She has had the privilege of collaborating and partnering with numerous community stakeholders, including community and state colleges, on implementing sexual violence prevention programs.
Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator Since 1996, Imelda has worked to end gender-based violence for various organizations in providing direct services, training, and advocacy.
Director of Prevention Services David Lee leads CALCASA’s team that provides training and technical assistance to California’s rape crisis centers on prevention activites.
He manages Prevent Connect, the nation’s leading online community to advance primary prevention of sexual and domestic violence.
Then moved to Sacramento, CA in 1987 where she became employed within the Hotel Hospitality Industry, and in Administration.
Villena joined CALCASA in September 2005 as an Administrative Assistant.
Her fellowship focused on teen dating violence and the educational system’s response to teen dating violence, sexual assault, and sexual harassment.