Direct Action Event for SAAM

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Every year, April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 21-27 On April 23, NYSCASA is taking action But we need your help Join us. The statistics tell us that sexual assault and rape are incredibly common crimes.  More common than smoking in the US, the fact that over one in 6 women in New York State has been...
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Seeking Survivor Stories for SAAM

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Every year, April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is April 21-27 On April 23, NYSCASA is taking action But we need your help Join us. The statistics tell us that sexual assault and rape are incredibly common crimes.  More common than smoking in the US, the fact that over one in 6 women in New York State has been...
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SAAM event: Join us in Albany!

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            Support Survivors of Sexual Violence and Abuse! When: Tuesday, April 23rd, 11am-1pm Where: West Capitol Park Steps, Albany, NY Why: 100 to 1: The odds are against sexual assault survivors Who: New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault, Rape Crisis Programs, Survivors, Supporters, Allies, and Friends For More Information: See our previous post ...
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$9.1 Million More for Rape Crisis Programs!

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NEW YORK STATE FUNDING FOR RAPE CRISIS PROGRAMS The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault (Alliance) and the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) in tandem with a statewide workgroup of advocates (Susan Xenarios, Lindsey Crusan, Rachel Gregory, Randi Bregman, and Michael Polenberg) requested additional funds from the New York State Legislature in...
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Webinar on Understanding How Our Work is Impacted by Institutional Violence

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Date: September 15, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM EDT Duration: 2 hours Host(s): Josie McPherson Meeting Description: As the people who are charged with responding to sexual violence in New York State, our work is linked directly to law enforcement, criminal and family courts, health care, social work, to advocacy.  As acts of institutionalized violence against people of color...
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Call for Workshop Proposals

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Request for NYSCASA Conference Workshop Proposals NYSCASA is seeking proposals for a multi-day, multi-track statewide conference in Albany on March 29-30, 2016. We plan to offer a minimum of these four tracks: Social Justice; Self Care; Prevention; and Institutional Advocacy (campus, prison, military).We anticipate approximately 200 advocacy, health care, law enforcement, me...
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Webinar on Tech Safety

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Date: October 20, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM EDT Duration: 2 hours Host(s): Josie McPherson Meeting Description: The primary objective of this webinar is to increase the attendees’ understanding of and capacity for providing trauma informed, survivor centered services in a digital world. This training is designed to give participants an introduction to the ways in which ...
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Webinar on The School to Prison Pipeline

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Date: December 1, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM EDT Duration: 2 hours Host(s): Josie McPherson Meeting Description: Across the country, school systems are shutting the doors of academic opportunity and funneling children into the juvenile and criminal justice systems by using overly harsh discipline practices and increased use of law enforcement to address student misbehav...
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