A bill to extend the statute of limitations from five to twenty years since the date of the crime was passed during the 2019 legislative session and took effect Oct. 1, 2019. More coming…
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The Joyful Heart Foundation – a national organization working to end the backlog of untested sexual assault kits – announced that Connecticut has reached “full reform” of its sexual assault backlog. This means the state meets each of the organization’s six pillars of reform and now: 1) Counts untested sexual assault kits annually 2) Tests […]
The Alliance is joined by state Attorney General William Tong in questioning the development and marketing of “do-it-yourself” sexual assault kits to be sold online by companies such as MeToo Kits and The Preserve Group.
Phoenix Ink Tattoo will be hosting their second annual “Still Not Asking For It” event to fight the stigma survivors face within the tattoo community.
This art project seeks to highlight the voices of Latina, Latino, and Latinx survivors of sexual violence. Join us on April 18th and help us grow our collection.
Join us at UConn School of Law on January 15, 2019 for a conference focused on campus sexual assault prevention and intervention. Tickets are just $35.
We watched as Dr. Blasey Ford shared her testimony of a traumatic sexual assault before the Senate Judiciary Committee and millions of Americans.
Survivors, advocates and Senator Blumenthal called for a non-partisan and trauma-informed investigation of Dr. Blasey Ford’s allegations.
We collected artwork and poems from survivors who wanted to share their stories during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
The Alliance and CT Department of Public Health teamed up to host an information booth at the Legislative Office Building.
Staff and volunteers provided resources and collected petition signatures. Our executive director spoke during the rally.
Photos from our 5th Annual Breakfast are now online! Thank you to everyone who attended and supported our event.
Billboards are on display in Hartford, Waterbury and New Haven to promote our Where Do You Stand? Connecticut campaign.
Advocates, lawmakers and members of the general public came together for a special event and lobby day.
Ellie MacGregor, the 2016 Gail Burns-Smith “Dare to Dream” Fund Award Recipient, shares her success story.
The Alliance takes very seriously survivors’ need for safety, and acknowledge the fears of those who have been targets of bigotry and violence.
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!