STEPS to End Family Violence

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AUGUST 2012

STEPS CABLES NEWS SPECIAL

NY1  takes a look at the artwork that children have done as a tribute to their incarcerated mothers.  Click below to view the video: 

 http://manhattan.ny1.com/content/top_stories/167479/children-communicate-with-incarcerated-mothers-through-mural

 

NOVEMBER 2011 

Sentencing Survivors: Help Change How the Criminal Legal System Responds to Survivor-Defendants

On Monday, November 21, 2011, the CUNY Law Domestic Violence Coalition invited a panel of domestic violence survivors and advocates to speak about the Domestic Violence Survivor Justice Act (http://www.dvsurvivorsjusticeact.org/).

The panel, “Sentencing Survivors: Help Change How the Criminal Legal System Responds to Survivor-Defendants,” was co-sponsored by the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ), and OUTLaws. The panel began with a short documentary, “Strength of a Woman,” (http://www.dvsurvivorsjusticeact.org/multimedia/strength-of-a-womanfilm/) and included:

* Sharon Richardson, STEPS to End Family Violence
* Jesenia Santana, STEPS to End Family Violence
* Jaya Vasandani, Women in Prison Project, Correctional Association of New York
* Prof. Donna Lee (Moderator), CUNY Law

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/law/?p=18201 © 2012 YouTube, LLC

VICTORY OVER VIOLENCE: THE SERIES

WPIX profiled STEPS twice during their “Victory Over Violence” series for DV Awareness Month this October.  This first spot focuses on our Children’s Therapy Programming. Clink on  the link provided for additional information: http://www.wpix.com/videobeta/f384d67e-6f08-4fac-be77-fb638f260aa7/News/Victory-Over-Violence-How-Children-Can-Express-Their-Feelings

 

VICTORY OVER VIOLENCE-ATI CLIENT SUCCESS STORY

This second spot highlights our ATI program’s very successful work with a client. Clink on this link for additional information:  http://www.wpix.com/videobeta/59ee591c-8b73-41de-a430-8eb94a5be078/Health/Victory-Over-Violence-Woman-Who-Had-To-Kill-Her-Abusive-Husband