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  • August 21

    This summer, Andrea Lewis BA ’21 participated in the Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) program. Administered by Americans for the Arts, DIAL matches undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to leadership positions at arts nonprofits. As one of only 24 students selected in a nationwide application process, Lewis spent 10 weeks working for Free Arts NYC. 

  • November 26
    The New York Crime Victims Legal Help is an online resource that connects victims with legal help on issues related to housing, family, employment, finances, and more.   
  • September 18
    The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City.
  • September 17
    Safe Horizon’s ILP provides free and low-cost legal services to undocumented immigrant victims of crime and their families in New York City.
  • September 17
    NYLAG provides free legal services to low-income New York residents.  Their VAWA/U-Visa Project assists immigrant victims of domestic violence, while their Assistance to Victims of Immigration Fraud project works to assist immigrant victims of unethical legal representatives.
  • January 7
    The mission of the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, research and advocacy.
  • January 7
    InMotion provides free legal services to low-income women in New York City. Their services are designed to address the unique needs of women who suffer from abuse—most of their clients are survivors of domestic violence. They focus on reaching women living in immigrant communities who are isolated by language and cultural barriers.
  • March 11
    The Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program provides intensive case management to women, men, and children who have been victims of labor and sex trafficking on the East Coast. Case managers provide social and legal services, as well as referrals for other support.
  • January 31
    The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault works with local, state, and national organizations all of whom are dedicated to ending sexual violence.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers for victims of sexual violence throughout the state.
  • December 5
    This program provides financial assistance to victims of crime for expenses such as medical and counseling costs, loss of wages, loss of support, crime scene cleanup, travel, limited property replacement, $1,000 in attorney fees for representation, and funeral costs.
  • October 28
    The Women’s Center for Victim Protection, a project of New York Legal Assistance Group, protects the legal rights of victims of crimes of sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking in New York City.
  • September 13
    Safe Horizon provides a variety of resources and support to victims of crime.  Programs and services include counseling, shelter, and legal advocacy.
  • September 13
    The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a nonprofit membership organization of statewide victim advocates.  Their website has a directory of local support and service providers for victims of domestic violence, including shelters.
  • August 23
    It is the Mission of the Office of Victim Services to provide compensation to innocent victims of crime in a timely, efficient and compassionate manner; to fund direct services to crime victims via a network of community-based programs; and to advocate for the rights and benefits of all innocent victims of crime.
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