Author Archives: Melissa Nosal

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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The Needs of African American Survivors of Sexual Assault

A new study focused on the distinct experiences, responses and needs of African American women who are victims and survivors of sexual assault.

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GBS SAFE Program 5th Anniversary Celebration

On January 26th, the Gail Burns-Smith Sexual Assault Forensics Examiner Program marked its 5th anniversary.

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Alliance Holiday Fun at the Governor’s Residence

Community members celebrated the season at our holiday reception, hosted at the Governor’s Residence.

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