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The Lang Report: 5 Recommendations To Better Support Domestic Violence Survivors

October 29, 2018
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A new report from Safe Horizon is filled with data on domestic violence and those it affects. The report was commissioned by the nonprofit to better understand how to support survivors. The 24-page report contains lots of information about associated issues, but concludes with five recommendations focused on these five areas: Shelter funding Trauma treatment…

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SEX WORK ART WORK: NEW YORK SEX WORKERS AGAINST SEX TRAFFICKING

February 22, 2018
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SEX WORK ART WORK: NEW YORK SEX WORKERS AGAINST SEX TRAFFICKING

Despite a minimal budget, the New York City-based nonprofit Beauty for Freedom has helped victims of sex trafficking near and far, including through a recent art exhibition – and an unusual partnership – in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport, NYN Media reports.

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Love Does Not Hurt

October 17, 2017
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Love Does Not Hurt

Support our efforts to help survivors of domestic violence. Make a donation in any amount you can afford. No amount is too small and every little bit helps. If you are unable to donate, kindly share our post with your friends, family members and followers on social media. Thank You.

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 15, 2017
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Support our efforts to help survivors of domestic violence. Make a donation in any amount you can afford. No amount is too small and every little bit helps. Thank You.

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Lancman holds hearing on effectiveness of domestic violence courts

September 25, 2017
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Lancman holds hearing on effectiveness of domestic violence courts

A steep rise in domestic violence across the five boroughs, and its effect on the city’s homeless crisis, prompted an oversight hearing last week by the City Council’s Committee on Courts & Legal Services chaired by Councilman Rory Lancman, the Times Ledger writes.

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New York Adding Shelter Options for Homeless Victims of Domestic Abuse

June 14, 2017
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New York Adding Shelter Options for Homeless Victims of Domestic Abuse

Domestic violence continues to drive homelessness in New York City, ahead of evictions and overcrowding, and to address the issue, the city is also bolstering its separate, smaller system of domestic violence shelters by opening 54 additional apartment-style units for families next month, the Times writes.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar

October 23, 2014
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Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar

Are you a victim of domestic violence? Do you know someone who is? If you answered YES to any of the above, please share this post with a family member, friend, colleague, co-worker or neighbor. If you simply wish to learn more… come and talk with our DV Specialists. DO NOT suffer in silence! Kindly…

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

May 7, 2014
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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

The African American Planning Commission is in the business of making every day a happy day for families and children who are at risk of homelessness and survivors of domestic violence by providing a safe, secure haven. Thank you for your support as we rely on your generosity. While celebrating with your own family this…

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Domestic Violence & HIV/AIDS Video Stories

March 6, 2014
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Domestic Violence & HIV/AIDS Video Stories

Real Talk: Living with HIV and AIDS   HIV/AIDS Video Stories The effects of HIV and AIDS are global, but the stories are personal. Black or white, rich or poor, adult or child… HIV and AIDS do not discriminate. The stories here are used to reduce stigma, raise awareness, promote prevention, encourage testing and enhance…

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