City Council Highlights Persistence Of Domestic Violence From Harlem To Hollis

This morning, members of the City Council fanned out from Harlem to Hollis, raising awareness about domestic violence and resources and services available for survivors, as part of NYC Go Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat House Leaders Stand United To End Domestic Violence

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) was joined by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi; Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus; …

de Blasio Administration Launches “NYC Go Purple Day” New Domestic Violence Ad Campaign

In honor of NYC Go Purple Day, the de Blasio Administration today launched a new ad campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Harlem Domestic Violence Shelter Provides Safe Haven For Survivors’ Pets

When deciding whether or not to flee an abusive relationship, 48 percent of women choose not to leave out of fear of what may happen to their pets, according to Continue Reading →

Rangel And Community Leaders Wear Orange To Call An End To Gun Violence

Harlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents New York’s 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Harlem (Upper Manhattan) and parts of the Bronx, joined New York State Assemblyman Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Brooklyn’s Best Honors And Domestic Violence Month

By Keith L. Forests Brooklyn’s Best Honors (BBH) celebrated its first anniversary raising awareness and funding for a worth cause with a turn-up at Bedford Hall.

Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce $6.6 Mill To Support Domestic Violence Survivors

In honor of NYC Go Purple Day and National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Women’s Issues Committee Chair Laurie Cumbo announced $6.6 million in the Fiscal Year 2016 Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence Healing Conference at Harlem Hospital

The statistics are staggering. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds in the U.S.; 1 in 3 women and 1 Continue Reading →