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C.A.T.I.F. ‘Pay it Forward’ Fundraiser Coming Up Friday, November 2, 2018

October 23, 2018, Chicago Tribune Celebrating All That Is Feminine (C.A.T.I.F.) will host their yearly fundraiser to benefit Home of the Sparrow and the Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (NWCASA). ———– Northwest suburban-based charity C.A.T.I.F. (Celebrating All That Is Feminine), will host their yearly ‘Pay it Forward’ fundraiser at Lamplighters Tavern and Grill on the [...]

Northwest CASA Receives Grant Funds from United Way of Greater McHenry County

Northwest CASA is pleased to announce it has received a $13,000 grant from the United Way of Greater McHenry County on July 1, 2018. These funds will support the counseling, bi-lingual counseling, and advocacy services for survivors of sexual violence in McHenry County. The grant enables Northwest CASA to provide more counseling and help eliminate our [...]

End sexual violence in culture of respect

Daily Herald: May 7, 2018 With the month of April at an end, we’d like to thank the many communities who participated in the 2018 Sexual Assault Awareness campaign, raising public awareness and educating communities. The term sexual assault refers to…keep reading

Northwest CASA on STEWS NEWS Star 105.5 McHenry County

“NW CASA will have a strong presence at two upcoming educational sessions on sexual violence. The first session is Take Back The Night and the second is Break The Silence, both at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois. NW CASA’s prevention educator joins me for my continuing series of public affairs shows in April [...]

Collaboration is the name of the game for United Way of Greater McHenry County

March 25, 2018 Northwest Herald Two years ago in May, I had the privilege of joining the United Way of Greater McHenry County team. I had spent most of my professional career out of the county, which, as some of you know, is quite different from working in our local community. Although we’ve all heard [...]

2 Investigators: State Police Lab May Need Two Years To Catch Up On Rape Kits

CBS Chicago October 30, 2015 The Illinois State Police Crime Lab has a huge backlog of untested rape kits that could take two years to reduce, the 2 Investigators have learned…Click Here for the full story including an interview with Northwest CASA Counselor & CARE Center Counseling Services Manager, Shelley Pier.

Men walk mile in heels to raise awareness for sex violence against women

WGN Chicago October 4, 2015 EVANSTON, Ill. — Through the cheers and high fives in Evanston, Ill., it was the men in heels on the ground getting the attention. It is the cause that brought these men here today: a lighthearted event shedding light on a dark subject, raising money for the Northwest Center against [...]

Evanston P.D. Personnel to Participate in Upcoming “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”

September 29, 2015 On October 4th, 2015 Chief Eddington along with members of the Evanston Police Department, will be taking part in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes ® walk event hosted by Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault.  Chief Eddington will be on hand to talk about the importance of awareness for such a cause.  [...]