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Sex Trafficking and SARTs

Guest Blog by Sarah Florman | Trafficking Policy Coordinator at SVJI @MNCASA The issue of sex trafficking has received significant attention in the past few…

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault Statement on George Floyd, Systemic Racism, and Police Violence

On May 25, George Floyd was killed by police in South Minneapolis. His death is an unspeakable tragedy—an injustice that cannot go unanswered. We believe…

SARTs and Prevention: Spectrum of Prevention and Systems-Change

In our April webinar, we talked about how teams need to have a shared understanding of prevention. As with many other terms (like success and trauma-informed),…

SARTs and Prevention: 4 Key Considerations

One of the questions that I hear often from teams is, “How can we do prevention within our work?” For a long part of my…

Prevention and SARTs: Introduction

Recently, we here at the Sexual Violence Justice Institute hosted the webinar SARTs and Prevention: Considerations for Team Leaders. I wanted to pull from that…

SARTs in Times of Crisis: Responding to Sexual Violence during COVID-19

I am writing this during the first week of mandatory work-from-home, put in place as a precautionary measure for the current Coronavirus pandemic that is…

Following Up (After the Meeting Ends…)

After the meeting, it is important for the coordinator to send out meeting information, such as minutes, key decisions, or trainings/events, in a timely manner.

COVID-19

Due to growing concerns around the COVID-19 virus and out of an abundance of caution, MNCASA office staff will work remotely from March 16, 2020…

Running the Meeting (Facilitating)

So you have created an agenda and figured out the time and place (as discussed in previous blogs). Now it is time for the meeting!…