Author: Deb Bonner

PRAIRIE CENTER AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT LAUNCHES RAISE THE BAR TO REDUCE HARASSMENT AT BARS AND NIGHT CLUBS

Springfield, IL (January 7, 2022) Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault (PCASA) announces the launch of a new bystander intervention program specifically aimed at reducing sexual violence in central Illinois bars and night clubs, Raise the Bar. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognizes sexual violence is a serious public health threat stating more […]

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Before You Swipe: The Realities Of Sexual Violence and Online Dating [Blog]

There is no doubt about it; we live in a digital age. With more than 8,000 dating apps worldwide, men, women, non-binary, and trans individuals are hoping to find love in the clouds. Almost 50 million people in the U.S. have tried online dating at some point. However, there are some serious considerations with this […]

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2nd Annual ParTEE for PCASA Golf Outing Scheduled for October 2nd [Press Release 8/4/21]

2nd Annual ParTEE for PCASA Golf Outing Scheduled for October 2nd   (Jacksonville, IL – August 4) The Second Annual ParTEE for PCASA will be held Saturday, October 2, 2021 at K’s Creek Golf Club & Kitchen 63, 1265 Sandusky Road, Jacksonville, IL 62650.   The event is a four person scramble with registration starting […]

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I’m The Change – Matt O’Shea Pledge [Video]

Thank you Matt and Mike O’Shea with O’Shea Builders in Springfield, IL takes the pledge to be the change and end sexual violence. Have you taken the pledge yet?

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Musicians for WAM 2021 [Video]

Local central Illinois musicians put on the red shoes to support Walk A Mile In Her Shoes. Thank you to David Shaw with Brandy Kristin & The Revival, Micah Walk with Micah Walk Music, Chris Camp with Chris Camp and His Blues Ambassadors, Ian Wick with The Shenanigans, and Dave Carter.  

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Turn Our Town Teal 2021 [Video]

So we did a thing!!! Staff and volunteers with Prairie Center Against Sexual Assault placed teal ribbons around downtown Springfield and Taylorville, Illinois for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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