Ruth Hassell-Thompson's posts related to Domestic Violence

Senator Hassell-Thompson and Members of Sanctuary for Families

Senator Hassell-Thompson and Members of Sanctuary for Families gather for the 2009 Abely Awards.

Senator Hassell-Thompson Says "It's Time To Talk"

On December 3, 2009 Americans nationwide will be participating in It's Time To Talk Day, a day dedicated to speaking about issues that are literally life and death ----domestic abuse and teen dating abuse.  Here’s an alarming statistic:  1 in 2 teens report that they have been personally victimized by controlling behaviors from a


Majority Stands Together with Domestic Violence Survivors

Legislative package establishes stronger rights, strengthens services 


Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson Recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson would like to remind all New Yorker’s that while October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a critical time set aside for raising awareness and promoting advocacy, it is really an issue that must be considered and focused on throughout the year.


Senate Democratic Conference Holds Public Forum on Domestic Violence

Conference Calls on Republican Majority to Bring Domestic Violence

Legislative Package to a Vote Immediately