Here are some of the major activities we’ve been up to recently. Be sure to join us for our upcoming events — time flies when you’re having fun!
June 27, 2020: Global Forum on Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking During & Post COVID-19
The PowerPoint from the above presentation is available here in PDF format:
June 9, 2020: Human Trafficking Webinar
PowerPoint slides from the webinar are available for download as a PDF file:
May 27, 2020: Rebooting Your Career Webinar
Featuring executive career coach and resume writer Ann-Marie Ditta.
The PowerPoint slides from the webinar are available for download as a PDF file:
May 7, 2020: South Asian Roundtable Discussion on Women’s Issues
This conference call touched on issues of domestic violence, human trafficking, forced marriage, and suicide. Another conference call is planned for June.
Spring 2020 Poetry Contest
Read the winning poem from fifth grader Zoe Beharrylal.
April 30, 2020: Health & Wellness During Quarantine Webinar
Psychotherapist, Certified Recovery Coach
Certified Nutritionist, Certified Trainer
Founding Director, The Motherhood Center of New York
Thank you to our sponsor, Wisselman, Harounian & Assocs. The PowerPoint slides are available for download as a PDF file:
April 21, 2020: Pandemic Legal Issues Webinar
A webinar covering Asset Protection Law, Advance Directives, and Family Law
Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Esq.
Law Offices of Ann-Margaret Carrozza
Elder Law and Estate Planning
Former New York State Assembly Member
Jacqueline Harounian, Esq.
Partner, Wisselman, Harounian & Associates
Matrimonial and Family Law
PowerPoint slides and other webinar resources are available for download:
April 14, 2020: Domestic Violence Webinar
February 2020: Poster Contest
See the winners of our women’s rights poster contest. Thanks to all the participants!
Feb 12, 2020: Domestic Violence Panel
We had a very successful and well attended panel on domestic violence at Queens Borough Hall. Experts in the field made presentation, followed by a question and answer session. The panelists were:
Susan Jacob, Executive Director, New York City Family Justice Center, Queens Mayor’s Office to End Gender-Based Violence
Joseph Alohan & Police Officer Yussef Vass, NYPD Domestic Violence Unit
Amanda Burden, Training and Outreach Supervisor & Rita Abadi, LMHC, Mount Sinai Sexual Assault Violence Intervention Program (SAVI)
Shilpi Chatterjee, Domestic Violence Program Advocate, Sakhi for South Asian Women
Jennifer Ruiz Diaz, Sexual Violence Project Coordinator, Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (for Latina Victims)
Joan Serrano Laufer, LMSW, Executive Director, Queensboro Council for Social Welfare
Jaqueline Harounian, Esq. & Joseph Bracconier, Esq., Wisselman, Harounian & Associates
Dec 8, 2019: Fort Totten Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for CWNY’s new Fort Totten location was held on the afternoon of December 8, 2019. We’re very excited about what we’ll be able to offer at our newly renovated landmark building at 207 Totten Avenue, Fort Totten, Bayside, NY 11359. Check out the Commemorative Journal.
Apr 28, 2019: 32nd Annual Luncheon
Honoring Trailblazers for Women’s Rights.