We collected artwork and poems from survivors who wanted to share their stories during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
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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!
A scholarship or stipend will be granted to an individual who displays leadership and commitment to sexual violence prevention and victim advocacy.
A new study focused on the distinct experiences, responses and needs of African American women who are victims and survivors of sexual assault.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.