VIP in the Press

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Jimmy Meagher Policy Director at Safe Horizon, Lisa Alexander Senior Staff Attorney with Day One and Lorraine Correa a Counselor Advocate for the Sexual Violence Project at the Violence Intervention Program in New York City speak with Breaking Distance about the work their around client services, community programs, sexual, domestic and intimate partner violence prevention and more.
As the coronavirus forces people to stay home, reports of domestic violence are falling in New York City, alarming the authorities.
OPEN BXRx host, Sonyi Lopez speaks to Karla Mejia, Violence Intervention Organizer at VIP Mujeres to discuss services available for domestic abuse survivors during COVID-19 and lockdown.
Many domestic and sexual assault survivors are trapped inside with their abusers since state-wide mandates to stay home. Bronxnet reporter Dorissa White speaks to representatives from Violence Intervention Program on what survivors can do at this time.
En estos días muchas personas han tenido que permanecer el mayor tiempo posible en sus hogares, sin embargo, esta situación puede poner en riesgo a muchas mujeres que sufren de violencia doméstica. Les presentamos una conversacion con Rosaana Conforme de la organizaición Violence Intervention Program, Inc (VIP) para que nos hable de qué pueden hacer quienes están viviendo una situación de violencia en sus hogares…
It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and The Takeaway is looking at the challenges unique to immigrant women facing gender-based violence in the United States.
Marching and chanting, the women in white strode down Broadway, their veils and long trains trailing behind them. For the past 19 years, the annual Brides March is held on September 26 as participants mobilize against domestic and intimate partner violence.
A large crowd – clad in blue denim – gathered at Foley Square for New York City’s annual Denim Day rally to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
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