New York Woman To Run Across NY State For Domestic Abuse Awareness

This May, a Rockland County woman who was a victim of domestic violence will put her steps in motion to help bring light to a lesser-known form of abuse. Continue Reading →

The COVID-19 Crisis: Join Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s COVID-19 And Domestic Violence Hearing

This Friday, May 1st, 2020, the City Council Committees on Women & Gender Equity and Public Safety, chaired by Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Donovan Richards, will lead an oversight hearing on domestic violence during the pandemic. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Others Announce Funding For Sexual And Domestic Violence Orgs

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $2,400,000 in federal funding for four organizations in New York City that provide legal services to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Continue Reading →

Electeds Protects Victims Of Domestic Violence And Sex Crimes From Harlem To The Hudson

The Senate Democratic Majority will pass legislation today that will assist victims of domestic violence and sex crimes. Continue Reading →

Council Passes Legislation Mandating Long-Term Tracking Of City’s Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts

Today the City Council unanimously passed Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation mandating long-term, detailed reporting from the City on domestic violence across the five boroughs, and how the City is addressing the needs of survivors. Continue Reading →

Uptown Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa On Tragic Death Of Yuberkis Paulino

A man allegedly stabbed his former girlfriend to death on Tuesday before stabbing himself and leaping to his death from her sixth-floor apartment in Washington Heights, New York. Continue Reading →

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 Purple Day. Continue Reading →


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