Two of our Board members were honored for their community service and exemplary leadership.
The Victim Rights Center of Connecticut will be joining us.
We are excited to introduce our new summer intern, Brianna!
Special thanks to everyone who supported our event!
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.
We are excited to introduce two new spring interns: Amanda and Katrina.
Staff and volunteers provided resources and collected petition signatures. Our executive director spoke during the rally.
Photos are now viewable on our website and Facebook page. Happy holidays!
The Alliance and CT Department of Public Health released their new public service announcements.
We are happy to announce The Alliance has two new summer interns and one returning intern.
Photos from our 5th Annual Breakfast are now online! Thank you to everyone who attended and supported our event.
Connecticut residents are encouraged to share their experiences and concerns in an online survey.
Billboards are on display in Hartford, Waterbury and New Haven to promote our Where Do You Stand? Connecticut campaign.
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Advocates, lawmakers and members of the general public came together for a special event and lobby day.
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Ellie MacGregor, the 2016 Gail Burns-Smith “Dare to Dream” Fund Award Recipient, shares her success story.
Photos from the holiday reception fundraiser are now available to view on our website.
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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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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Advocates learned about some of the needs, barriers, and cultural dynamics when working with survivors of sexual violence in Latinx communities.
The Alliance is excited to introduce three new interns that will be working with us over the next few months: Kristina, Olivia and Leann.
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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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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On January 26th, the Gail Burns-Smith Sexual Assault Forensics Examiner Program marked its 5th anniversary.
Community members celebrated the season at our holiday reception, hosted at the Governor’s Residence.