Teal Table Talk

Panel 2: Community Healing & Accountability

Eighty Percent Increase of Sexual Violence Cases in the City of Albany

The violence that is least talked about: Sexual Violence and Child Sexual Abuse

During a critical time across this Country of Black Lives Matter, Police Reform, and a global pandemic, In Our Own Voices, Inc, and A Block at A Time, Inc. is joining forces to Call the City of Albany to take action to an end to sexual violence. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a perfect time to conduct citywide dialogue called the Teal Table Talk Series. This series will bring local and national survivor leaders and advocates, community-based leaders, law enforcement, county and city legislators, and the Albany DA Office to engage in conversations defining and addressing the impact of sexual violence in the City of Albany, and cumulate with a Call to Action rooted in community and centering survivors healing needs.

The goal of the series is to:
● Analyze and learn from the data.
● Identify the urgent, unmet needs of those impacted by sexual violence and the families and communities.
● Define Sexual Violence, Rape, Child Sexual Abuse (CSA), and Forcible Touching.
● Highlight the range and depth of work currently underway to address Sexual violence
● Develop long-term strategies for ending Sexual violence and CSA

Teal Talk Series: Defining and Addressing Sexual Violence with a Cultural Approach

Panel 3: A Call to Action
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 RESCHEDULED DATE
Time: 7:30-9pm EST See Less

Please let is know your thoughts of the panel

Resource

http://www.sashacenter.org

http://www.HEAL2END.ORG @HEAL2END

The New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault is New York’s strongest voice working to end sexual violence and all forms of oppression. https://www.nyscasa.org/

https://restforresistance.com/read

Teal Table Talk

Panel 1: What is not talked about…

Eighty Percent Increase of Sexual Violence Cases in the City of Albany

The violence that is least talked about: Sexual Violence and Child Sexual Abuse

During a critical time across this Country of Black Lives Matter, Police Reform, and a global pandemic, In Our Own Voices, Inc, and A Block at A Time, Inc. is joining forces to Call the City of Albany to take action to an end to sexual violence. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a perfect time to conduct citywide dialogue called the Teal Table Talk Series. This series will bring local and national survivor leaders and advocates, community-based leaders, law enforcement, county and city legislators, and the Albany DA Office to engage in conversations defining and addressing the impact of sexual violence in the City of Albany, and cumulate with a Call to Action rooted in community and centering survivors healing needs.

The goal of the series is to:
● Analyze and learn from the data.
● Identify the urgent, unmet needs of those impacted by sexual violence and the families and communities.
● Define Sexual Violence, Rape, Child Sexual Abuse (CSA), and Forcible Touching.
● Highlight the range and depth of work currently underway to address Sexual violence
● Develop long-term strategies for ending Sexual violence and CSA

Teal Talk Series: Defining and Addressing Sexual Violence with a Cultural Approach

Panel 2: Community Healing & Accountability
Date: Friday, April 23, 2021
Time: 7:30-9pm EST

Panel 3: A Call to Action
Date: Thursday, May 6, 2021
Time: 7:30-9pm EST See Less

Please let is know your thoughts of the panel

Resource

http://www.sashacenter.org

http://www.HEAL2END.ORG @HEAL2END

ATV & Dirt Bike Panel Discussion

Thank you to our panelists Albany Police Department Lt. Willie Flack III, Common Council President Corey Ellis, County Legislator Chair Andrew Joyce and Assembly members Patricia Fahy and John McDonald. Tonight’s discussion on ATV and Dirt Bikes driven on city streets was both informative and generated some idea to address the issue.

Also thank you Zack Simpson for co-hosting with me!

Addressing Sexual Violance

Teal Table Talks

Unpacking Sexual Violence in Communities of Color Series

Please join panel to discuss starting conversations about sexual violence. The Unpacking Sexual Violence in Communities of Color is a three part series. The conversation will continue with the Teal Table Talks!

Part 1: What is Not Being Talked About… – April 22, 2021 @7:30 PM

Part 2: Community Healing and Accountability – April 23, 2021 @7:30pm

Part 3: Call to Action! – May 6, 2021 @7:30pm

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teal-table-talk-series-tickets-150653206797 or

Scan QR Code

Watch on FB Live www.fb.me/abaat518 or www.abaat.org/SV

Learn more about partner organizations at www.abaat.org and www.inourownvoices.org/


This project was supported by Grant No. 2018-UW-AX-0004 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.


ATV & Dirt Bikes on City Streets

Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:00 PM Facebook Live

https://fb.me/e/2f2JjLh2L

Join officials from the state and local levels to discuss the ongoing quality of life issues created by ATVs and dirt bikes being driven in the city of Albany

Panelists:

  • Lt. William Flack, APD
  • Common Council President Hon. Corey Ellis
  • County Legislator Hon. Andrew Joyce
  • Assembly Member Hon. John McDonald III
  • Assembly Member Hon. Patricia Fahy

Have comments or questions? Send them to uptowncooperative@gmail.com

2020 Survival Guide to Voting In NYS

3 Ways to Navigate Voting during a Pandemic

Monday, September 28, 2020

6:00 PM Absentee Voting – Vote from the Safety of Your Home
FB Live Link https://www.facebook.com/abaat518/posts/2686782904870938

7:00 PM Early Voting – Practice Social Distancing
FB Live Link https://www.facebook.com/abaat518/posts/2686787204870508

8:00 PM Election Day Voting – Navigating COVID Precautions
FB Live Link
https://www.facebook.com/abaat518/posts/2686794384869790

Panelists:
Dannielle Hille, Founder and CEO of A Block at a Time

Nic Rangel, Esq., Assistant Deputy Counsel, NYS Senate Majority & Co-Founder of The Center for Community Insight Inc.

Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director, League of Women Voters of NYS

Resources available at www.abaat.org/voting101

2020 Survival Guide to Voting in NYS

3 Ways to Navigate Voting during a Pandemic

Monday, September 28, 2020

6:00 PM Absentee Voting – Vote from the Safety of Your Home

7:00 PM Early Voting – Practice Social Distancing

8:00 PM Election Day Voting – Navigate COVID Precautions

LIVE STREAMED on FACEBOOK @ABAAT518

Maneuvering through a grocery store is tricky enough during a pandemic and the biggest decision is what’s for dinner. 2020 is a crazy year, there’s a Presidential election, and navigating the process can feel like a challenge. Join A Block at a Time for the 3 ways to survive voting during a pandemic. Live streamed on the A Block at a Time Facebook page and at http://www.abaat.org/voting101.

Panelists:

  • Dannielle Hille, Founder and CEO of A Block at a Time
  • Nic Rangel, Esq., Assistant Deputy Counsel, NYS Senate Majority & Co-Founder of The Center for Community Insight Inc.
  • Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director, League of Women Voters of NYS

To learn more or watch through the website click HERE