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.


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Alliance Announcements


Thank You For Making Celebration of Excellence 2019 the Best Yet!
Whether you attended the event last Monday evening, joined as a sponsor or host committee member, shared the love on social media, or donated from afar, we are so appreciative. Your help is critical as we build the capacity of our core programs — helping survivors navigate their legal options and healing process, training the professionals who support survivors post-assault, and disrupting the cycle of sexual violence through prevention education and policy advocacy. Photos of the evening are available on our Facebook page if you’d like to check them out. And watch the video of the awardees here!


SAFE Training Institute Courses and Activities:

May SAFE Alliance Quarterly Meeting & Training
On May 21, 2019, join the NYC community of Medical Forensic Examiners to stay connected and strengthen your skills to advance in your profession. The NYC SAFE Alliance provides a forum for sexual assault forensic examiners to share information, expand skills, network, and connect. 


June 2019 Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Course
This comprehensive, 40-hour* SAFE certification course trains medical professionals to provide competent, compassionate care to sexual assault victims, while using the most advanced technology associated with DNA and other sexual assault forensic evidence collection and preservation.


The Alliance’s 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.


New episode: A Decade of Excellence

Every year, the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault honors 6 exemplary professionals working to prevent sexual assault or respond and support survivors. This year the Alliance celebrated our 10 year anniversary of the annual Lydia Martinez Multidisciplinary Collaboration Award AND added a 7th honoree!
On this episode, we talked to 4 past winners to see what they have to say about the award, about what has changed in the field since they won, and what’s giving them life these days!

Listen here now!  This episode was produced and edited by Jeenie Yoon.  


Creating Pathways: Enhancing Systems’ Responses to Sexual Violence  —  Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence
Please join us for a discussion with experts from law enforcement, medical, legal and advocacy fields around best practices and survivor-centered responses to sexual assault. This conference is being held on April 29th from 8:30am – 4:30pm. 


The Prom You Always Wanted Dinner and Dance  —  The Center for Anti-Violence Education
The Prom You Always Wanted is CAE’s premier fundraising event honoring individuals in the community who have had an impact on our mission and celebrating the important work we do. Additionally, we honor a former graduate for their courage and commitment to anti-violence work. This year’s prom will be held on Sunday, April 28th at the Bowery Hotel.

Job Opportunities

Supervising Attorney  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault


Staff Attorney  —  NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault


Coordinator, Child Witness Materials Development Project  —  Center for Court Innovation


Part-time Social Worker  —  Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Department of Social Work


One Again Coordinator  —  Womankind

For Survivors, Advocates and Allies

Sister Circle: For Female Survivors Over Age 18  —  Black Women’s Blueprint

Speak your truth. We will listen. Sister Circle is a free healing/counseling group for female survivors over the age of 18.