Consent 101

What is Consent? Consent is a informed, enthusiastic, freely-given ‘yes’. Sexual contact without consent is sexual assault. Sexual consent is often a hot topic in our culture, and debates of what is consensual and what is not often turn fierce. But it doesn’t have to be that complicated. Think of […]

The NFL…Again?

In case you haven’t gotten enough NFL scandals recently, they thought they’d add one more to the list. The files from the assault case involving Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy were released. They include some pretty gruesome photos of what happened that night. Last year, the NFL star was […]

CASA Quilters’ and Crafters’ Retreat

Prices and Details: Cost: $225 Deposit: $25 non-refundable. Please make checks to: CASA of the Eastern Sierra PO Box 697 Bishop, CA 93515 Attn: Retreat Accommodations include: Cabins: 2 and 3 bedrooms – each cabin can sleep 6 – 12 persons large furnished living room bathroom with shower cabins have […]

Why Art?

Wild Iris is partnering with A Window Between Worlds to use art to transform trauma, creating a life changing space for safety, connection and healing. Through art workshops, survivors of domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault express feelings and reclaim their sense of power and self-worth. As they draw, […]

Smokin’ Fall Fundraiser

Eating Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf for a Good Cause? I don’t know about you, but this dinner fundraiser to benefit Wild Iris, St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, and Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Eastern Sierra sounds pretty great to me! Date: October 25, 2014 Time: 5pm to 8pm Location: Tri County […]

Foster Parenting

Why Become a Foster Parent? There’s a critical need for foster homes throughout Mono County. Currently, there are only two foster homes in the whole county. We definitely need more homes to help children remain in their communities and not placed in an out of County homes, far from all […]

Denim Day 2014

Denim Day is sponsored by Wild Iris and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA) to enlist public support to dispel harmful attitudes about rape. The Denim Day campaign began in 1999 with CALCASA and LACAAW, the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women, as part of an international protest […]

The Clothesline Project

Wild Iris will be displaying the Clothesline Project this April in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month The Clothesline Project is a display that offers a voice to those affected by domestic and sexual violence and is a powerful exhibit of personal testimonies of the violence which plagues all of […]