Meet Jizelle Rae, Cohort 7 LEAP Fellow

Current Role and Organization Rape Crisis Center Manager at Tri-Valley Haven Why did you apply to be a LEAP Fellow? I applied to be a LEAP Fellow because I stand in solidarity against violence, uplifting and empowering the staff I work with and the survivors we support.I applied because I

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Join the LEAP Cohort 2022: Applications Now Open!

  While women of color leaders have been instrumental to the development of the movement to end gender-based violence, they are frequently met with barriers to professional growth and achievement in executive leadership positions. This underrepresentation of women of color leaders in the communities we serve, impedes our ability to

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Apply by March 17 for LEAP 2021-2022 Cohort!

Calling all leaders across the nation! When leadership emerges from within diverse communities, they are frequently met with barriers to growth and achievement. This in turn, impedes our ability to grow thriving, violence free communities. The California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) established the Leadership Education and Advancement for Professionals

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MAKING TIME FOR SELF-CARE

During my one-on-one coaching at the Leadership Education Advancement for Professional (LEAP), my coach recommended blocking two hours each week to take care of my well-being. This recommendation aligns with the concept that as a leader, one must need to be mentally and physically fit to take care of others.

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