Announcements

Below you will find a rotating list of community announcements from our partners and colleagues in the field, ranging from local events and fundraisers to job and volunteer opportunities.

 

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Alliance Announcements

Post-Election Day Community Care Resource List

Our Social Media/Communications Manager Niki Cruz has compiled a list of helpful resources to aid us all in processing the outcome of the election and what it will mean for our work ahead. Be sure to keep tabs on our social media accounts where Niki will be posting additional resources throughout the week.

 

11th Annual Virtual Celebration of Excellence – Full Video Included!
The NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault held our 11th Annual Celebration of Excellence virtually on October 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Thank you to all who could join us for this virtual event where we honored your colleagues who have done exemplary advocacy work on behalf of survivors of sexual assault! The Annual Celebration of Excellence brings together the sexual assault community to honor and commemorate the winners of the Lydia Martinez Multidisciplinary Collaboration Awards. Thank you for helping us celebrate these extraordinary professionals and their stories of serving survivors of sexual assault. Please check out the link above to watch a video of the entire live event!

 

On May 6th, the U.S. Department of Education released its final rule mandating how
schools and higher education institutions address sexual violence under Title IX. If allowed to take effect, this rule will make schools more dangerous for all students and will make it easier for institutions to avoid responsibility for responding to sexual assault and harassment. In the midst of a global pandemic, the Department of Education has given schools just 100 days to adapt their policies, at a time when vulnerable populations are at greater risk and schools already need to adapt in order to meet this moment. Please click here to read the Alliance’s full statement on the adoption of this Title IX rule.

 

November 2020 Skills Lab
Skills Lab intends to help clinicians practice as Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners in New York State. In order to become a NYS certified SAFE Examiner, healthcare providers must complete the NYS Department of Health didactic course as well as a supervised preceptorship experience.

 

Announcing the Alliance Legal Services Program – Now Accepting Clients

We are thrilled to announce that the Alliance Legal Services Program (ALSP) is now accepting clients. ALSP works to address the critical legal needs of survivors of sexual assault by providing in-house legal consultations, representation, and referrals in issues that may arise in the aftermath of trauma. Find out more about our services and eligibility criteria here and please reach out to us with any questions at 212-229-0345 Ext. 326 or Legalsupport@svfreenyc.org.

 

Webinar Audio: Working with Childhood Sexual Abuse

Listen to the audio of a training to recognize, respond and prevent childhood sexual abuse, and work with survivors. Presenter Ireen Ninonuevo, LCSW, specializes in the trauma treatment and prevention of child sexual abuse, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.

Events

Advocate Training Announcement  —  New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
The Victim Intervention Program’s advocates assist survivors of sexual assault, family and intimate partner violence in the emergency department of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Volunteers must complete a 40 hour training program. Interested in learning more? View the full information by clicking the above link.

 

Become a Certified Volunteer Rape Crisis Counselor and Domestic Violence Advocate!  —  DOVE, New York Presbyterian Hospital
The DOVE Program is recruiting dedicated students and professionals to work with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault as On–Call Volunteer Advocates. Volunteers must complete a 40-hour training in its entirety. If your share our commitment to social justice in healthcare, we look forward to hearing from you!

For Survivors and Allies

Support Group: Healthy Self, Heal-Thy Self  —  CONNECT
Intimate partner abuse can create situations where women feel isolated, trapped and confused about their experiences. This is a 12-session support group for survivors of intimate partner violence beginning on November 2nd. Register now by clicking the title!

 

Sister Circle: For Female Survivors Over Age 18  —  Black Women’s Blueprint

Speak your truth. We will listen. Sister Circle is a free healing/counseling group for female survivors over the age of 18.

 

Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Assault – Only a Few Spots Left!  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault
In this group virtual setting, survivors of sexual violence come together to connect with each other, share their experiences, and receive/provide support in an empowering process. The 8-week program begins on Tuesday, October 20th and all genders are welcome. There are only a few spots left so if you’re interested, check out the full flyer with details on how to register.

Job Opportunities

Grant Writer Consultant  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

 

Director Of Development  —  CONNECT

 

Director of Children’s Services  —  Steps to End Family Violence