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Spotlight: The Afterschool Enrichment Program
Thursday, 28 August 2014


Sanctuary’s Afterschool Enrichment Program provides teens and youth ages 13-21 who are at high risk of dropping out of school with tools for success – from homework and SAT tutoring, to career and college talks, to healthy relationships workshops, all while building a community of peers.

"Bronx shelter helps kids escape tortures of domestic violence, heals emotional wounds"
Thursday, 21 August 2014


How do children living in our Sarah Burke House transitional shelter spend their summers? The New York Daily News reports on the all staff and volunteer-run summer camp for school aged children living in shelter. With workshops and programs including yoga, music and cooking, summer camp has something fun for everyone.

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Gaining Real-Life Experience at Sanctuary
Thursday, 21 August 2014


From event planning, to heading to court, to designing art projects for childcare, Sanctuary’s summer interns play an invaluable role in our work. Read on to learn how one intern, Katie Becker, spent her very busy summer in Sanctuary’s Development and Communications department.



Leaving abuse behind, but still unsafe at home.
Thursday, 21 August 2014


Lack of affordable housing in New York City leaves Sanctuary’s clients without stability and at risk of returning to abusers. Kevitt Adler, a Staff Attorney in Sanctuary for Families’ Economic Justice and Matrimonial Project, shares how his work representing clients facing housing issues makes it possible for Sanctuary's clients to start over.



ESPN: Judy Kluger rips Ray Rice penalty
Thursday, 31 July 2014


After he beat his girlfriend unconscious on video, the NFL suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for just two games. Executive Director Judy Kluger speaks with ESPN, calling this punishment a "complete failure" on the part of the NFL. "I could understand this decision 20 or 30 years ago when people didn't understand the dynamics of domestic violence," Kluger said. "This is a throwback to an earlier era."

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