Join us on November 10th, 2016 at the Dairy Arts Center as we celebrate our community’s progress in changing rape culture through the expression of local artists.

Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) and Mental Health Partners (MHP) invite you to attend the 10th annual Brave, Bold, & Beautiful fundraising event. 

A $30 ticket to the 10th annual Brave, Bold & Beautiful gives you a chance to:

  • Take a stand against “locker room talk” in our community
  • Watch amazing performances featuring local musicians, dancers and spoken word
  • Eat & Drink for free during our Happy Hour sponsored by Twisted Pine Brewing Co.
  • Bid on our Silent Auction – filled with goodies from local businesses
  • Celebrate our community’s effort and progress in ending sexual violence

All proceeds from this event will benefit MESA’s services, prevention education and community outreach initiatives.

***Performers will be announced soon!

Event page:


The Dairy Arts Center
2590 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302

Support the cause and join us at Brave, Bold & Beautiful 2016!


In light of recent developments in the presidential race, MESA Director Dr. Janine D’Anniballe, and MESA Prevention Coordinator Camilo Casas will hold an online discussion on the state of rape culture today. Join them for a conversation on the impact of media coverage on survivors, toxic masculinity, and prevention strategies that focus on cultural change.

When: Friday, October 14th, streaming from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. MST

We’d love to hear your questions, comments, and opinions.

Welcome to Moving to End Sexual Assault

Since 1972, Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA), a program of Mental Health Partners, continues to serve the community as the only rape crisis center in Boulder and Broomfield counties.

Our Mission:
We believe that every person has the right to live free of sexual assault.
We are moving to end sexual assault and the suffering it causes in our community.
We challenge all forms of oppression and recognize their connection to sexual violence.

We advance our mission through:
Client Services
We support the healing process for survivors of sexual assault through our 24-hour hotline, in-person support and advocacy, case management, and individual and group therapy. All of MESA’s client services are offered in Spanish and English.

Prevention Education
MESA’s prevention programs focus on shifting the culture that condones, normalizes and excuses sexual assault to one that is safe and free of all forms of sexual violence. We deliver programs of education, prevention, and bystander intervention in our schools, local agencies and businesses to increase awareness and reduce the occurrence of sexual assault.

Community Advocacy
In the spirit of social justice and healing, MESA is dedicated to increasing public awareness of sexual violence and its destructive impact on our community through activism. We call for change within our societal attitudes and responses to rape and sexual assault so that sexual violence is no longer tolerated.





LIVE! Today tune into KGNU to hear Dr. Janine D’Anniballe and Camilo Casas cover topics including sexual assault, its coverage in the media, rape culture, and prevention

  Tune in, TODAY at 3:00 p.m. MST to hear MESA’s Director of Trauma Services, Dr. Janine D’Anniballe, and MESA Prevention Coordinator, Camilo Casas, live on ‘Womyn Air’ radio KGNU Community Radio (88.5FM Denver+Boulder, 1390AM Denver, 93.7FM Nederland) with host Miriam Schiff. The show will be covering a wide-ranging conversation on sexual assault, its coverage in the […]

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