First Lady McCray Announces Groundbreaking Initiative To Intervene In Domestic Violence

Today, First Lady Chirlane McCray announced Interrupting Violence At Home, a groundbreaking citywide effort to address domestic violence through services, training, and intervention for abusive partners who are not involved in the criminal justice system. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray Announces Expansion Of Mental Health Services For Domestic Violence Survivors

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Commissioner Cecile Noel of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence and NYC Health + Hospitals announced the expansion of Mental Health Teams at all five of the City’s Family Justice Centers, with one in each borough. Continue Reading →

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Women’s Caucus Leads Citywide Day Of Action To Raise Domestic Violence Uptown And Around Town

On Thursday, October 19, 2017 8 AM – 9 AM, but times will vary. New York City is opening a Hurricane Service Center to assist residents of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who are relocating to New York City for short-term or long-term stays following the recent hurricanes. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Woman Who Kills Boyfriend With Hot Oil Gets Prison Time

A Harlem woman who burned and stabbed her boyfriend to near-death following a domestic argument will face nearly two decades in state prison, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Woman Gets Prison For Trying To Murder Boyfriend With Hot Oil

NY Post reports that a Harlem woman was sentenced Tuesday to 16 years in prison for trying to murder her boyfriend ​with scalding hot oil and a knife ​after a quarrel, authorities said. Continue Reading →

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4 Tips For Women Helping Women Heal From Harlem To Harare

women engagedVice President Joe Biden recently introduced pop star Lady Gaga at the Oscars to spotlight the issue of campus sexual assault, which is part of a White House campaign against domestic and sexual violence. Continue Reading →

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