Coalition News and Events

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     Seeking Candidates for NYSCASA Board of Directors NYSCASA is seeking candidates for its Board of Directors, including one...

—NYSCASA Staff   In 2019, NYSCASA staff had the privilege to attend a two-day training on cultural safety, presented by Seven Dancers Coalition in Akwesasne, also known as the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation. “Cultural safety” as a concept originated in the field of nursing education, specifically in New...

  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 Happy New Year from NYSCASA! Our work would not be possible without you, an extraordinary network of supporters,...

For Immediate Release: December 17, 2019 Contact: Selena Bennett-Chambers, Director of Public Policy, sbennett-chambers@nyscasa.org / Chelsea R. Miller, Communications Director, cmiller@nyscasa.org   NYSCASA Statement on Gov. Cuomo’s Proposal to Close the Rape Intoxication Loophole The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to close the ‘rape...

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   NYSCASA Is Hiring! NYSCASA is currently hiring for two full-time positions at our Albany office: Campus Projects Director ...

This year marks the 20th year of the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) as an annual event. TDOR was set aside to memorialize those who have been killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. TDOR serves several purposes: it raises public awareness of hate crimes...

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   NYSCASA Is Hiring! NYSCASA is currently hiring for two full-time positions at our Albany office: Campus Projects Director:...

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.