Secret Survivors Documentary & Panel Explores Deaf & Hearing Survivors

September 5, 2017 Barrier Free Living Current Events, Domestic Violence 0 Comments

The New York County Collaborative* presents a film screening of “Secret Survivors,” a documentary theater project 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, interpreters, 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 or request other accommodations.

Questions? Email Laura Fidler at [email protected]

*The New York County Collaborative is a partnership of Barrier Free Living, The New York County District Attorney’s Office, Harlem Independent Living Center, Crime 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.

WHEN

Thursday,
September 28, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm
WHERE

Mount Sinai West
(formerly Roosevelt Hospital)
1000 10th Avenue,
2nd Floor Auditorium
New York, NY

 

 

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