Weinstein + Hadden Survivors, Lawmakers, Advocates Rally for NY Adult Survivors Act
After Weinstein verdict, survivors fight for pathway to further justice
NEW YORK, NY (02/26/2020) (readMedia)-- On Friday, adult survivors of sexual assault, including Ambra Battilana-Gutierrez, Marissa Hoechstetter, Evelyn Yang and Alison Turkos, will join Safe Horizon, lawmakers, and other advocates in support of the Adult Survivors Act (ASA): legislation that would provide a one year look back window for any survivor (18+) of sexual abuse to sue his/her abuser in civil court, even if the statute of limitations has expired.
The ASA was introduced into the New York State legislature in October by Senator Brad Hoylman and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal.
Ariel Zwang, CEO of Safe Horizon
Ambra Battilana-Gutierrez, Weinstein survivor
Marissa Hoechstetter and Evelyn Yang, Hadden survivors
Rona Sugar Love, Survivor
Alison Turkos, Lyft survivor
Carrie Goldberg, victims rights’ attorney
Lourdes Rosa-Carrassquillo, Director of Advocacy at The Center for Independence of the Disabled -- NY(CIDNY)
Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal
State Senator Brad Hoylman
State Senator Julia Salazar
The Model Alliance
Know Your IX
**LIST IN FORMATION**
Survivors, lawmakers, and advocates call on the NYS legislature to pass the Adult Survivors Act (ASA): legislation that would provide a one year look back window for any survivor (18+) of sexual abuse to sue his/her abuser in civil court, even if the statute of limitations has expired.
|WHEN:||Friday February 28, 2020 at 12:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)|
In front of the courts
Manhattan, New York