Events

Dept. of Health: Office of Women's Health Violence Prevention Webinar

Location: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 26 Federal Plaza, #3835, New York, NY 10278

Q moderates a webinar,”Healthy Relationships: Preventing Interpersonal Violence Among Adolescents” webinar organized by the Department of Health and Human Services at their Office of Women’s Health.

The panel will highlight Strength-based approaches (peer education, trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, or creative strategies) to preventing interpersonal violence prevention. Panelists will be invited from community-based organizations in New York, New Jersey, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 | 2-3:30p.m.

webinarlink will be provided shorlty”

 

RSVP to connect@connectnyc.org

Not On My Watch: Human Trafficking & Domestic Violence Conference

Location: 
Coop City, 177 Dreiser Loop Auditorium B Bronx, NY 10475

Join Sally & Q on two separate panels about Faith and Domestic Violence and Men’s Work to Prevent and End Gender Based Violence at the 3rd Annual Not On My Watch! Conference called: Putting The Pieces Together.

Organized by the NYC Faith Based Coalition Against Human Trafficking & Domestic Violence the conference focuses on the faith community taking the lead to end trafficking and domestic violence in NYC and on the #NotOnMyWatch movement.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 10:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Coop City, 177 Dreiser Loop Auditorium B
Bronx, NY 10475

RSVP: http://nomw2016.eventbrite.com


CONNECT Faith Roundtable

Date: 
Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027

CONNECT Faith Roundtable. Join us on the thrid Thursday evening of every month for our ongoing Faith Roundtable. In collaboration with New York City’s diverse faith communities the Roundtable creates and strengthens response to gender and family violence.

CONNECT Faith programs include the monthly Interfaith Theological Roundtable, the Safe Faith Communities Project and The Power of Transformation: Identifying & Overcoming Vicarious Trauma for Faith Leaders.

 

Every Third Thursday of the month | 6 - 8 p.m.

CONNECT Office

127 W. 127th St. Room 432

Harlem, NY 10027

Trauma Sensitive Summer Yoga

Date: 
Wed, 09/07/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed, 09/21/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Trauma is an experience in our body. The body remembers neglect, abuse, and terror. Trauma keeps us trapped between regret of the past and fear of the future. Every week, in partnership with Exhale to Inhale Yoga, we offer free yoga classes designed to support trauma survivors.

Move, relax, and breathe together in an gentle, enlivening yoga class at CONNECT. Classes are FREE of cost and appropriate for all levels of experience and ability.


Every Wednesday  | 10 - 11 a.m.

CONNECT | 127 W. 127th St. Suite 432, Harlem, NY 10027

RSVP to connect@connectnyc.org

Trauma Sensitive Summer Yoga

Date: 
Wed, 08/03/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed, 08/10/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed, 08/17/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed, 08/31/2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Trauma is an experience in our body. The body remembers neglect, abuse, and terror. Trauma keeps us trapped between regret of the past and fear of the future. Every week, in partnership with Exhale to Inhale Yoga, we offer free yoga classes designed to support trauma survivors.

Move, relax, and breathe together in an gentle, enlivening yoga class at CONNECT. Classes are FREE of cost and appropriate for all levels of experience and ability.


Every Wednesday  | 10 - 11 a.m.

CONNECT | 127 W. 127th St. Suite 432, Harlem, NY 10027

RSVP to connect@connectnyc.org

Healing Drumming Circle

Date: 
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Join CONNECT and Patrice C. Queen, for our healing drums circle designed to transform lives through rhythm, words  and musical expression. The Healing Drum’s Circle is part of CONNECT’s ongoing programing focused on healing and community health and well being to prevent and end gender based violence. 

Wednesdays, 6- 8 p.m.

July 13 , 2016

July 20, 2016

CONNECT | 127 W. 127th St. Ste. 432, Harlem, NY 10027

RSVP to patricecqueen@msn.com

NYC Men's Roundtable: Which Way Forward After the US Presidential Election?

Date: 
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Conference Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027

Which way forward after the US presidential election? We’ll take time for an important conversation around race, gender, xenophobia and religion. 

Restoring Hopes in Times of Despair

Date: 
Thu, 07/21/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
127 W. 127th St. Conference Room 432, Harlem, NY 10027

To hope is to give yourself to the future - and that commitment to the future is what makes the present inhabitable.  - Rebecca Solnit 

Now is a time of brutalizing violence and despair. At times like this, it can be challenging to feel hope and keep our spirits alive. 

We invite you to our Faith Roundtable on Thursday, July 21st at 6p.m. at our office in Harlem to gather in community, repair our spirits,  restore hope, and keep the light of justice alive in our actions and our hearts.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 6-8p.m.

CONNECT Office

127 W. 127th St. Room 432

Harlem, NY 10027

Healthy & Positive Manhood Convo After Cutz

Date: 
Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
The Loft 914 Barbershop, 47 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains, NY 10601

Our Co-Executive Director, Quentin Walcott will facilitate a Men’s Circle called Convo after Cutz at The Loft 914 Barbershop in White Plains NY. “To truly engage men, fathers, and boys, we must meet the where they are. For many men, that place is the barbershop.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 | 6 - 8 p.m.

The Loft 914 Barbershop

47 Mamaroneck Avenue

White Plains, NY 10601

RSVP to qwalcott@connectnyc.org

Faith and Sexual Violence @ International Summit to End Sexual Violence

Date: 
Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:30am - 12:15pm
Location: 
Fordham University Rose Hill Campus

Our Co-Executive Director Sally MacNichol joins international representatives in NYC at the this Summit that addresses sexual violence in communities, on college and university campuses, and in K-12 schools. We welcome activists, educators, governmental leaders, community organization directors, Title IX coordinators, deans, counselors, administrators, business and military leaders, health professionals, students, and all who seek to end sexual violence from all backgrounds and perspectives.  www.EndSexualViolenceSummit.org

Monday, July 11, 2016

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

Fordham University Rose Hill Campus

RSVP to connect@connectnyc.org | Register Here: www.EndSexualViolenceSummit.org