Deaf Survivors of Abuse Speak Out!

Date: 
Thu, 09/28/2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Mount Sinai West (formerly Roosevelt Hospital) 1000 10th Avenue, 2nd Floor Auditorium New York, NY

Deaf Survivors of Abuse Speak Out!
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mount Sinai West (formerly Roosevelt Hospital)
1000 10th Avenue, 2nd Floor Auditorium; New York, NY

The New York County Collaborative presents a film screening of “Secret Survivors,” a documentary theater project by Ping Chong + Company exploring the stories of Deaf and hearing survivors of abuse, followed by a panel discussion with Deaf survivors. The panel will address the unique barriers Deaf survivors face following abuse, and recommendations for service providers to meet the needs of this community.  
 
Refreshments will be provided.
  
Who should attend: Deaf and hearing community members, victim service providers, interpreting agency providers, and medical, law enforcement and criminal justice personnel.
 
Accommodations: ASL interpretation and CART services will be provided. All other accommodation requests must be received by September 8th, 2017, by completing this form.

RSVP: The deadline to RSVP for this event is September 25th. RSVP at this link
 
Questions? Email Laura Fidler at lauraf@bflnyc.org
 
*The New York County Collaborative is a partnership of Barrier Free LivingThe New York County District Attorney’s OfficeHarlem Independent Living CenterCrime Victims Treatment Center and CONNECT.
This project is supported by Grant No. 2015-FW-AX-K007 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. 

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