Author: Joanne Zannoni

Dear Colleagues, New York State is among those most affected by COVID-19. In response to this quickly evolving situation, NYSCASA is encouraging staff and colleagues to conduct business remotely whenever possible. We are encouraging staff and colleagues to follow CDC and WHO guidelines and practice social distancing wherever possible, including...

  Ending Violence Without Violence 2020 Conference The mainstream anti-sexual violence movement has largely relied on criminal legal and legislative strategies to prevent and respond to sexual violence. But the traditional criminal legal system does not always offer healing or justice for all survivors, nor does it...

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Do you have news for NYSCASA to share in our next digest? Email submissions with “Newsletter” in the subject line to Chelsea Miller, Communications Director, at cmiller@nyscasa.org.   Coalition News     Seeking Candidates for NYSCASA Board of Directors NYSCASA is seeking candidates for its Board of Directors, including one...

—NYSCASA Staff   In 2019, NYSCASA staff had the privilege to attend a two-day training on cultural safety, presented by Seven Dancers Coalition in Akwesasne, also known as the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation. “Cultural safety” as a concept originated in the field of nursing education, specifically in New...

  Do you have news for NYSCASA to share in our next digest? Email submissions with “Newsletter” in the subject line to Chelsea Miller, Communications Director, at cmiller@nyscasa.org.   Coalition News Happy New Year from NYSCASA! Our work would not be possible without you, an extraordinary network of supporters,...

For Immediate Release: December 17, 2019 Contact: Selena Bennett-Chambers, Director of Public Policy, sbennett-chambers@nyscasa.org / Chelsea R. Miller, Communications Director, cmiller@nyscasa.org   NYSCASA Statement on Gov. Cuomo’s Proposal to Close the Rape Intoxication Loophole The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA) supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to close the ‘rape...

Do you have news for NYSCASA to share in our next digest? Email submissions with “Newsletter” in the subject line to Chelsea Miller, Communications Director, at cmiller@nyscasa.org.   Coalition News   NYSCASA Is Hiring! NYSCASA is currently hiring for two full-time positions at our Albany office: Campus Projects Director ...

This year marks the 20th year of the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) as an annual event. TDOR was set aside to memorialize those who have been killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. TDOR serves several purposes: it raises public awareness of hate crimes...