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Diversity in Sexual Assault Response Teams

By Fatima Jayoma Welcome to the Rural Realities Blog! This blog centers around the theme of team diversity. Team diversity is one of the internal…

Minnesota Becomes First in the Nation to Establish an Office of Missing and Murdered Black Women and Girls

Media Statement: Minnesota Becomes First in the Nation to Establish an Office of Missing and Murdered Black Women and Girls Task force and community leaders…

Action Alert: Contact Legislators in Support of Crime Victim Services Funding

Negotiations in the public safety conference committee are beginning and we need your help NOW to contact House and Senate leadership and public safety committee…

Exam Billing Reform Is Overdue for Victims/Survivors and Care Providers

Over the weekend, the Star Tribune Editorial Board published a piece in support of MNCASA-backed legislation to create a state fund and…

April Proclaimed Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Minnesota

Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed April 2023 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in Minnesota! Sexual Assault Awareness Month is focused on raising awareness about…

Watch: MN lawmaker pushes for Office of Missing and Murdered Black Women and Girls

Minnesota State Rep. Ruth Richardson went on Good Morning America to discuss legislation that would establish the Office of Missing and Murdered…

Urgent Action Needed: Contact the Public Safety Committee and Ask Them to Pass A 90 Day Sexual Assault Kit Testing Timeframe

We need your help to pass HF2034—legislation that will mandate a 90 day sexual assault kit testing window! The prompt testing of sexual…

MNCASA Responds to Roe V Wade Decision

The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v Wade is an egregious injustice. This decision impacts the wellbeing and…

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault Statement on Reproductive Justice and Sexual Violence

Tuesday, May 3, 2022: MNCASA believes that reproductive justice is a fundamental human right: the right to bodily autonomy, the right to safe and affordable…

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault Statement on Anti-Asian Violence in Fulton County, Georgia

Dear Community, Yesterday, eight people were killed and several more wounded in shootings at Asian American-owned businesses in Fulton County, Georgia. Six of the…