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Millennial activists on Long Island: Franklin Square’s Elizabeth Osowiecki, Rachel Weiss, Newsday, February 1, 2018

Coming together to talk #MeToo at SBU, Desirée Keegan, TBRNewsmedia, january 26, 2018

Nonprofit Programs Here to Help Those Abused, Rita J. Egan, TBR Newsmedia, January 25, 2018

Shag Owners Join Fight Against Domestic Violence , The Roslyn News, January 4, 2018

The Enough Abuse Campaign – Protecting Children From Sexual Abuse, Tracy Stopler, Creations Magazine, December/January 2018


Helping domestic abuse victims through nutrition, Long Island herald, December 6, 2017

Congress passes bill that bolsters sexual-assault protection at USMMA, Newsday, November 21, 2017

Domestic Violence Victim Shares His Story, The Hofstra Chronicle, October 28, 2017

Senator Elaine Phillips recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month; secures $50,000 for The Safe Center LI, The Island Now,

Olympic gymnast joins #MeToo movement, News 12, October 18, 2017

One Love Festival Unites With Compassion, Great Neck Record,October 5, 2017

Human trafficking on the Dark Web and Beyond, FOX 5 News, Sep 27, 2017

Preventing Sexual Assaults, Great Neck Record, August 2, 2017

Senator Elaine Phillips Announces $162,185 For The Safe Center LI, The New York State Senate, August 2, 2017

Kings Point Police Department and The Safe Center are offering a new tool called Seek Then Speak to help more sexual assault victims engage with local recovery and reporting resources, PRWeb, May 30, 2017

A Special Thank You for Pro Bono Service, Nassau Lawyer, May 2017

Grammy Award-winner sheds light on darkness of human trafficking, The Blaze, February 10, 2017

County Puts Spotlight on Human Trafficking, Mineola American, January 10, 2017


Sovereign Global Donates to Local Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Center, December 21, 2016






From Bystanders to Upstanders – Students Take Action Against Sexual Assault, The Box News Blog, New York Institute of Technology, December 2, 2016

NCSPCA Announces October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, LongIsland.com, October 7, 2016

Martins Delivers State Funding for Victims of Domestic Violence, Manhasett Press, July 15, 2016

Liberty Bell Awardee Robert Bernstein, Nassau Lawyer, The Journal of The Nassau County Bar Association, May 2016 Edition.
Lois Schwaeber, The Safe Center LI and member of the Law Day Subcommittee, with Liberty Bell Awardee Robert Bernstein, The Wheatley School Team Coach for the NYS Mock Trial Tournament in Nassau County, and volunteer for The Safe Center LI.

More than 380 Attorneys, Leading Law Firms Honored at Second Annual Access to Justice Recognition Reception, by Valerie Zurbus, Nassau Lawyer, The Journal of The Nassau County Bar Association, May 2016 Edition, Page 1.

The Importance of our ‘Non-Legal’ Partners to the Pro Bono Cause, by Gail Broder Katz, Nassau Lawyer, The Journal of The Nassau County Bar Association, May 2016 Edition, Page 25.

Push for pet-friendly shelters for domestic violence victims , Newsday, Laura Figueroa, April 22nd, 2016


DA Singas & The Safe Center Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence Hotline, Longisland.com, October 9th, 2015
For Domestic Violence Awareness Month Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and The Safe Center held an event to raise public awareness of the confidential 24-hour hotline which is the organization’s main point of entry for most of its clients.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Gives Back During Diaper Need Awareness Week, 3BL Media, Friday, October 2nd, 2015 _Diaper_Need_Awareness_Week






The BJ’s Wholesale Club in Farmingdale, NY, participated in Diaper Need Awareness Week by presenting the Safe Center LI with more than 8,000 diapers.

Pro Bono Attorney of the Month Christina Sittner, The Journal of The Nassau County Bar Association, by Gail Broder Katz, page 15 – September 2015

Mangano Invites Residents To Join The “Walk To End Domestic Violence”, LongIsland.com, September 29th, 2015
The Safe Center sponsors the 4th Annual “Walk to End Domestic Violence”

Success stories seen at Nassau’s ‘johns school’, Newsday, June 8th, 2015
Anthony Zenkus, Director of Education at The Safe Center reports on success of ‘johns school’.

Foot spas — or fronts? 24-hour massage joints on the rise in eastern Queens – PIX 11 TV, June 4th,2015
Anthony Zenkus speaks about human trafficking and nail salons.

Raising Our Kids – FIOS1, June 2nd, 2015
Anthony Zenkus of The Safe Center’s Education Department speaking with anchor Christa Lauri about “abused emojis”, which are downloadable emojis that help children communicate on phones or computers about their abuse.

Hofstra Law Report – Spring 2015, page 9
Sarah H. Freeman from Hofstra Law’s Access to Justice partnered with The Safe Center to represent domestic abuse victims in civil legal matters.

Long Island Achievement Award from the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island
Congratulations to Sandy Oliva and Cindy Scott , co-executive directors at The Safe Center, for receiving the Long Island Achievement Award from the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island for their work in enhancing services for adult and child victims of family violence and sexual assault. Through their work we are breaking new ground and helping to transform families and communities.

Collection Drive Supported The Safe Center LI
On May 9th, Nassau County Legislator Denise Ford coordinated a collection drive with the support of the Island Park King Kullen, and supported by the amazing residents of the communities of Long Beach, Lido Beach and Island Park. Fordphoto 2

“The response was truly over whelming” said Mrs. Ford, “I want to thank everyone who donated to this very worthy organization and a special thank you to King Kullen Manager Bob Woodruff for hosting this event”!

Pro Bono Attorney of the Month Teresa Butler, The Journal of The Nassau County Bar Association, page 10 – May 2015

Answering The Call of the Legal Profession – April 2015.
The Safe Center LI seeks volunteer attorneys to assist victims of domestic/dating abuse, elder abuse, and or rape/sexual assault.
CONTACT:Lois Schwaeber, Esq., 516-465-4700

First Annual Access to Justice Pro Bono Recognition Reception – April 13th, 2015

Behind the News Long Island Domestic Violence – March 18th, 2015
Host Sergio Argueta talking with Gaby Castillo (SEPA MUJER) and Anthony Zenkus (The Safe Center LI) about violence against women and what we as a community can do to prevent and respond to domestic abuse.

Just Desserts – Wednesday March 18th, Old Village Restoration
Women’s History Month Event to benefit The Safe Center

Glen Cove Learns About The Safe Center LI – The Glen Cove Record, March 6th, 2015


5 Days of GivingWednesday, December 17th – Sunday, December 21st  – all on-line will be matched!

Digital Journal from our Annual Gala held at Oheka Castle on October 8th, 2014.

Mangano and Former U.S. Olympic Coach to Raise Money for the Safe Center LI – October 8th, 2014

4th Annual Pro Bono Legal Fair – Thursday October 23rd, 2014 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Ferie en Favor del Bienestar Legal – Jueves, 23 Octubre 2014, De 3:00 hasta 6:30 p.m.

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