Spiritual Alliance to Stop Intimate Violence "UNDERSTANDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY"

posted Jan 21, 2014, 5:24 AM by Sylwia Jasinski

Friday, January 24

SAIV  NYC

Spiritual Alliance to Stop Intimate Violence 

Please Join us for 

UNDERSTANDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY

with 

Robina Niaz

 

Founder and Executive Director,

Turning Point for Women and Families

 

When

FRIDAY
JANUARY 24, 2013
From 3pm to 5pm

Where

30 3RD AVENUE

BROOKLYN YWCA
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Our presenter:   Robina Niaz, MS, MSW, was born and raised in Pakistan and migrated to the United States in 1990. She is the founder and executive director of Turning Point for Women and Families, the first non-profit to address domestic violence in New York City's Muslim community. In addition to crisis intervention and counseling services, Turning Point has developed youth programs to help teenage Muslim girls and young women develop leadership skills, and the ARISE NY! project to address the bullying of Muslim youth in local schools.  Robina  She has an MS in Applied Psychology (from Pakistan) and an MSW from Hunter College, School of Social Work.  She.has received numerous awards for community service, including being named a CNN Hero (2009) For more information about Turning Point,  please visit: www.tpny.org .

   

 SAIV NYC  (Spiritual Alliance to Stop Intimate Violence) has been formed because our religious and spiritual traditions compel us to work for justice and the eradication domestic violence, rape, child sexual abuse and all forms of intimate violence.  We call upon people of all religious and spiritual traditions to join us!  

For more information contact email smacnicholconnectnyc.org or aclemente@thehealingcenternyc.org

All are welcome!

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