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Thank You For Joining Us On All Survivors Day

Join The Alliance and The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) Sunday, Nov. 3 at state-wide rallies in front of three Connecticut cathedrals.

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“Give Victims Time” Bill Takes Effect Oct. 1

“Give Victims Time” Bill – The new bill was passed during the 2019 legislative session and is effective as of October 1, 2019. The new bill – which can be viewed in full here –  extends various deadlines for those who wish to report sexual violence and: Increases statute of limitations to 20 years from […]

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Calling For Accountability From Lyft and Uber

The Alliance was joined by Senator Richard Blumenthal in demanding further background checks and an accessible reporting system.

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Connecticut reaches “full reform” through efforts to end sexual assault kit backlog

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 […]

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Misleading Marketing Behind “DIY” Sexual Assault Kits

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.

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Tattoo Event & Fundraiser

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.

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Corazón Lastimado

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.

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A Time to Act

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.

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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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Proposed Title IX Changes Would Roll Back Protections and Harm Students

We stand in strong opposition to the proposed rules.

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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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Amanda and Katrina

Meet Our Spring 2018 Interns

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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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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Statement on Charlottesville

Read our statement condemning the acts of violence committed by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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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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