November 2011

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 

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 “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...

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...

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