Articles with keyword "Safe Horizon"

Safe Horizon's Community Programs to Launch Citywide Helpline

Posted on: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Community Programs, Helpline

Safe Horizon's Community Programs to Launch Citywide Helpline replica watches replica watches uk New Helpline to Offer Potential Clients Easy Way to Access Safe Horizon’s Community ProgramsSafe Horizon, the largest victim service agency in the country, announced today a new...

Safe Horizon Participates in Events Honoring Victims of Crime and Abuse

Posted on: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, National Crime Victimsí Rights Week, National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

This month, Safe Horizon is proud to be participating in numerous events honoring survivors of rape and sexual assault, and the children, individuals and families affected by other acts of violence and crime.  In addition to recognizing April as National...

MarŪa de los Ńngeles Corral Appointed New Sr. VP at Safe Horizon

Posted on: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Maria de los Angeles Corral, Marketing & Communications, College

Written by Fred ScaglioneSaturday, 20 April 2013 06:00 María de los Ángeles Corral has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Safe Horizon. Founded in 1978, Safe Horizon provides assistance to homeless youth and families and victims...

Safe Horizon Leaders Visit Omaha for Urban Child Advocacy Center Leaders Meeting

Posted on: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Project Harmony, National Childrenís Alliance, Child Advocacy

Photo by Project Harmony Child Advocacy Center directors from coast to coast gathered in Omaha at Project Harmony in March 2013 to share innovation and best practice in child advocacy. This was the first meeting of this group of child...

News 12 Brooklyn Highlights National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with Safe Horizon Social Worker Jessica LaHood

Posted on: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, News 12, Brooklyn, Sexual Assault, Rape, Prevention, Jessica LaHood

News 12 Brooklyn interviewed Jessica LaHood, a Safe Horizon social worker, about National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and the resources that Safe Horizon provides to survivors. The segment aired Tuesday, April 2

Village Voice Features Safe Horizonís 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...

Child Advocacy Centers Featured in April 3 Episode of "Law & Order: SVU"

Posted on: Monday, April 8, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Abuse, Child Advocacy Center, Law & Order, SVU

Safe Horizon's Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) make a tremendous difference in the lives of child victims of abuse, by providing hope, help, healing and justice thanks to the unique partnerships formed with law enforcement agents, district attorney's offices, child protective...

Staten Island Advance Discusses Rape and Sexual Assault with Safe Horizonís Amy Edelstein

Posted on: Friday, April 5, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Amy Edelstein, Steubenville, Rape, Sexual Assault. Relationships

Society often downplays rape and the impact it has on a victimBy Elise McIntoshApril 1, 2013A couple of Sundays ago, when sentencing two Ohio high school football players to juvenile jail for raping a 16-year-old girl, Judge Thomas Lipps issued...

US News & World Report Discusses Immigration Laws and Human Trafficking with Safe Horizonís Avaloy Lanning

Posted on: Friday, April 5, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Avaloy Lanning, Human Trafficking, Immigration

Modern Slavery Emerges From the ShadowsEnforcement of immigration laws could be making human trafficking tougher to detectBy Kira ZalanApril 2, 2013 swiss replica watches rolex replica watches Ima Matul sat under the bright examination light in a Los Angeles hospital,...

The Huffington Post Features Op-Ed by Safe Horizonís 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...

WABC Eyewitness Newsí Here and Now Interviews Safe Horizonís Carolyn Strudwick

Posted on: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Carolyn Strudwick, WABC, Eyewitness News, Here and Now, Human Trafficking, Domestic Trafficked

On Sunday March 10, Safe Horizon’s Carolyn Strudwick 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. Carolyn...

HOT 97ís Street Soldiers Discusses Domestic Violence with Safe Horizonís 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...

Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang Stands with Speaker Quinn and Congresswoman Maloney to Promote Womenís Equality Agenda

Posted on: Friday, March 8, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, International Womenís Day, Christine Quinn, Carolyn Maloney, Jessica Lapping, Womenís Equality Agenda, Governor Cuomo

In honor of International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8, Safe Horizon joined Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Council Member Jessica Lappin and other advocates at a rally in support of Governor Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Agenda. Safe Horizon...

Historic Victory: President Barack Obama Reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Violence Against Women Act, Ariel Zwang, President Obama

On Thursday, March 7, 2013, President Barack Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The legislation, which aims to protect the victims of domestic violence, was originally passed in 1994 but failed to be...

CBS Newsí Crimesider Interviews Ariel Zwang on the Historic VAWA Reauthorization

Posted on: Thursday, March 7, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Violence Against Women Act, CBS News, Crimesider, President Obama

President Obama signs Violence Against Women ActBy Julia DahlMarch 7, 2013On Thursday afternoon, President Obama signed into law the re-authorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The act, originally passed in 1994, provides federal funding for programs and research aimed at...

Safe Horizonís Avaloy Lanning to Speak at NGO Commission on the Status of Women Forum Parallel Event

Posted on: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Avaloy Lanning, Trafficking, NYATN

On Thursday, March 7, Avaloy Lanning, Senior Director of Safe Horizon’s Anti-Trafficking Program, will be among the speakers at New York Anti- Trafficking Network’s NGO Commission on the Status of Women Forum Parallel Event, “Promoting Human Rights and Ending Trafficking...

Crane & Canopy and Safe Horizon Join Together to Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence and Give the Gift of ďA Safe Nightís SleepĒ

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 Horizonís Liz Roberts and Carolyn Strudwick Discuss VAWA and its Impact on the LGBT Community with VelvetPark

Posted on: Monday, March 4, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Liz Roberts, Carolyn Strudwick, Violence Against Women Act

VAWA, the Violence Against Women Act, has been passed by the Senate and has now moved to the House for consideration, where it is facing heated, bigoted, misogynistic, and homophobic attacks from conservative congressmen who oppose the included protections for...

Safe Horizonís 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 Recognized for Leadership on Violence Against Women at Nancy Pelosi Press Conference

Posted on: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Nancy Pelosi, Violence Against Women Act, Keeli Sorensen

On Tuesday, February 26, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and other members of Congress held a press conference calling on the House Republican leadership to bring the bipartisan, Senate-passed Violence Against Women Act to the floor. During the press conference, Representative...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Calls on House Leaders to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Violence Against Women Act, Kirsten Gillibrand

On Sunday, February 17, 2013, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang, lawmakers and domestic violence survivors joined together for a press conference to demand House action on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Last week...

Safe Horizon Applauds Senate Passage of Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Violence Against Women Act, Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act

Trafficking Victims Protection Act included as an amendment in today’s reauthorizationThe U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday, February 12, to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which will help protect tens of thousands of Americans from violence and abuse.  Similar to...

Safe Horizonís Voices of Hope: Lessons Learned in the Fight to End Human Trafficking

Posted on: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Human Trafficking, ArtWorks for Freedom

Safe Horizon’s Voices of Hope: Lessons Learned in the Fight to End Human Trafficking  On Tuesday, February 5, 2013, government partners, funders and supporters of Safe Horizon gathered at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for Safe Horizon’s Voices of...

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...

Safe Horizon Board Member Sil Lai Abrams Featured as Domestic Violence Activist on WABC Eyewitness Newsí 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...

Former Miss New York Mallory Hagan Has Been Crowned Miss America 2013

Posted on: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Mallory Hagan, Miss America, Miss New York, Child Abuse

Former Miss New York Mallory Hagan has been crowned Miss America 2013. Since beginning her reign as Miss New York in June 2012, Mallory has been focusing her efforts on Child Sexual Abuse Awareness and Prevention and has spent time...

Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts Discusses Emotional Abuse with CBS Newsí 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...

Statement from Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang on the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Friday, January 4, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, VAWA, House of Representatives, Congress, Senate

“As the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, we know how important it is that victims of violence in need of emergency shelter, case management, counseling and other essential services can access these programs without delay.  The failure of the House...

eBay's New Year New You Auction with Tracy Anderson to Benefit Safe Horizon

Posted on: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Keywords: Safe Horizon, eBay, Tracy Anderson, New Year New You

On January 1 popular auction site EBay launched its New Year, New You campaign, pairing well-known names from sports and entertainment with charities to benefit from special auctions. Celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson selected Safe Horizon to benefit from this...

Safe Horizonís Maureen Curtis and Amy Edelstein Recognized at the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers 6th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner

Posted on: Monday, December 10, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, NASW-NYC, NASW, Maureen Curtis, Amy Edelstein, Leadership

On Thursday, December 6, the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC) hosted its 6th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner. The event recognizes social work leaders who have made substantive contributions to the field and demonstrated...

Safe Horizonís 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 Horizonís 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...

Hurricane Sandy: Safe Horizon Programs and Sites Re-Open November 1

Posted on: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Keywords: Hurricane Sandy, victim services in New York City, Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon closings, victim services operations, Hurricane operations Safe Horizon

On Thursday, November 1, Safe Horizon will re-open most of its program locations to assist victims of crime and abuse. As Hurricane Sandy continues to impact New York City, the NYC metropolitan region, and many other regions along the East...

Safe Horizonís Maureen Curtis Featured on News 12ís 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...

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...

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...

NY Daily News Features Op-Ed by Safe Horizonís Liz Roberts on Modern-Day Slavery in the U.S. and the Renewal of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act

Posted on: Friday, September 21, 2012

Keywords: Trafficking, Safe Horizon, Slavery, Emancipation Proclamation, Trafficking Victims Protection Act

The emancipation is still incomplete More than 20 million slaves worldwideBy Safe Horizon Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts It was 150 years ago tomorrow: On Sept. 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued a preliminary proclamation ordering the emancipation of slaves...

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...

WABC features Safe Horizonís Liz Roberts in an interview for Eyewitness News

Posted on: Monday, August 27, 2012

Keywords: WABC, Empire State Building, Shooting, Violence, Liz Roberts, Safe Horizon

WABC interviews Safe Horizon’s Liz Roberts in the aftermath of a workplace dispute that took place in front of the Empire State Building and left two people dead and eight others injured. Watch the video here.

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 Horizonís annual S.A.Y S.O. (Sexual Assault Yearly Speak Out) event featured in the Staten Island Advance

Posted on: Friday, July 20, 2012

Keywords: S.A.Y. S.O., Sexual Assault Yearly Speak Out, Staten Island, Staten Island Advance, Amy Edelstein, Safe Horizon

SAY SO festival in Port Richmond offers Staten Island victims of sexual assault a chance to speak out and aid othersMelissa Quijano and Christina Bomengo Staten Island AdvanceChildren flocked to various tables to make origami cranes, jewelry and to get...

Safe Horizon, New York City Council and ACS Partner to Raise Awareness on Child Abuse This Summer

Posted on: Friday, July 20, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Abuse Reporting, NY City Council, Speaker Quinn, ACS

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Safe Horizon announced an effort this summer to urge New Yorkers to be vigilant in identifying and reporting suspected cases of child abuse. Speaker Quinn and City Council Members will be distributing...

Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang is Featured on CBS News Radio Regarding the Newly Released Penn State Investigation Report

Posted on: Friday, July 13, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Abuse Reporting, Penn State Scandal, Jerry Sandusky, Louis Freeh

Listen to the interview here.

Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang Blogs For NOMORE.org About Child Abuse

Posted on: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Keywords: Ariel Zwang, NO MORE, Safe Horizon, Child abuse, Child Advocacy Centers

Say NO MORE: The Reality of Child AbuseOne in four girls and one in six boys are abused, usually at the hands of someone they know.As the nation’s largest victims’ services agency, working with hundreds of thousands of survivors of...

CNN en Espanol features Safe Horizonís Alison Dieguez in an interview for Notimujer

Posted on: Friday, June 8, 2012

Keywords: Notimujer, CNN en Espanol, Alison Diequez, CFTSI, Child Advocacy Centers, Safe Horizon

Notimujer features Clinical Forensic Specialist Alison Dieguez in an interview about child victims of abuse and the CFTSI implementation at Safe Horizon’s four Child Advocacy Centers.  Click here to see the video.

Safe Horizonís Carrie Knight is named NY1 Staten Islander of the Week

Posted on: Friday, June 8, 2012

Keywords: NY1, Carrie Knight, Staten Islander of the Week, Staten Island Community Program, Safe Horizon

NY1 recognizes Carrie Knight, Intake Coordinator at the Staten Island Community Program, as their Staten Islander of the Week for her work as both an employee and veteran rape crisis volunteer.  Click here to see the video. ...

WABC interviews Safe Horizonís Joshua Hanson for annual special ďProtect Our Children: Unlocking The MindĒ

Posted on: Friday, June 8, 2012

Keywords: CFTSI, Joshua Hanson, Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Center, WABC, Protect Our Children

Clinical Forensic Specialist Joshua Hanson of Safe Horizon's Jane Barker Brooklyn Child Advocacy Center was interviewed for a segment on WABC’s “Protect Our Children: Unlocking The Mind” regarding the implementation of CFTSI.  Click here to see the video.

Safe Horizon Joins Senator Schumer to Announce Senate Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

Posted on: Monday, April 30, 2012

Keywords: Violence Against Women Act, VAWA, Safe Horizon, Liz Roberts, Senator Schumer, Senate, United States Senate, Senator Chuck Schumer

Senator Schumer is joined by victims and victims’ rights advocates in New York City to announce the passing of the Senate vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.Safe Horizon's Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts, Brooklyn Community Program Director Kimmi...

EFE highlights CFTSI and the Yale Child Study Center-Safe Horizon Partnership

Posted on: Monday, April 16, 2012

Keywords: CFTSI, Spanish, Safe Horizon, Child Abuse, New York, Yale, Child Advocacy Centers

Nuevo tratamiento reduce los síntomas de trauma en las víctimas de abuso infantile Ruth Hernandez EFE Un nuevo tratamiento para víctimas de abuso infantil, puesto en marcha en los centros de la organización Safe...

New York Times features Safe Horizon-Yale Child Study Center Partnership on The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention

Posted on: Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Centers, New York Times, Child Abuse, Yale, Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, Forum

Jane Brody from The New York Times focuses on the Safe Horizon-Yale Child Study Center partnership and the unveiling of The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, pioneered at Safe Horizon's four nationally accredited Child Advocacy Centers, which is a...

Safe Horizon and Yale Child Study Center Host Child Abuse Treatment Forum

Posted on: Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Keywords: child abuse, Safe Horizon, Yale University, Yale Childhood Violent Trauma Center, child abuse treatment, helping child abuse victims, child family traumatic stress intervention

On April 3 Safe Horizon and the Yale Childhood Violent Trauma Center hosted their "Hope and Healing for Child Abuse Victims: The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention" forum, showcasing the results of a four-year pilot program to treat children who...

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...

Statement from Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang on Governor Cuomoís DNA Databank Expansion

Posted on: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Governor Cuomo, DNA Databank, All-Crimes DNA Bill, New York

 Safe Horizon congratulates Governor Cuomo and the State legislature for protecting New Yorkers from violence and crime by expanding the State’s DNA databank.Safe Horizon congratulates Governor Cuomo and the State legislature for protecting New Yorkers from violence and crime by...

Exit 9: Safe Horizon's Corporate Partner in March

Posted on: Thursday, March 1, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Exit 9, corporate partner, nonprofit corporate partner, March partner, crime victims, abuse victims, benefit for victims

Exit 9 is our featured corporate partner of the month. Learn more about Exit 9’s “Tuesdays for Good” program and how it will benefit Safe Horizon during the month of March. Learn more about the "Tuesdays for Good" program here:...

Safe Horizonís 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...

Safe Horizonís CEO Ariel Zwang Discusses Launch of New Spanish-Language Website with New York Daily News

Posted on: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Latinos, New York Daily News, New York, Spanish, Website, Ariel Zwang, Crime Victims, Domestic Violence Victims, Child Abuse Victims

Safe Horizon launches new Spanish-language website to aid victims of violence and crime  Offers Latinos information on resources and services availableBy Albor RuizNew York Daily NewsSafe Horizon, the nation’s leading victims’ assistance organization, touches the lives of more than 250,000...

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...

Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang Talks About Social Entrepreneurship in Citizen IBM Blog

Posted on: Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, nonprofit, social entrepreneurship, Ariel Zwang, Citizen IBM, social services, victim services, non-profit

Doing More With Less: Why Professional Management is Essential for Social Services ProvidersAriel ZwangCitizen IBMGoogle “social entrepreneurship,” and you’ll get more than three million hits. The common consensus that runs through the many definitions of this term is the belief...

Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program Senior Director Avaloy Lanning Discusses Human Trafficking with AOL Latino

Posted on: Thursday, February 16, 2012

Keywords: Human Trafficking, Safe Horizon, Avaloy Lanning, AOL Latino, New York, human trafficking victims, trafficking survivors

In an AOL Latino article, Safe Horizon Senior Director Avaloy Lanning is featured in an interview about the prevalence of human trafficking, especially in the Latino community, and the different forms in which it takes including labor trafficking and sex...

Safe Horizon Supports Expansion of DNA Databank at Gov. Cuomo Press Conference

Posted on: Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Keywords: New York State Governor, DNA Databank, crime victims, Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, Governor Andrew Cuomo, All-Crimes DNA Bill, DNA evidence

Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang joined Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy on February 14, 2012 to show support for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to expand the state’s DNA Databank, which will help solve more crimes, bring justice to victims...

Safe Horizon Vice President of Government Affairs Michael Polenberg on the impact of the All-Crimes DNA Bill

Posted on: Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Keywords: All-Crimes DNA Bill, Safe Horizon, New York State, crime victims, Michael Polenberg, Government Affairs

Michael Polenberg, Safe Horizon’s Vice President of Governmental Affairs, writes about Safe Horizon’s support of Gov. Cuomo’s “all crimes DNA” proposal in this blog. How will this benefit victims of crime and abuse? It will help solve more crimes, bring...

WNBC New York Interviews Safe Horizonís Liz Roberts On Ways to Discuss and Recognize Sexual Abuse with Children

Posted on: Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, child abuse, Brooklyn, New York, schools, teacher's aide, child sexual abuse, Liz Roberts, WNBC New York, recognizing child abuse

WNBC New York's Ida Siegal featured Safe Horizon's Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts in an interview on Tuesday, February 7, in response to story involving a school aide accused of sexual abusing and videotaping kids in a Brooklyn public school....

Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program Senior Director Avaloy Lanning Discusses Human Trafficking with Associated Press

Posted on: Monday, February 6, 2012

Keywords: Human Trafficking, Safe Horizon, Anti-Trafficking Program, Avaloy Lanning, Spanish, Hispanic, New York, Survivors, Latino

In this Associated Press article, Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program Senior Director Avaloy Lanning is featured in an interview discussing the high percentage of Hispanic human trafficking victims in New York and highlights resources available to survivors. The article, originally published...

Safe Horizonís Child Advocacy Centers Receive National Accreditation from National Childrenís Alliance

Posted on: Friday, February 3, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Center, child abuse, accreditation, child abuse organization, National Children's Alliance, Teresa Huizar, child abuse support

Safe Horizon’s Child Advocacy Centers in Manhattan and Staten Island are featured in a New York Nonprofit Press article as the recipients of national accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. Safe Horizon’s...

NY Governor's Budget Includes Important Proposals for Victims of Violence and Abuse

Posted on: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, New York State, New York State budget, crime victims, abuse victims, crime victim programs, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Michael Polenberg, VP of Government Affairs at Safe Horizon, blogs about the continuing economic pressures threatening the viability of valuable programs serving victims of violence and abuse, and writes that the budget proposal for SFY 2012-2013, released on January 17...

NY Child Victims Act Would Give Adult Survivors of Child Abuse More Time to Seek Justice

Posted on: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Keywords: New York Child Victims Act, NY Assemblywoman Margaret Markey, adult survivors of child abuse, child abuse victims, Safe Horizon, justice for victims of child abuse

NY Assembly Member Margaret Markey has proposed legistlation that would give adult survivors of child sexual abuse five more years to seek criminal and civil justice against their abusers - legislation that Safe Horizon supports. Join us in supporting this...

Take Action to Support NY State DNA Bill

Posted on: Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Keywords: New York, New York State governor, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York State Get Involved, DNA crimes bill, crime victims, Safe Horizon, New York crimes

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo launched the website, NYGetInvolved.com, to educate New Yorkers about the 2012-2013 Executive Budget and Reform Plan to the Legislature, following his proposed legislation for NY to become the first state to collect DNA on all...

Associated Press Reports on Gov. Cuomoís Proposal for All-Crimes DNA Bill

Posted on: Thursday, January 12, 2012

Keywords: All-Crimes DNA bill, New York, New York State, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, Safe Horizon, crime victim, crime victim law, crime victim bill

The addition of petit larceny to a list of crimes requiring DNA samples from convicted offenders has helped solve 51 murders, 222 sexual assaults, 117 robberies and 407 burglaries over the past five and a half years, New York authorities...

Safe Horizon SVP Nancy Arnow Discusses Child-on-Child Sex Abuse Case Issues with Associated Press

Posted on: Monday, January 9, 2012

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Sex Abuse, Child on child sex abuse, Nancy Arnow, Associated Press, child sex abuse offenders

Child-on-Child Sex Abuse Poses Complex Challengesby David CraryAssociated PressRecent high-profile cases of child sex abuse have roused national revulsion against the adults who perpetrated them. Rarely mentioned is the sobering statistic that more than one-third of the sexual abuse of...

Mary Kay Awards Safe Horizon Outdoor Learning Space for Children Impacted by Domestic Violence

Posted on: Thursday, December 22, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Mary Kay, Nature Explore Classroom, domestic violence shelter, children domestic violence, women's shelter, education

Safe Horizon has been named one of four recipients of a Mary Kay Nature Explore Classroom, an outdoor learning space designed to include nature in the daily lives and learning of children.  Mary Kay, one of the world’s largest direct...

Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts Discusses New York's Child Sex Abuse Statute of Limitations Law

Posted on: Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, child abuse, child sex abuse, Liz Roberts, New York Assemblywoman Margaret Markey, statute of limitations, sex abuse statutes, New York State statutes

Scandals renew NY push to protect sex victimsMichael VirtanenAssociated Press With child sex-abuse scandals rocking college sports programs, state lawmakers plan to revisit lifting time limits on victim lawsuits, an issue pitting the Catholic Church and other institutions against advocates...

CBS News Radio Interviews CEO Ariel Zwang About Recent 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey Findings

Posted on: Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, CBS News Radio, Sexual Violence Survey

On Wednesday, December 14, 2011, Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang was interviewed by CBS News Radio regarding findings highlighted by the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey. The newly released report, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control...

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...

Safe Horizon's Carolyn Strudwick Honored at NASW-NYC's 5th Annual Leadership Awards

Posted on: Friday, December 9, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Streetwork, Anti-Trafficking, Carolyn Strudwick, NASW-NYC, awards, homeless youth, human trafficking, New York social work, leadership

The New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-NYC) hosted its 5th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner on December 1st. The event recognized social workers who demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities and a unique commitment to the improvement...

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...

In Wake of Penn State Scandal, Safe Horizon Recognized as Resource for Victims of Child Abuse

Posted on: Thursday, December 1, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, child abuse, child sexual abuse, Penn State, Penn State scandal, Chief Program officer, Liz Roberts Safe Horizon, CBS Early Show, Child Advocacy Center

CBS Early Show anchor Michelle Miller interviewed Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts for a segment on the CBS Early Show on December 1st about the details surrounding the Penn State child sex abuse scandal as continuing news about Jerry Sandusky,...

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...

Urban Sanctuary Event

Posted on: Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Urban Sanctuary, December event, shopping event, cause shopping

Urban Sanctuary is our featured corporate partner for the month of December. Find out about the exciting campaign they are doing for Safe Horizon at www.urbansanctuaryevents.com. 

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...

CEO Ariel Zwang Discusses Issues Around Sexual Abuse on ABC Nightline

Posted on: Monday, November 14, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Ariel Zwang, sex abuse, child abuse, child sex abuse, Penn State

On Friday, November 11, ABC Nightline featured the subject of sexual abuse and issues surrounding the recent controversy at Penn State. Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang was interviewed to highlight common issues involving victims and the authority figures who abuse...

Safe Horizon's Michele Vigeant on Community Responsibility to Protect Children from Abuse

Posted on: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Keywords: child sexual abuse, child abuse, Safe Horizon, Michele Vigeant, Joe Paterno, Jerry Sandusky, nonprofit, child sex abuse scandal

Joe Paterno, Penn State 'paying price' for alleged Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandalWednesday, November 09, 2011By Ernie Palladino Dennis Barrett has been friends with besieged Penn State University coach Joe Paterno since he worked at the Nittany Lions' summer camps...

Safe Horizon Interviewed by WCBS 880 About Child Sexual Abuse and Warning Signs

Posted on: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Michele Vigeant, Penn State, criminal justice, child abuse, child sex abuse, Jerry Sandusky, WCBS Radio, warning signs

In light of the Penn State controversy, Safe Horizon’s VP of Community and Criminal Justice Programs Michele Vigeant spoke to WCBS 880 Radio about the “culture of silence” around sex abuse in our communities. To listen to the broadcast, click...

Village Voice Offers In-Depth Look at Underage Sex Trafficking in NYC with Recent ďLost BoysĒ 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...

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...

Manhattan Shines Light on Domestic Violence with Event in Times Square

Posted on: Monday, October 17, 2011

Keywords: Nathaniel Fields, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Safe Horizon

Manhattan Shines Light on Domestic Violence with Event in Times SquareSafe Horizon to participate in several events this month in the five boroughsIn honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and the New York State Office...

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...

New York Daily News Highlights Safe Horizonís Childrenís Center in Bronx Family Court

Posted on: Thursday, October 13, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Bronx programs, Safe Horizon court programs, Safe Horizon children's centers, Safe Horizon children's programs, court children's centers

Surprising Oasis For Kids in City's Courts Run by Safe Horizon Patrice O’ShaughnessyNew York Daily NewsOctober 13, 2011 (NEW YORK, NY) - A long line of grim-faced and nervous-looking people wait to go through the metal detectors at the entrance to...

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...

NYC Council Honors Safe Horizon For Efforts on Behalf of Victims of Domestic Violence

Posted on: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon domestic violence, domestic violence awareness, domestic violence programs, domestic violence New York City, New York City Council, New York City Council Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon honor

Photo courtesy William Alatriste, New York City Council OCTOBER 5, 2011 (New York, NY) - The New York City Council honored Safe Horizon for “its unwavering commitment and outstanding service to victims of domestic violence.”  Council Speaker Christine Quinn, joined...

Child Advocacy Centers Featured in October 5th Episode of "Law & Order: SVU"

Posted on: Monday, October 3, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy Center, Law & Order: SVU, Special Victims Unit, child abuse, child sexual abuse, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Safe Horizon's Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) make a tremendous difference in the lives of child victims of abuse, by providing hope, help, healing, and justice thanks to the unique partnerships formed with law enforcement agents, district attorney's offices, child protective...

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...

WNBC Interviews Safe Horizon Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts About 9/11 Anniversary

Posted on: Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Keywords: safe horizon, liz roberts, 9/11, coping with 9/11, september 11th children

Safe Horizon Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts was interviewed on September 10, 2011 by WNBC News Channel 4 live from the World Trade Center memorial site. The segment touches on the emotional 10th anniversary of 9/11 and ways to speak...

Beauty Bridge Campaign for Safe Horizon

Posted on: Monday, September 12, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, donations, charity, Safe Horizon charity, Beauty Bridge

Beauty Bridge is our featured corporate partner of the month. Find out about the exciting campaign they are doing for Safe Horizon at www.beautybridge.com/safehorizon.html.

September 11th 10 Years Later: Honoring Victims and Survivors

Posted on: Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, September 11, September 11 messages, Office of Victim Services, New York Office of Victim Services, American Red Cross in Greater New York, Safe Horizon September 11

 On September 11, 2001 nearly 3,000 lives were taken at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The lives of many others who attended school, worked, or resided nearby were violently disrupted. In the minutes,...

Safe Horizon Expert Nancy Arnow Gives Tips on How to Cope with 9/11 Anniversary

Posted on: Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Keywords: September 11, September 11 anniversary, September 11 10th anniversary, Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon September 11, September 11 children, September 11 children anniversary, Nancy Arnow, Safe Horizon Nancy Arnow

Jane Ridley (New York Daily News) interviewed Safe Horizon Senior Vice President Nancy Arnow to help educate the public about feelings surrounding the 10th anniversary of the tragic September 11th attacks and offered tips for parents to help children cope...

Safe Horizon Supports U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney Bipartisan Bill to Fight Human Trafficking

Posted on: Thursday, August 4, 2011

Keywords: Carolyn Maloney, human trafficking, Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon CEO, Safe Horizon Ariel Zwang, Democrat Carolyn Maloney, Business Transparency on Trafficking & Slavery Act

L to R:  Cheryl Queen, VP of Compass Group,, Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang, U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney , New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and New York City Council Member Rosie MendezSafe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang joined U.S....

CEO Ariel Zwang Discusses Dominique Strauss-Kahn and ďBlame the VictimĒ Mentality in Rape Cases

Posted on: Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Keywords: Dominique Strauss Kahn, DSK, rape victims, NYC rape, Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon CEO, Ariel Zwang, CEO Ariel Zwang, Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang

As updates continue about former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss Kahn and the accusations of rape against him, so does a "blame the victim" mentality that too often accompanies cases of rape and sexual assault. Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang talks...

Counseling Center Talks to CNN En Espanol About Rape and Sexual Assault

Posted on: Monday, July 25, 2011

Keywords: interview, Danette Wilson Gonzalez, Counseling Center, Safe Horizon, Rape, Sexual Assalt, CNN EN ENSPANOL

Reporter Adriana Hauser of CNN EN ESPANOL interviewed Safe Horizon expert Danette Wilson Gonzalez from the Counseling Center on July 12, 2011 regarding the recent increase of rape reports in NYC. Wilson-Gonzalez gave insight on the resources and services available...

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”...

DSK Case Continues to Prompt Public Debate About Rape and Sexual Assault

Posted on: Thursday, July 14, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, CEO Ariel Zwang, Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang, DSK, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, rape, sexual assault, IMF case, Strauss-Kahn case, rape victims

Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz (Associated Press) interview Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang in a July 13, 2011 article about the public debate continuing to emerge regarding the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case. Zwang is quoted stating that it is important to...

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...

Will the Strauss-Kahn Case Discourage Rape Victims from Reporting Crimes?

Posted on: Thursday, July 7, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Stauss-Kahn case, sex assault Strauss-Kahn, IMF case, DSK case, rape, New York City rape, New York City Strauss-Kahn

Strauss-Kahn case may discourage sex crime victimsBy Paula RogoNEW YORK | Thu Jul 7, 2011 4:41pm EDT(Reuters) - Regardless of the outcome of the sexual assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the case could discourage victims from coming...

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...

Responding to the State Department's 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report

Posted on: Thursday, June 30, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, ATEST, Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking, 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report, Anti-Trafficking Program, human trafficking, trafficking in persons, anti-trafficking organizations

ATEST (Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking) issued a response to the recent release of the 2011 Trafficking in Persons report from the U.S. State Department. Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program, an ATEST partner, joined with other anti-trafficking organizations such as...

New York State Suspends Participation in the Secure Communities Program

Posted on: Thursday, June 2, 2011

Keywords: Secure Communities Program, Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York State, New York, Safe Horizon

Thursday, June 02, 2011 - Safe Horizon applauds Wednesday's decision to suspend New York State's participation in the Secure Communities Program pending further review. Immigration status should not be a barrier to contacting law enforcement for immediate help. Unfortunately, in...

Safe Horizonís 16th Annual Champion Awards

Posted on: Thursday, May 12, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon Champion Awards, 16th Champion Awards, Safe Horizon 2011 Champion Awards, 2011 Champion Awards

On Wednesday, May 11, 2011, more than 700 supporters gathered at Cipriani Wall Street for Safe Horizon’s 16th Annual Champion Awards dinner helping raise $1 million in much needed funds.  One pinnacle moment was a bidding war during our live auction...

Senior VP Nancy Arnow Honored for Leadership in Advocating for Children

Posted on: Thursday, May 5, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Nancy Arnow, Child Advocacy Centers, Child Advocacy Award, Nancy Arnow Safe Horizon, Child Advocacy

ACS Presents Child Advocacy Awards(From: New York Nonprofit Press)The New York City Administration for Children’s Services honored several individuals and organizations last week with Child Advocacy Awards for their outstanding contribution to keeping children safe and strengthening families. The honorees...

Board Member Sil Lai Abrams featured in Ebony Magazine

Posted on: Monday, April 18, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, board member, Sil Lai Abrams, Ebony Magazine, Passing Strangely

Safe Horizon board member Sil Lai Abrams was featured in the latest edition of Ebony Magazine. In the article, "Passing Strangely," Ms. Abrams discusses her background and coming to terms with her past.You can read Ms. Abrams' article in the...

Fox Business Reviews TRUST Screening

Posted on: Friday, April 1, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Fox Business News, Trust Screening, David Schwimmer, Fox David Schwimmer, Safe Horizon Trust Screening

Fox Business reporter Nancy Colasurdo attended Safe Horizon's advance screening and panel discussion on Monday and wrote about the event.  Colasurdo's article, “Shades of ‘Trust:’ Shining a Light on Sexual Predators,” can be read here:http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2011/04/01/shades-trust-shining-light-sex-predators/#Shades of "Trust:" Shining a Light on Sexual...

Safe Horizon Joins Director David Schwimmer for TRUST

Posted on: Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Keywords: Safe Horizon, David Schwimmer, TRUST Screening, TRUST movie, David Schwimmer TRUST, Safe Horizon TRUST, Safe Horizon David Schwimmer

On March 28, guests filled the theaters at Tribeca Cinemas to view TRUST, which details an emotional and thought-provoking story about a 14-year girl who is a victim of Internet stalking and sexual assault.  The film stars Clive Owen...

Homeland Security Laws Create Danger for Victims of Domestic Violence

Posted on: Thursday, February 24, 2011

Keywords: Homeland Security laws, domestic violence victims, Homeland Security domestic violence, Secure Communities, federal laws, Immigration Law Project, Safe Horizon

NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS), FEBRUARY 24, 2011 --Safe Horizon, the largest assistance agency for victims of domestic violence in New York City, has long advised clients to contact the police, even if they are undocumented immigrants.That advice no longer holds true,...

Actress Emmy Rossumís New Spring Handbag to Benefit Families Affected by Domestic Violence

Posted on: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Keywords: Actress Emmy Rossum, Emmy Rossum, Emmy Rossum handbag, Elie Tahari, Elie Tahari handbag, Safe Horizon

 Actress Emmy Rossum, who starred in “Day After Tomorrow,” “Phantom of the Opera,” and now stars in the new Showtime series “Shameless,” has teamed up with fashion designer Elie Tahari to design a special handbag for the Spring 2011 collection...

Senator-Elect Tony Avella Donates Valuable Tools for Domestic Violence Victims

Posted on: Friday, December 17, 2010

Keywords: New York State Senator Tony Avella, Tony Avella, Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon donation, Tony Avella donation, domestic violence donation

Council Member and New York State Senator-Elect Tony Avella has donated 15 cell phones used during his successful Senate campaign to Safe Horizon, who will provide them to victims of domestic violence.  Senator-Elect Avella personally presented the cell phones to...

Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang Talks to Whom You Know

Posted on: Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Keywords: Safe Horizon CEO, Safe Horizon, Safe Horizon CEO Ariel Zwang, CEO Ariel Zwang, Ariel Zwang, Safe Horizon Ariel Zwang

WhomYouKnow.com MOVERS AND SHAKERS: Ariel Zwang, Chief Executive Officer, Safe HorizonAriel Zwang is the CEO of Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading provider of services to victims of crime and abuse. Last year, Safe Horizon provided support, prevented violence, and promoted justice...

Safe Horizon Mentioned on "Law & Order: SVU"

Posted on: Monday, September 20, 2010

Keywords: Safe Horizon, Law & Order, Special Victims Unit

If you're a fan of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" then you probably watched the new season's premiere on Wednesday, September 22nd. Mariska Hargitay's character mentioned us as she helped a family in crisis as a service they could turn...

NYC Mayor Bloomberg Launches Child Abuse Awareness Campaign

Posted on: Thursday, July 22, 2010

Keywords: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, child abuse awareness, child abuse, Safe Horizon, New York City child abuse, Administration for Children's Services

Mayor Bloomberg holds press conference at the Queens Child Advocacy Center to launch "Be Careful About Who Cares for Your Child" campaign On Thursday, July 22nd, Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference at the Queens Child Advocacy Center...

Champion 2010 Awards Covered by Style 1 Media

Posted on: Thursday, June 3, 2010

Keywords: Champion 2010 Awards, Safe Horizon, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Verizon

More than 450 supporters at the Safe Horizon 15th Annual Champion Awards Gala at Gotham Hall fell silent as Diana, a survivor of human trafficking, spoke from the podium. With great feeling she recounted the...

Nonprofit Partners Instill Sense of Security

Posted on: Thursday, May 20, 2010

Keywords: Schlage, Schlage donation, Schlage lock donation, Safe Horizon, Project SAFE, locks for victims, locks for victims of violence

On a recent evening, a woman who is calling herself “Francine” was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend in her Downtown Manhattan apartment. The man fled before the 9th Precinct cops arrived. A local hospital referred Francine to Safe Horizon’s domestic violence...

Safe Horizon's mission is to provide support, prevent violence and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

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