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Mariska Hargitay Testifies to Congress on National Rape Kit Reform

Friday, 16 June 2017
New York, NY

Joyful Heart Foundation Founder and President Mariska Hargitay testified June 16 on Capitol Hill before the new Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence about the national rape kit backlog.

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2017 Joyful Revolution Gala: Ignite Change. Spark Joy.

Thursday, 15 June 2017
New York, NY
Joyful Heart Foundation hosted its 2017 Joyful Revolution Gala with Mariska Hargitay, Cyrus Vance, Jr., Kathryn Gallagher, and Cynthia Erivo celebrating the strength of a community determined to transform the way society responds to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse.
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GenerationJOY hosts first TALK event in NYC

Tuesday, 15 November 2016
New York, NY

On November 15, 2016, Joyful Heart Foundation’s GenerationJOY committee hosted its first TALK event. GenerationJOY is a group of next generation advocates committed to using their voices and resources to support Joyful Heart’s vision of a world free from sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse. 

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TALK NYC - American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

Thursday, 1 December 2016
New York, NY

On December 1, 2016, 40 members of our tri-state-based community gathered at the home of Joyful Heart board member Sukey Novogratz and her husband, Mike, for a TALK event. Nancy Jo Sales, author of American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers, discussed how social media shapes and influences the minds and hearts of young girls, and its connection to violence against women.

Sukey started the program by welcoming the guests, including fellow board members Jessica Ambrose, Durk Barnhill, Mariska Hargitay, Danielle Herzlich, and Debbie Millman.   

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GenerationJOY SoulCycle Ride in Bridgehampton, NY

Saturday, 18 June 2016
Bridgehampton, NY
On Saturday, June 18th, the GenerationJOY Committee of the Joyful Heart Foundation partnered with SoulCycle for a Summer Kick-Off Ride in Bridgehampton, NY to support the foundation’s work to transform society’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse, support survivors’ healing, and end this violence forever.
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The 2016 Joyful Revolution Gala: Wouldn't It Be Great If...

Monday, 23 May 2016
New York, NY
On Tuesday, May 10, we gathered for our 2016 Joyful Revolution Gala in New York City to honor Vice President Joe Biden and Verizon.
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Joyful Heart Foundation x Me&Ro Hosted by GenerationJOY

Monday, 30 May 2016
New York, NY
In honor of Mother’s Day, next generation advocates Sophia Schrager, Ava Schrager, Emma Lasry, Ana Novogratz, and Gaby Novogratz hosted a Me&Ro shopping event on Sunday April 10th at the home of Rita Schrager to benefit the Joyful Heart Foundation’s transformative work.
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TALK New York: Engaging Men and Advancing Sports Culture to End Violence

Tuesday, 8 December 2015
New York, NY
Our December TALK event in New York City brought together members of our community with members of the sports community to discuss how to advance sports culture and engage men to end violence.
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Giants Game Day for Domestic Violence Awareness

Sunday, 25 October 2015
East Rutherford, NJ
On October 25, 2015 more than 80,000 New York Giants fans said NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault at a special home game against the Dallas Cowboys in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We were proud to join with the Giants and the White Plains-based domestic violence organization My Sisters' Place for this special day.
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The 2015 Joyful Revolution Gala: The Conversation Is Now in Session

Wednesday, 6 May 2015
New York, NY
On Wednesday, May 6, Joyful Heart more than 500 members of our community came together for our annual Joyful Revolution Gala: The Conversation Is Now in Session.
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