VIP in the Press

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My guest on this week’s episode of The Way to College Podcast is Margarita Guzman. Margarita is the Executive Director of the Violence Intervention Program in New York and she has an amazing story. I’m so grateful for the opportunity to share her story. Check it out!
Segmento 1 de Enfoque Telemundo 47 del domingo, 29 de octubre de 2023.
Cuando se trata de la violencia doméstica, una forma de infligir control sobre la víctima es el abuso financiero. Ana Ledo nos trae la historia.
En este conversatorio, seremos acompanad@s por Estela Medel de Violence Intervention Program (VIP) [Nueva York] y Julieta Morales de Enlace Comunitario [Nuevo México]. Estela y Julieta son promotoras de organizaciones Latin@s de violencia doméstica con modelos de promotor@s. Durante esta conversatorio, las presentadoras destacarán la importancia de fortalecer a l@s sobrevivientes latin@s y a sus comunidades. Participantes tendrán la oportunidad de participar en una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con las promotoras.
Rhina is joined by Violence Intervention Program Executive Director, Margarita Guzmán to discuss services available to anyone in need of help as we shed light on Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
En este capítulo, nos sumergimos en el inspirador mundo de las promotoras latinas del Violence Intervention Program (VIP) y su papel fundamental en la lucha contra la violencia doméstica en sus comunidades.
The Collective, a coalition of gender justice advocates working with immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, urgently calls for empathy and data-driven solutions in response to the escalating migrant crisis in NYC.
In February, the Bronx saw its overall crime numbers dip by 5%, with notable drops in robberies and larcenies. However, a concerning trend continued as reported rapes dropped citywide by 22%, yet rose in the borough by 16% over that same timeframe last year.
Each year, as we step into Women’s History Month, philanthropy around issues of gender, including women and gender nonconforming people, comes sharply into focus. We read pieces and release data about shrinking funding and interventions, and then, more or less, move on until the next calendar milestone reminds us to pay heed.
More than 12 million American men and women a year are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner. As the coronavirus pandemic has forced many families to shelter in place over the last 18 months, the numbers of domestic violence and child abuse cases have skyrocketed at an outsized pace.
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