Below you will find a rotating list of community announcements from our partners and colleagues in the field, ranging from local events and fundraisers to job and volunteer opportunities.


If you would like your program’s announcement to be included in this list, please email with details and promotional materials, and the subject heading “Announcement”.

Alliance Events

Tickets on Sale Now for 2018 Celebration Honoring Tarana Burke

Tickets are on sale now for the 9th Annual Celebration of Excellence on May 7th! We hope you will join us this year for cocktails, food and festivity, as well as celebrating our Lyda Martinez Awardees and our inaugural Courage and Light Honoree, founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke.



Introducing the Alliance’s First Ever Monthly Podcast: Sex Talk Happy Hour
Welcome to Sex Talk Happy Hour, a podcast hosted by the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault. We hope you’ll subscribe and join us as we talk with amazing and brilliant people to talk about sex, sexuality, consent, violence, gender, gender norms, so on and so forth. Subscribe, and follow us on Instagram (@NYCAlliance) and/or on Twitter (@NYCAASA) and let us know what you want to hear about. Use our hashtag, #SexTalkHappyHour. Click the link above to be brought directly to the podcast’s iTunes page.


First episode: Just in time for the 90th Academy Awards, Sex Talk Happy Hour discusses the Oscars, sex and sexuality in film, Hollywood double standards, ally-ship, and Celebrity activism/slacktivism. Co-Hosted by Jeenie Yoon (NYCAASA) and Guest Candice Frederick, Film/TV Critic and Journalist.


Healing Through Music presented by the Angel Band Project
The Angel Band Project is a national non-profit dedicated to providing healing for survivors of sexual assault through music. This workshop series will be held on Friday nights from 6 – 7:30pm for six weeks beginning April 6th.


#SpeakOut with Ladies at Lunch
Join Columbia University, School of Social Work with Ladies at Lunch founder, Yolanda Lawrence, featuring New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault on the evening of April 23rd as they create a brave space for women to share their experiences. Free to all attendees, refreshments will be served. *Women only event.


33rd Annual New York Crime Victims Candlelight Vigil  —  Downstate Coalition for Crime Victims & partners
The Candlelight Vigil, held each year during National Crime Victims Rights Week, will take place on Sunday, April 8th. This year’s theme, “Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims”, emphasizes the importance of inclusion in victim services. Photos of loved ones may be displayed at the ceremony which will be followed by refreshments and fellowship.


Bienvenida & Resource Fair  —  The Bronx Coalition Supporting Hurricane Maria Evacuees
At the upcoming resource fair at Hostos Community College on Saturday, March 24th, speakers will share information about the current state of recovery in PR, the latest on FEMA relief for those who evacuated PR and are currently living in shelters here in NY. The event will also feature a panel discussion on mental wellness in the midst of crisis.


Women’s Resilience Conference  —  Center for Bronx Nonprofits
This inspiring all day conference on March 23rd will feature: panel discussions; pop-up table talks; speakers from various organizations and workshops on discrimination; harassment; stress reduction and empowerment. Come share the great work being done around women’s empowerment, emotional wellness and innate resilience.

Job Opportunities

Special Victims Counselor, Sex Crimes  —  The New York County District Attorney’s Office


Family and Immigration Attorney  —  Bronx Legal Services


Child Therapist/Senior Counselor (SIFJC)  —  STEPS to End Family Violence

Support Groups

Intimate partner abuse can create situations where women feel isolated, trapped and confused about their experiences. This is a 10-session support group, beginning on Wednesday, March 21st, for survivors of intimate partner violence.


Support Group for Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse  —  The New York Center for Children
We are currently accepting referrals for a 10-12 week support group beginning mid-March for adolescent female’s (ages 14-16) who have experienced sexual abuse. The group will meet weekly on Mondays from 5-6pm.


Support Groups for Non-Offending Parents of Sexually Abused Children, English/Spanish  —  The New York Center for Children
NYCC will be running one group in English and one group in Spanish. Both will begin in early April and be held on Mondays from 11am-12:30pm.