Author: Joanne Zannoni

Do you have news for NYSCASA to share in our next digest? Email submissions with “Newsletter” in the subject line to Chelsea Miller, Communications Director, at cmiller@nyscasa.org.   Coalition News   Beyond the Breakthrough: 2019 National Sexual Assault Conference In August, two NYSCASA staff members attended the 2019 National...

—E Bjorkman and Chelsea Miller In August 2019, E Bjorkman (PREA Outreach Director) and Chelsea Miller (Communications Director) attended the National Sexual Assault Conference. This year’s theme, “Beyond the Breakthrough,” focused on ways to best support survivors who have long been overlooked by mainstream sexual assault services and critically examined the role of oppression in fostering sexual violence and determining who can access sexual assault services and what services are provided.

For Immediate Release: September 11, 2019 Contact: Selena Bennett-Chambers, Director of Public Policy, sbennett-chambers@nyscasa.org / Chelsea R. Miller, Communications Director, cmiller@nyscasa.org   NYSCASA Statement On At-Home Sexual Assault Kits NYSCASA cautions against the use of at-home sexual assault evidence collection kits and is deeply concerned by the creation and...

Do you have news for NYSCASA to share in our next digest? Email submissions with “Newsletter” in the subject line to Chelsea Miller, Communications Director, at cmiller@nyscasa.org.   Coalition News Advocates in Action: Campus Advocates of the Western NY Region Campus Advocates from the Western Region enjoyed their...

For Immediate Release: July 13, 2019; updated July 18, 2019 to include new sign-ons Contact: Selena Bennett-Chambers, Director of Public Policy / 518-482-4222 ext. 302; Chelsea R. Miller, Communications Director / 518-482-4222 ext. 300 See also: NYSCASA Statement on US Immigrant Detention: Close the Camps, Bear Witness, Reunite Families,...

  General Nature of Position The Grants Compliance Director has overall responsibility for ensuring NYSCASA and its grantees effectively fulfill funding requirements and expectations. This is a full-time, exempt position.   Qualifications The ideal candidate has strong project management skills, excellent attention to detail, and excels in building relationships. The...

  Announcements from NYSCASA   Statement on US Immigrant Detention: Close the Camps, Bear Witness, Reunite Families, and End the Violence [caption id="attachment_2935" align="alignright" width="291"] Madhuri Shukla, Immigration Detention Is Deadly, justseeds[/caption] As an organization committed to ending sexual violence while addressing oppression and injustice, NYSCASA condemns the violence and...

  General Nature of Position The Campus Projects Director is responsible for ongoing development of NYSCASA’s initiative that addresses improved communication between campus personnel, rape crisis advocates, local law enforcement, community partners, students, and county prosecutors to allow for a coordinated statewide and community specific response to...