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On Monday February 14, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law. There are three components to the law: This legislation allows those who are victims of child sexual assault to bring civil lawsuits up until their 55th birthday (as opposed to 23)....

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Greetings, book lovers!

During the month of April, the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault and rape crisis programs across New York State collaborate with community partners to raise awareness, host events, and provide resources about our services as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). We are hoping that your library or bookshop will support us by having a special collection of books on display!

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In this issue: NYSCASA's Survivor Survey SUNY's Got Your Back Comfort Bags NYS Legislative News Save the Date: NYSCASA’s 2020 conference Upcoming events, conferences, and trainings Useful reports, toolkits, and other resources Find out how to support NYSCASA and get involved [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width"...

In this issue of NYSCASA's Monthly Digest: Welcoming new staff to the NYSCASA team New York legislative updates NYSCASA's comments on the Department of Education's proposed Title IX changes Announcing April 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness Month theme, "I Ask" Upcoming conferences, in-person trainings, and webinars ...