Author Archives: Melissa Nosal

The Alliance Announces Leadership Transition

The search is underway for a new Executive Director of Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence.

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We Stand with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and All Survivors

We watched as Dr. Blasey Ford shared her testimony of a traumatic sexual assault before the Senate Judiciary Committee and millions of Americans.

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We Believe Dr. Blasey Ford

Survivors, advocates and Senator Blumenthal called for a non-partisan and trauma-informed investigation of Dr. Blasey Ford’s allegations.

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Identidad Latina Radio Discusses Sexual Violence

Sheryan Cancel discussed The Alliance and its services on Identidad Latina Radio.

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Academic & Business Communities Honor Our Board Leaders

Two of our Board members were honored for their community service and exemplary leadership.

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VRCCT Attorneys Join The Alliance

The Victim Rights Center of Connecticut will be joining us.

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Meet Our Summer 2018 Intern

We are excited to introduce our new summer intern, Brianna!

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6th Annual Breakfast Photos

Special thanks to everyone who supported our event!

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Voices of Survival

We collected artwork and poems from survivors who wanted to share their stories during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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SAAM Info Booths

The Alliance and CT Department of Public Health teamed up to host an information booth at the Legislative Office Building.

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Meet Our Spring 2018 Interns

Amanda and Katrina

We are excited to introduce two new spring interns: Amanda and Katrina.

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The Alliance Participates in the 2nd Annual Women’s March

Staff and volunteers provided resources and collected petition signatures. Our executive director spoke during the rally.

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3rd Annual Holiday Reception Photos

Photos are now viewable on our website and Facebook page. Happy holidays!

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Our New PSAs

The Alliance and CT Department of Public Health released their new public service announcements.

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#MeToo: Changing a Culture

Hundreds of thousands of stories about sexual harassment and assault are being posted online with the hashtag #MeToo.

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Welcome Summer 2017 Interns

We are happy to announce The Alliance has two new summer interns and one returning intern.

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5th Annual Breakfast Photos

Photos from our 5th Annual Breakfast are now online! Thank you to everyone who attended and supported our event.

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Survey on Offender Sentencing, Registry and Management

Connecticut residents are encouraged to share their experiences and concerns in an online survey.

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New Billboards Feature Connecticut Men

Billboards are on display in Hartford, Waterbury and New Haven to promote our Where Do You Stand? Connecticut campaign.

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SAAM Kick-Off and Lobby Day

Advocates, lawmakers and members of the general public came together for a special event and lobby day.

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An Update from the 2016 Dare to Dream Fund Recipient

Ellie MacGregor, the 2016 Gail Burns-Smith “Dare to Dream” Fund Award Recipient, shares her success story.

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2nd Annual Holiday Reception Photos

Photos from the holiday reception fundraiser are now available to view on our website.

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We Stand With Survivors

The Alliance takes very seriously survivors’ need for safety, and acknowledge the fears of those who have been targets of bigotry and violence.

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Where Do You Stand CT? A Call to Action

Men currently working in the field of sexual violence prevention will share their tools and techniques with other men throughout the state. Registration is open!

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Culturally Relevant Responses for Latinx Victims/Survivors

Advocates learned about some of the needs, barriers, and cultural dynamics when working with survivors of sexual violence in Latinx communities.

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Introducing The Alliance Interns of Summer 2016

The Alliance is excited to introduce three new interns that will be working with us over the next few months: Kristina, Olivia and Leann.

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Transforming Justice: A Training with Tiq and Kim Katrin Milan

This will be an in-depth look at the experience of sexual violence, emphasizing Black, Native and Latinx LGBTQ people.

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Advocates and Allies Kick Off SAAM with General Assembly Members

Ivonne Zucco, Executive Director of The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education

Advocates and allies gathered in Hartford on the National Day of Action to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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Radio La Bomba Discusses Sexual Violence in Latinx Communities

Radio La Bomba invites one of our Victim Advocates to discuss sexual violence in Latinx communities on the Morning Show with DJ Metrix.

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Dare to Dream Fund Now Accepting Applications

A scholarship or stipend will be granted to an individual who displays leadership and commitment to sexual violence prevention and victim advocacy.

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