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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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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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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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We Stand With Survivors

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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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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The Needs of African American Survivors of Sexual Assault

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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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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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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“It Happened Here” Documentary Screenings

A second documentary, “It Happened Here”, follows women from Amherst College, Vanderbilt University and the University of Connecticut who went public about how their schools mishandled their sexual assault cases. Screenings will be held on college campuses as part of the White House’s It’s On Us Campaign.

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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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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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