Events

Recognizing Violent Intersections: A FREE Series On How Racism, Poverty and Gender Oppression Impact Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Date: 
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: 
198 East 161st Street, 2nd Floor, Bronx, NY 10451

Please join the NYC Family Justice Center, Bronx (BXFJC) and CONNECT for: Recognizing Violent Intersections: A FREE Series to Discuss How Racism, Poverty and Gender Oppression Impact Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).

Dates and Times:
Wednesdays: July 9th, July 16th, July 23rd, July 30th and August 6th, 2014
10:30am to 12:30pm
(5 total sessions) 

Location:         
BXFJC Training Room
198 East 161st Street, Second Floor 
                                                    

Quentin Walcott Speaking At Peace Is A Lifestyle Conference

Date: 
Sat, 06/28/2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: 
Fordham University, 113 West 60th Street, NY, NY

We’re delighted that our Co-Executive Director, Quentin Walcott, will be speaking at the The 1st Annual PEACE IS A LIFESTYLE Conference

on Saturday, June 28, 2014
9:00am - 3:00pm

at Fordham University
Lincoln Center Campus
113 West 60th Street
(at the corner of 60th St. & Columbus Ave.)
Pope Auditorium.

Join CONNECT at the NYC Dyke March

Date: 
Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: 
Bryant Park, 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets, NY, NY

Join CONNECT, Radical Women and STEPS to End Family Violence at the Annual NYC Dyke March as we raise awareness about the Marissa Alexander case.

Saturday, June 28
4:00 PM 
Fountain @ Bryant Park, (6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets).

Mobilizing Meeting for Marissa Alexander

Date: 
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
127 W 127th Street, NY, NY

Join Radical Women and CONNECT 

on June 12 at 6 PM
at 127 West 127th Street
New York, NY, 10027 to:

- Hear updates on Marissa’s legal defense and organizing efforts
- Discuss plans to travel to Jacksonville and participate in Standing Our Ground Week from July 25-30
- Plan flyering/tabling for June at the NYC Dyke March & LGBT Pride Parade
- Brainstorm other action and fundraising ideas in support of Marissa’s campaign

RSVPnycradicalwomen@nyct.net or 212-222-0633 
OR nbridges@connectnyc.org

Women's Circle: “The Consequences of Rejection - Male Retaliation”

Date: 
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
127 W 127th Street, Rm 432, New York, NY 10027


In light of recent events such as:

· a teenage boy stabbing a fellow classmate for rejecting his prom proposal

· a young man going on a killing spree because of “female rejection”

our Women’s Circle for June focuses on “The Consequences of Rejection: Male Retaliation”

Tuesday, June 2
6 - 8 PM 
127 West 127 Street, NY, NY, 10027

National HIV Testing Day: Running Days Are Done Performance and Discussion

Date: 
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
63 W. 126th Street, New York , NY 10027

In recognition of National HIV Testing Day, CONNECT is pleased to be co-sponsoring with Harlem United and New Hope for the World Ministries a return of Running Days Are Done, the one-act play, followed by discussion and dinner. 

Monday , June 30 6:00 PM
New Hope for the World Ministries
63 W. 126th Street New York , NY 10027

7th Annual Interfaith Breakfast in Brooklyn: Transforming Abuse - Building a Culture of Nonviolence

Date: 
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 
Brooklyn Business Library, 280 Cadman Plaza W. at Tillary Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

CONNECT Faith and the Healing Center are pleased to invite you to the 7th Annual Interfaith Breakfast on “Transforming Abuse: Building a Culture of Nonviolence”

on Friday June 6
10 AM - 12 PM
at the Brooklyn Business Library
280 Cadman Plaza W. at Tillary Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201.

Father's Day Pledge: This June, join 10,001 Men in 55 Cities

Date: 
Sat, 06/14/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
City Hall steps, NYC City Hall between Broadway, Park Row and Chambers Street

Please join us for our 1st NATIONAL Father’s Day Pledge on Saturday, June 14 at 12:00 pm on the steps of City Hall (Manhattan).

This year, join CONNECT - Safe Families, Peaceful CommunitiesCouncil Member Laurie Cumbo and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer AND Rochester (NY) Councilman Adam McFadden,  President of the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO), as our #FathersDay #PledgeAgainstViolence is held in 55 cities across the US and Canada!

Father's Day Pledge: This June, join 10,001 Men in 50 Cities

Date: 
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
City Hall steps, NYC City Hall between Broadway, Park Row and Chambers Street

Please join us for the 5th Annual NYC Father’s Day Pledge on Wednesday, June 11, 2014  and Saturday, June 14 at 12:00 pm on the steps of City Hall, Manhattan.

Founded in 2010 by NYC Council Member Julissa Ferreras and CONNECT, the Father’s Day Pledge brings together fathers and men to make a commitment to end violence in our homes, schools and communities. This year, join CONNECTCouncil Member Laurie Cumbo and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer as we honor Men & Fathers with Father’s Day Pledge activities throughout NYCThe presence of women is both welcomed and highly encouraged! 

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SAIV NYC: Perspectives On Forgiveness And Intimate Violence

Date: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
127 West 127 Street, New York NY 10027

At our MAY SAIV NYC - Spiritual Alliance to Stop Intimate Violence - meeting on
Friday, MAY 9, 
2:30 - 5:00 PM 
at the CONNECT office in Harlem - 127 West 127th Street, New YorkNY 11217