Articles with keyword "New York City"

Statement from Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang on the Passing of Former New York City Mayor Edward I. Koch

Posted on: Monday, February 4, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ed Koch, Ariel Zwang, Victim Services Agency, New York City, Mayor

“We are saddened to hear of the passing of former congressman and New York Mayor Edward I. Koch, whose wholehearted support and care for victims’ services helped establish Safe Horizon, then known as Victim Services Agency, in 1978. Our condolences...

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...

Safe Horizon Partners with Mayor's Office Survivors of Human Exploitation Working Group, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation on Trafficking Training Materials for Healthcare Providers

Posted on: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, New York City, Mayor's Office, Human Trafficking, Health and Hospitals Corporation, trafficking guidelines, human trafficking victims

Safe Horizon announced today a partnership with the Mayor’s Office Survivors of Human Exploitation Working Group and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation to provide an introductory guide to health care providers on how one can identify possible...

Safe Horizon Launches Spanish Website to Strengthen Outreach to Hispanic Community

Posted on: Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, crime victims, Latino crime victims, Hispanic crime victims, New York, New York City, Spanish website, victim services agency

Safe Horizon, one of the nation’s largest victims’ assistance organizations, announced today that it is launching a website to expand awareness of its essential services within New York´s Hispanic communities, ensuring that they are widely available to those who need...

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...

NY1 Features Liz Roberts for Human Trafficking Interview

Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Keywords: NY1, Safe Horizon, human trafficking, sex trafficking, New York City, Liz Roberts, Chief Program Officer, mob human trafficking, trafficking

NY1 featured Safe Horizon's Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts on Nov. 30, who offered Safe Horizon as a resource for human trafficking victims. The story focused on the arrest of 20 people in connection with a human trafficking operation that...

Safe Horizon's Streetwork Project Featured on NPR's Weekend Edition

Posted on: Monday, November 21, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, LGBT, homeless youth, LGBT homeless youth, New York City, Streetwork Project, homeless youth program, NPR homeless youth, NPR, Streetwork

On Sunday morning, November 20 at 8 a.m., NPR’s Margot Adler featured Safe Horizon’s Streetwork Project on WNYC’s Weekend Edition Sunday. Adler shadowed Streetwork’s Street Outreach team for a feature on homeless LGBTQ youth. Safe Horizon’s Carter Seabron and Elaina...

Village Voice Offers In-Depth Look at Underage Sex Trafficking in NYC with Recent “Lost Boys” Article

Posted on: Friday, November 4, 2011

Keywords: child sex trafficking, child prostitution, sex trafficking study, child sex trafficking study, Village Voice, Safe Horizon, sex trafficking, John Jay, New York City

Lost BoysNew research demolishes the stereotype of the underage sex worker—and sparks an outbreak of denial among child-sex-trafficking alarmists nationwideBy Kristen Hinman Wednesday, Nov 2 2011 Life is life, and you gotta do what you gotta do. It’s like everybody...

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”...

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...

Using DNA to Solve Old Crimes

Posted on: Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Keywords: New York City, Manhattan District Attorney, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., crime victims, Champion 2010 Awards, rape victim, murder victim, DNA, DNA collection

Manhattan District Attorney and Safe Horizon 2010 Champion Awards Honoree Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. advocates for using DNA to identify those who commit crimes. A June 2011 New York Times article highlighting how DNA collected during a recent routine arrest helped solve...

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