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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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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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Transforming Justice: A Training with Tiq and Kim Katrin Milan

This will be an in-depth look at the experience of sexual violence, emphasizing Black, Native and Latinx LGBTQ people.

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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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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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Apply now for the Gail Burns-Smith “Dare to Dream” Scholarship/Stipend

The Gail Burns-Smith “Dare to Dream” Fund was established in 2004 upon the retirement of former CONNSACS Executive Director Gail Burns-Smith to honor her 22 years of service dedicated to ending sexual violence.

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Where Do You Stand?

On February 18, 2014 CONNSACS will be offering two workshops for men to learn how they can be a part of the solution to prevent sexual violence at 10AM and 5:30PM.

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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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