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 →

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018, so if you or someone you know has been a victim of family or partner violence, please call our hotline at 212.335.4308. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls For Reauthorization Of The Violence Against Women Act

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in support of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

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