Articles with keyword "Domestic Violence"

CEO Ariel Zwang's NYTimes Letter to the Editor on SCOTUS Ruling

Posted on: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Keywords: Domestic Violence, Ariel Zwang

Domestic Violence RulingThe Opinion Pages New York TimesApril 1, 2014To the Editor:Re “Sweeping Ruling on Domestic Violence” (news article, March 27):As the country’s largest victim services organization, serving many thousands of survivors of domestic violence each year, Safe...

Bronx Court Leads Game-Changing Program for Survivors of Domestic Violence in New York State

Posted on: Thursday, November 14, 2013

Keywords: press release, domestic violence, courts

The Domestic Violence Online Petition Program will save hundreds of hours of time that victims would have spent waiting in court to file an Order of Protection, New York’s term for a restraining order. Safe Horizon, the largest victim assistance...

VIDEO: Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang on MSNBC's NewsNight with Tamron Hall

Posted on: Monday, November 4, 2013

Keywords: msnbc, domestic violence, video

"She's maybe deciding whether it's better to stay or to be homeless." Ariel Zwang discusses the incredibly difficult choices made by victims of domestic violence.   http://www.msnbc.com/newsnation/watch/leaving-an-abusive-relationship-61167171963 

Pix11 Interviews Safe Horizon's Liz Roberts on Domestic Violence and the Resources Available to Those Facing Abuse

Posted on: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Keywords: Liz Roberts, Domestic Violence, Hotlines

Help Me HowardHe’s still out there: Search continues for man who viciously carved up his wife breitling replica replica watches Howard ThompsonPix11July 10, 2013  Dartanyan Kingsberry is still out there. On June 28th he slashed his wife, Jennifer Altman, so viciously...

Village Voice Features Safe Horizon’s Liz Roberts After Release of NYC Domestic Violence Homicide Statistics

Posted on: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Village Voice, Liz Roberts, Domestic Violence, Homicide

New Numbers On Domestic Violence-Related Murders in New YorkBy Emily GogolakApril 10, 2013At the end of last year, city officials announced that New York saw the lowest number of murder victims in 2012 in over 50 years. A new report...

The Huffington Post Features Op-Ed by Safe Horizon’s Ariel Zwang on the Launch of the NO MORE Campaign

Posted on: Friday, March 15, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Huffington Post, NO MORE, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

NO MORE: Putting An End To Domestic Violence Once And For AllBy Safe Horizon CEO Ariel ZwangWhile we are absolutely, truly delighted that President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act last week, it's also clear that the legislation never...

Safe Horizon Supports the Launch of NO MORE - a New National Symbol for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Posted on: Thursday, March 14, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, NO MORE, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013, Safe Horizon, along with other major domestic violence and sexual assault prevention organizations across the U.S., joined forces with corporate leaders, branding experts, celebrities, athletes and advocates to launch the first unifying branding symbol for...

HOT 97’s Street Soldiers Discusses Domestic Violence with Safe Horizon’s Juanito Vargas

Posted on: Friday, March 8, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Juanito Vargas, HOT 97, Street Soldier, Lisa Evers, Domestic Violence

On Sunday, March 3, HOT 97, the largest urban radio station in the U.S., featured Safe Horizon’s Associate Vice President of Community Programs and Hotlines, Juanito Vargas, on its Public Affairs show, Street Soldiers. The focus of the piece surrounded...

Crane & Canopy and Safe Horizon Join Together to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence and Give the Gift of “A Safe Night’s Sleep”

Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Crane & Canopy, Domestic Violence, Shelters

Crane & Canopy, an innovative online home décor company, announced today a partnership with Safe Horizon, the largest domestic violence victims’ services provider and shelter network in the U.S. Crane & Canopy joins Safe Horizon’s effort by giving victims of...

Safe Horizon’s Liz Roberts and Avaloy Lanning Featured on 106.7 Lite FM

Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Liz Roberts, Avaloy Lanning, 106.7 Lite FM, WLTW NY, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking

On Sunday, February 24, 106.7 Lite FM, WLTW NY featured an interview with Safe Horizon’s Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts and Avaloy Lanning, Senior Director of the Anti-Trafficking Program. The interview highlighted how Safe Horizon assists survivors of domestic violence...

Safe Horizon Board Member Sil Lai Abrams Featured as Domestic Violence Activist on WABC Eyewitness News’ Here and Now

Posted on: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Sil Lai Abrams, ABC, Eyewitness News, Here and Now, Domestic Violence, Relationships, Media

Safe Horizon Board Member Sil Lai Abrams was featured on WABC Eyewitness News’ Here and Now, a weekly one hour program dedicated to covering the issues and interests of the African-American community in the New York tri-state area. Sil Lai...

Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts Discusses Emotional Abuse with CBS News’ Crimesider

Posted on: Monday, January 7, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Liz Roberts, CBS, 48 Hours, Crimesider, Karina Ditto, David Ditto, Emotional Abuse, Domestic Violence

"48 Hours": In the case of David and Karina Ditto, emotional abuse ended in violence.  By Julia Dahl January 5, 2013  When David Ditto called 911 on March 12, 2011 to report that his wife, Karina, was unconscious and bleeding...

Safe Horizon’s Liz Roberts Discusses Decline in Intimate Partner Violence & Importance of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

Posted on: Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence, Liz Roberts, Intimate Partner Violence, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Violence Against Women Act

U.S. Violence Data Bolsters Case for Passing VAWA.  The lame-duck Congress has two weeks left to renew the Violence Against Women Act. Safety advocates say new data about a stunning drop in intimate-partner violence is good reason for lawmakers to...

Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts Discusses Hurricane Sandy Impact on Domestic Violence Victims and Shelters with BuzzFeed

Posted on: Thursday, November 15, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence, Hurricane, Sandy, Liz Roberts, Shelters, Victims, Hotline, Buzzfeed, Storm

Buzzfeed.com, a national social news, popular culture and politics website which reaches 25 million monthly unique visitors, featured an article on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on domestic violence victims and shelters. Safe Horizon's Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts was...

Safe Horizon’s Maureen Curtis Featured in Metro New York

Posted on: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence, Metro, Maureen Curtis, Relationships

When leaving isn’t an optionBy Meredith EngelNovember 7, 2012It's a seemingly simple question, but the answer is fraught with complexities: If someone in a relationship is being abused, why doesn't that person just leave?"There's a variety of reasons," says Maureen...

Safe Horizon’s Maureen Curtis Featured on News 12’s Annual DIVA Talk Forum on Domestic Violence

Posted on: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence, News 12, Bronx, Maureen Curtis, DIVA Talk, Hotline

Safe Horizon’s Maureen Curtis was featured in News 12’s Annual DIVA Talk forum on domestic violence. The interview, in addition with mention of our hotline, 800-621-HOPE, was aired on October 17, 2012. View the video here.

Safe Horizon Joins TruthInReality.org Campaign to End Domestic Violence as Entertainment on Reality TV

Posted on: Thursday, October 4, 2012

Keywords: Sil Lai Abrams, reality television, domestic violence, domestic violence awareness, Vh1, Safe Horizon, TruthinReality.org, reality TV programs

To commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Safe Horizon joins TruthInReality.org, a media advocacy organization, in its mission to end the cable industry’s use of domestic violence as entertainment on reality television.Safe Horizon board member Sil Lai Abrams, herself a survivor...

Times Square Turns Purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 2

Posted on: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Keywords: domestic violence, domestic violence awareness, Scott Stringer, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Shine the Light, Times Square, Eve Ensler, Purple, New York City, October

Manhattan Shines Light on Domestic Violence with Event in Times Square: Safe Horizon to participate in several events this month in the five boroughsIn honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer was joined by Manhattan District...

Board Member Sil Lai Abrams Talks to Redbook Magazine About Surviving Domestic Violence

Posted on: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Keywords: Redbook, Redbook Magazine, domestic violence, Sil Lai, Sil Lai Abrams, domestic violence survivor, Redbook domestic violence, Safe Horizon, domestic violence services

In Redbook Magazine's October 2012 issue, Safe Horizon board member Sil Lai Abrams describes her harrowing experience as a victim of domestic violence in an article titled, "The Relationship That Almost Killed Me."  Sil Lai's story illustrates the issues and difficulties that...

ABC News Features Editorial by Safe Horizon and Three Other Domestic Violence Advocacy Organizations over Controversial Vogue Cover

Posted on: Friday, September 14, 2012

Keywords: Vogue Hommes International, Conde Nast, Safe Horizon, Domestic violence, letter, Sanctuary for Families, Equality Now, NOW, Stephanie Seymour, Vogue

ABC News featured a letter from the leaders of four domestic violence and women’s rights advocacy organizations, Safe Horizon, Sanctuary for Families, Equality Now, and the New York chapter of NOW, to Conde Nast chairman Si Newhouse and editorial director...

Avon Foundation for Women Helps Child Victims of Domestic Violence Through Safe Horizon's Counseling Center

Posted on: Friday, August 10, 2012

Keywords: Avon Foundation for Women, Avon Foundation, Safe Horizon, Counseling Center, Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, Domestic Violence, Shelters

In July the Avon Foundation for Women awarded Safe Horizon’s Counseling Center $250,000 in support of groundbreaking trauma treatment for children staying in our domestic violence shelters. The Avon Foundation’s grant will help our Counseling Center develop a pilot program...

Safe Horizon and Mary Kay Unveil New Nature Explore Classroom At Rose House Shelter

Posted on: Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Mary Kay, Nature Explore Classroom, Rose House, Domestic Violence, Safe Horizon, Arbor Day Foundation, Dimensions Education Research Foundation, Shelter, Human Resources Administration

A new Nature Explore Classroom – an outdoor area with gardens, plants and educational activity areas for children – opened at Safe Horizon’s Rose House, the largest domestic violence shelter in New York City.  The building, located in Manhattan, is...

Brooklyn College Student Creates 1,000 Origami Cranes for Child Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Posted on: Monday, March 26, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Centers, Cranes, New York Daily News, Child Abuse, Damien Bielak, Child Victims, Domestic Violence

Brooklyn collegian creates ancient Japanese emblems of  luck for child victims of domestic violence: Damien Bielak presents 1,000 tiny multi-colored origami cranes to Harlem's Safe Horizon Child Advocacy Center Clem RichardsonNew York Daily NewsDamien Bielak’s cranes are tiny, a bit...

Safe Horizon’s Liz Roberts and Nathaniel Fields Present at the 2nd World Conference of Women's Shelters in D.C.

Posted on: Thursday, March 1, 2012

Keywords: World Conference of Women's Shelters, Safe Horizon, Liz Roberts, Nat Fields, Domestic Violence, abuse victims, Washington D.C. events, 2nd WCWS Conference

Safe Horizon's Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts and Senior Vice President of Domestic Violence Programs Nathaniel Fields presented "Client-Centered Safety Assessment and Risk Management" during the week of March 1, at the 2nd World Conference of Women's Shelters (WCWS) in...

FastCompany.com: CEO Ariel Zwang Wields Private-Sector Tactics To Create Safe Horizon For Women & Children

Posted on: Monday, December 12, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, CEO Safe Horizon, CEO Ariel Zwang, Safe Horizon, domestic violence, victim services

Ariel Zwang Wields Private-Sector Tactics To Create Safe Horizon For Women & Children By Lydia DishmanSafe Horizon, the largest nonprofit provider of domestic-violence aid services in the U.S., is thriving under executive director Ariel Zwang, thanks to shrewd tactics she's...

New NYC Financial Counseling Plan Could Help Victims Take First Step toward Financial Independence

Posted on: Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, domestic violence, Liz Roberts, Wall Street Journal, financial counseling, money planning, New York City, NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

The Wall Street Journal spoke with Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts to discuss the benefits of a new plan by the Bloomberg administration which will offer financial counseling to individuals receiving help from social service agencies. City Now Offering Financial...

WNYC News Explores How Transitional Housing Funding Cuts May Affect Domestic Violence Victims

Posted on: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Nathaniel Fields, nonprofits, domestic violence, homeless, transitional housing, funding cuts

As Subsidies Dry Up, Homeless Families Struggle to Find Housing Tuesday, November 01, 2011 By Cindy Rodriguez For decades, homeless families with children entering a city shelter could count on receiving housing subsidies to help them transition out of homelessness...

NYC Council and Safe Horizon Launch 4-Point Plan to Combat Domestic Violence

Posted on: Friday, October 28, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, domestic violence, New York City Council, Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Bronx Chamber of Commerce, nonprofit, domestic violence New York City

On Friday, October 28, 2011, Safe Horizon joined New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn as well as elected officials from throughout the Bronx at a luncheon sponsored by Verizon to launch the Council’s 4-Point Plan that will help combat...

NY1 Noticias Tours Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Shelter

Posted on: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Keywords: domestic violence, shelters, Sil Lai Abrams, Safe Horizon, awareness, nonprofit

NY1 Noticias Tours Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Shelter NY1 Noticias recently toured one of Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence shelters with Anabella Escobar, a director at Safe Horizon. NY1 Noticias also interviewed Safe Horizon board member Sil Lai Abrams, a survivor of...

New Federal Grant of Nearly $1 Mil to Help Protect Battered Women in the Bronx

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, domestic violence, Maureen Curtis, advocacy, Bronx violence victims, New York Daily News, domestic violence aid

Bronx gets $1M grant to protect women, aid borough's violence victims Kevin DeutschNew York Daily NewsThursday, October 20th 2011 (BRONX, NY) - Bronx officials Wednesday announced a new federal grant of nearly $1 million to help protect battered women in...

Funding for Domestic Violence Survivors Diminished by Local Governments Across U.S.

Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, domestic violence, Nathaniel Fields, domestic violence funding, domestic violence survivors

Local Governments Slash Funding for Domestic Violence Survivors By Bryce CovertOctober 19, 2011   After Chad Taylor, the district attorney of Shawnee County in Topeka, Kansas, had his budget cut by the County Commission last month, he announced that he no...

NY Daily News Highlights Sisters on Runway Fashion Show Benefit for Safe Horizon

Posted on: Monday, October 17, 2011

Keywords: Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Sisters on the Runway, Safe Horizon, domestic violence

Clem RichardsonNew York Daily NewsMonday, October 17th 2011, 4:00 AMJuliana Colangelo, Elizabeth Eddy and Gabriela Graham put on their first fashion show six years ago.They were all 15 at the time."We've been friends since sixth grade," Eddy said. "Our birthdays...

Queens Chronicle Spotlights Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence Hotline for Those Seeking Support

Posted on: Thursday, October 6, 2011

Keywords: domestic violence, Safe Horizon, hotlines, Queens domestic violence, domestic violence help, Barbara Sheehan, Barbara Sheehan trial

For Victims of Domestic Violence, Help Is Out ThereThursday, October 6, 2011 (QUEENS, NY) - Each day that Barbara Sheehan, the Howard Beach woman charged with shooting her husband 11 times, headed to her trial over the past month, a...

NY1 Discusses Safe Horizon Resources Available for Victims of Crime and Abuse

Posted on: Monday, September 26, 2011

Keywords: bridal march, domestic violence, march against domestic violence, Safe Horizon domestic violence, domestic violence help

Women In Bridal Gowns March Against Domestic ViolenceBy: Roger ClarkSeptember 26, 2011 (NEW YORK, NY) - Dozens of women in bridal gowns and men wearing black walked through northern Manhattan and South Bronx Monday to raise awareness of domestic violence,...

Sisters on the Runway Fashion Show Benefit for Safe Horizon in October

Posted on: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Keywords: Sisters on the Runway Fashion Show, Safe Horizon, Fashion for a Cause, Domestic Violence, Shelters

Join Sisters on the Runway for “Fashion for a Cause” – a fashion show to raise awareness and funds for Safe Horizon’s domestic violence shelters.Sisters on the Runway are three young women who began their event as a way to...

Board Member Sil Lai Abrams Interview with Domestic Violence Expert Nathaniel Fields Featured in Grio.com

Posted on: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Keywords: Sil Lai Abrams, Domestic Violence, Hotline Programs, Nathaniel Fields, grio.com

Safe Horizon Board Member Sil Lai Abrams and Senior Vice President of Domestic Violence Shelter and Hotline Programs Nathaniel Fields are interviewed in this September 17, 2011 article for the grio.com, discussing the struggles faced by victims of domestic violence...

CEO Ariel Zwang Joins Ray Kelly and Christine Quinn in NY1 Interview To Combat Domestic Violence

Posted on: Thursday, July 21, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Domestic Violence, New York City, NY1, Ariel Zwang, Ray Kelly, Christine Quinn, City Council, Bloomberg Administration

NY1 featured Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly on Inside City Hall on July 21, 2011. During the interviews, each discussed the “4 point DV Initiative”...

Board Member Pamela Hootkin Featured as Wall Street Journal Donor of the Day

Posted on: Friday, July 8, 2011

Keywords: domestic violence, Pamela Hootkin, Phillips-Van Heusen, Safe Horizon, Pam Hootkin, PVH, Safe Horizon donor

Lending a Hand to Victims of Domestic Violence By Melanie Grayce WestJuly 8, 2011Pamela Hootkin decided to step up her philanthropic commitment to the city about 10 years ago. So she began by volunteering at a residence for domestic violence...

NYC Council Restores Over $7m in Homeless Youth Program Funding

Posted on: Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, New York City, New York City Council, homeless youth, funding homeless youth programs, Streetwork, Domestic Violence, Domestic Violence legal help, child abuse, Child Advocacy Center

On June 28th, the New York City Council voted to restore funding for homeless and runaway youth programs, as well as funding for services that help victims of domestic violence and child abuse. The Council helped retain nearly $7.2 million...

Mary Kay Cosmetics Celebrates Survivors at “You Are Beautiful” Event

Posted on: Monday, December 20, 2010

Keywords: Mary Kay, You Are Beautiful, CNN, News 12 Brooklyn, Holiday Event, Domestic Violence, Survivors

On December 9, Safe Horizon and Mary Kay Cosmetics came together for a day of pampering for 30 women survivors of domestic violence. Mary Kay presented CEO Ariel Zwang with a $5,000 donation as part of their “You Are Beautiful”...

Building Confidence in the Wake of Crisis

Posted on: Friday, November 5, 2010

Keywords: domestic violence, Queens Courier, domestic violence victims, domestic abuse crisis, domestic violence crisis, domestic violence services, Safe Horizon domestic violence

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Queens Courier highlighted issues and services for victims. Safe Horizon's community, court, and shelter programs were featured during the month-long article series.  The paper's November 4th issue highlighted the need for community education and explains...

Queens Courier Features Safe Horizon in Month-Long Series on Domestic Violence

Posted on: Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Keywords: domestic violence, domestic abuse, myths about domestic violence, Queens Courier, myths about domestic abuse, physical abuse, mental abuse, domestic violence mental abuse

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Queens Courier interviewed Safe Horizon staff members for its month-long series on domestic violence.  PART1: "Debunking the Myths with Truth"Advocates address the common misconceptions that domestic violence victims make when seeking assistance. ...

"Domestic Abuse Survivor Gives Back"

Posted on: Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Keywords: domestic violence, domestic abuse, Safe Horizon domestic violence, My Sister's Place, My Sister's Place domestic abuse, domestic violence survivor

A Pavement Pieces blog article by Kathryn Kattalia tells Wanda Roman's story of going from being a victim of domestic violence to being an advocate for others who are struggling to overcome their own crises. In addition to highlighting Roman's work...

Getting Stalkers Off the Streets

Posted on: Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Keywords: stalking, anti-stalking, Safe Horizon anti-stalking, stalkers, penalties for stalking, Michele Archer, domestic violence, stalking domestic violence

SOMETIMES there's a red flag long before tragedy strikes.The victims of a serial stalker recently busted in Queens just weeks after he was released from prison could have suffered a more tragic end if the creep had been on the...

Schools Program Director on Teen Dating Violence at Domestic Violence Forum

Posted on: Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Keywords: teen dating, teen dating violence, schools program, domestic violence

On Wednesday, May 12, members of The Children’s Aid Society’s Associates Council hosted a Domestic Violence Forum. The forum’s discussion focused specifically on the effects of domestic violence on children and adolescents. Kerry Moles, The Children’s Aid...

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