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NYSCASA AND NYSCCC STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE STATEWIDE REVIEW OF COMPLIANCE WITH EDUCATION LAW 129 B AND THE RESCINDING 2011 DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER AND THE 2014 QUESTION & ANSWERS ON TITLE IX AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE. On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, Governor Cuomo released the preliminary...

As an organization dedicated to advancing civil and human rights, eliminating gender-based violence, and advocating for survivors, the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault expresses a collective outpouring of outrage and sorrow at the “Unite the Right” white supremacist hate rally that occurred in...

The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault (the Alliance) and the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) are alarmed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s directive to review guidance that protects students’ rights. This review process, called notice-and-comment, is directed at a 2011...

Earlier today, the Trump Administration announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be rescinded, opening hundreds of thousands of young people to detention and deportation. The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) vehemently condemns this decision. In the coming weeks...

We the Board and staff of the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) stand with the LGBTQ+, Latinx, and all other groups who are marginalized due to their gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religious/cultural beliefs, disabilities, and other identities.  We stand with those...

Honoring People of Color Who are Victims of Crime Every year there is a national Crime Victim Rights Week which will be celebrated in New York on April 10-16 this year, during the annual national sexual assault awareness month. In fact, women of color are more likely...