CALCASA hosts National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) in Los Angeles

Aug 27, 2015, 11:47 ET from California Coalition Against Sexual Assault

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC) will be held in Los Angeles on September 2-4, 2015. NSAC 2015 is hosted by the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) and co-hosted by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). Featured plenary speakers to include: Valerie B. Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama; Jackson Katz, Co-Founder, Mentors in Violence Prevention; Mónica Ramírez, Founder, Justice for Migrant Women; and speakers featured in recent films showcasing sexual violence, "The Hunting Ground" and "Rape on the Night Shift".

WHEN: September 2, 2015
9:00 – 10:30 am

September 3, 2015
9:00 – 10:30 am

September 4, 2015
10:45 am12:30 pm

WHERE: Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles

WHY: NSAC is the premier annual gathering for sexual assault advocates, prevention practitioners, survivors, students, activists, and allied professionals for advanced trainings on the topics of campus sexual assault, primary prevention programming, sex trafficking, and rape in detention.  Over 1,500 attendees are expected to attend over 100 workshop options.

ACCESS: Press passes available upon request.

Shaina Brown - Public Affairs + Communications Manager, CALCASA
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CALCASA is the only statewide organization in California whose sole purpose is to promote public policy, advocacy, training, and technical assistance on the issue of sexual assault. CALCASA convenes statewide and national conference and its primary membership is composed of the 84 rape crisis centers and rape prevention programs in California.
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SOURCE California Coalition Against Sexual Assault