Events

Join Victim Advocacy Services of Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson and your local law enforcement agency and pledge to believe survivors. Come to VIA Port (Rotterdam Square Mall) Malls parking lot and sign a pledge that will then be taped to the cruisers....

Wear teal, the color of sexual assault awareness and prevention, on the SAAM Day of Action. Wearing teal — whether it’s a teal ribbon, shirt, or other accessory — will serve as a conversation-starter about topics like consent, respect, and supporting survivors. Share a selfie...

Join Victim Advocacy Services of Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson for Stand Up for Survivors, a comedy fundraiser for Victim Advocacy Services, with Jarrett Mayo, Jennifer McMullen, Jaye McBride, Andy McDermott, and Erin Harkes. This event will be held at the First Reformed Church of Schenectady....

Despite the prevalence of stalking—a crime affecting some 6-7.5 million people at some time in their lives—advocates and other allied professions responsible for working with stalking victims may feel hampered by lack of training and resources to address the crime of stalking in a comprehensive...

Rural advocacy programs typically have large spread-out service areas and a small staff to provide services to survivors of sexual and domestic violence. This reality for rural programs can make it difficult to provide outreach and services to all of the many small communities within...

Rooted in the lessons learned from the multi-year national Sexual Assault Demonstration Initiative (SADI) project, Embracing Change & Growth will focus on infrastructure and services to effectively serve all survivors of sexual violence in healing. This conference will explore: organizational change & capacity building addressing racism & oppression within our organizations critical self-reflection...