10th Annual Laughter & Light: A Night of Comedy to Benefit the Alliance
We are excited to announce that ticket sales are OPEN for our annual Laughter & Light Comedy Show on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00). This is our 10th year of hosting this wonderful event. We are so pleased to partner with Gotham Comedy Club and to provide a space for professionals, advocates, allies, and friends to come together and laugh.
We’re thrilled to share that the evening will feature the talented and hilarious Nore Davis, Carmen Lynch, Frank Liotti, Chloe Hilliard, and more!
100% of the ticket proceeds will go towards supporting the Alliance’s core programs including prevention, training, survivor assistance, policy advocacy, and research.
November SAFE Alliance Quarterly Meeting & Training
Join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners to stay connected and strengthen your skills to advance in your profession. The NYC SAFE Alliance provides a forum for sexual assault forensic examiners to share information, expand skills, network, and connect. The next meeting/training will be held on Wednesday, November 7.
Fall 2018 NYS DOH Approved 40 Hour Course-Intro Level
This comprehensive, 40-hour SAFE certification course called, “The Assessment and Evaluation of Adult/Adolescent Survivors of Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Violence (Intro Level)”, trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate and prompt care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation. Upon completion of all course requirements, course participants will be able to use the Certificate of Completion in order to be certified as a SAFE with the NYS Department of Health. The course takes place this October 30th – November 2nd.
Yoga Series Designed Specifically for Survivors of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault
Join Exhale to Inhale and the Alliance for a one hour long yoga class series. Students will be invited to connect their mind and body through breath and movement. Classes will include breathing exercises, yoga poses and guided relaxation. We are currently still recruiting participants so please contact Ashleigh Andersen at email@example.com or 212-229-0345 ext. 302 if you are interested in participating! The upcoming group will be held at the Alliance offices.
The Alliance’s Monthly Podcast: Sex Talk Happy Hour
Welcome to Sex Talk Happy Hour, a podcast hosted by the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault. We hope you’ll subscribe and join us as we talk with amazing and brilliant people to talk about sex, sexuality, consent, violence, gender, gender norms, so on and so forth. Subscribe, and follow us on Instagram (@NYCAlliance) and/or on Twitter (@NYCAASA) and let us know what you want to hear about. Use our hashtag, #SexTalkHappyHour. Click the link above to be brought directly to the podcast’s iTunes page.
New episode: When Love Hurts — Taking Control Back
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and allies, advocates and survivors across the country are coming together to raise awareness and education.
In this episode, we speak to Jessica Sims, Ph.d., who wrote her dissertation on Stockholm’s Syndrome in victims of domestic and intimate partner violence. We also talk to Lorena Jiron, Esq., an Equal Justice Works fellow (Sponsored by Verizon and DLA Piper LLP) who works at Day One to talk about how to be supportive of someone who might be in an abusive relationship. As always, we also have our “Let’s Talk Sex!”, featuring Stephanie. If you want to be featured on “Let’s Talk Sex!” please email Jeenie at firstname.lastname@example.org.