and universities, and roll back the Department of Education’s guidance mandating that schools use a “preponderance of the evidence” standard of proof in campus disciplinary proceedings. The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) and the North-American Interfraternity […]

Help Sponsor MCASA’s Annual Legislative Reception!

The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) advocates for accessible compassionate care for survivors of sexual violence, provides guidance and training on preventing sexual assault, and works to hold offenders accountable. MCASA concentrates on public policy, education and prevention activities, and community outreach. The Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI), an MCASA program, offers direct legal […]

Frontline Fall 2015 Issue

In the field of sexual assault prevention and response, money is an often-discussed topic. Whether it’s a shortage of vital services due to under-funding or staff burnout due to low wages, it has long been a trueism that working to end sexual violence or helping survivors of that violence is not a financially lucrative field. […]

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December 2, 2015

PUBLIC WORKSHOP: Sexual Harassment (Education/Prevention)

Location: Randallstown Community Center 3505 Resource Dr, Randallstown, MD 21133

Description: Program: Sexual Harassment (Education/Prevention) Workshop

Date: Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Location: Randallstown Community Center 3505 Resource Dr, Randallstown, MD 21133

Details: Learn how to Avoid, Understand, Prevent, and Respond to Sexual Harassment in the workplace. Partnership (MCCR) Conducted by Glendora Hughes, General Counsel of the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights

For more information Please Contact the Baltimore County Human Relations Commission office at 410-887-5917 or email us at:


January 7, 2016

Adult/Adolescent Forensic Nurse Examiner Training Course

Location: Women’s Center at FMH Crestwood 2nd Floor Conference Center 7211 Bank Court, Frederick MD 21703

Description: This Maryland Board of Nursing-approved course is a structured 40 hour didactic course to train the experienced RN to perform forensic examinations on patients age 13 years and older. Some components include self-paced learning modules that are completed outside of the classroom setting. There is a clinical skills component of 40-60 hours that must be completed in addition to the didactic coursework in order to submit for the Maryland FNE-A certification. All participants must be present Jan. 7th, 8th, 28th, and 29th, 8:00 am-6:00 pm to receive a completion certificate.

Class size is limited. To register, please visit Course and materials are $350.

For questions about this training, please contact Pamela Holtzinger, RN, MSN, CEN, FNE A/P, SANE-A, SANE-P, Course Director, at or 240-566-3416

January 21, 2016

MCASA Annual Legislative Reception

Location: Harry Browne's Restaurant, 66 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401, United States

Description: Please join us for our Annual Legislative Reception. We will be honoring three individuals who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to ending sexual violence in Maryland.

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