For the Press

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

Advocates and Allies Kick Off SAAM with General Assembly Members

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

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Governor Malloy Pledges to Address Kit Backlog

Governor Malloy pledged to form a statewide, multidisciplinary working group to address Connecticut’s backlog of 879 sexual assault evidence collection kits.

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CONNSACS Releases the 2012 Campus Report Card

On January 17, 2013, CONNSACS joined college administrators, victim advocates, legislators, and educators at Trinity College for the release of the 2012 Campus Report Card.

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Advocates and Congressmen Call for Passage of the “Real” VAWA

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has been improving the response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking for nearly twenty years. VAWA, which was first passed in 1994 and subsequently reauthorized in 2000 and 2005, is a comprehensive legislative package that has brought together law enforcement, victim advocates, healthcare professionals, social service providers, and others to share information and use their distinct roles to improve community responses to violence against women.

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Successful Legislative Session Ends with the Passage of Bills to Benefit Survivors of Sexual Violence

The 2012 Connecticut legislative session ended on May 9, and CONNSACS is pleased to announce the passage of several pieces of legislation that will benefit survivors of sexual violence.

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The CONNSACS Annual Meeting & Breakfast

On April 27th, 2012, CONNSACS held its annual meeting at the Inn at Middletown. In attendance were Governor Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy, CONNSACS staff, member program representatives, and community allies. The meeting was an opportunity to elect the CONNSACS board, celebrate the work of sexual assault crisis services programs, and present awards to two […]

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Governor Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy: It’s Time to Talk about Sexual Assault

In a new public service announcement, Governor Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy discuss the urgent need for Connecticut residents to talk about sexual violence and to reach out for help if they have been assaulted.

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