Tag Archives: Connecticut

Our New PSAs

The Alliance and CT Department of Public Health released their new public service announcements.

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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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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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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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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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CONNSACS Quarterly Prevention Meeting

September 8th, 2015, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. We will be discussing the Where Do You Stand? CT Campaign
and updates from the RPE meeting at the National Sexual Assault Conference.

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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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In Sexual Relations, No Substitute for ‘Yes’

This week, lawmakers will hear public testimony on making affirmative consent a state standard on CT campuses. CONNSACS intern, Meg Grant, speaks to the issue in today’s Hartford Courant!

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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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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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