February 2012

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...

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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