December 2011

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...

NBC's Chuck Scarborough Interviews Safe Horizonís Liz Roberts for Nonstop Giving Segment

Posted on: Monday, December 12, 2011

Keywords: Chuck Scarborough Nonstop, Liz Roberts, Safe Horizon Giving

NBC’s New York Nonstop Nightly News with Chuck Scarborough featured Safe Horizon’s Chief Program Officer Liz Roberts on Friday, December 9, for a live in-studio interview on the organization and its work in the areas of child abuse and human...

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,...

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