July 2011

CEO Ariel Zwang Discusses Dominique Strauss-Kahn and “Blame the Victim” 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...

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