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.
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 →
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 →
The New Legacy Leaders’ 2015 Domestic Violence Healing Conference represents a powerful opportunity to provide the community, family, friends and colleagues with information they need to stop the rise of domestic Continue Reading →
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) has teamed up with Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to launch #NotAFan, a new campaign to address Continue Reading →
Black women face a disproportionate share of fatal domestic violence in America, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2011 Homicide Continue Reading →