Thank you for the opportunity to speak today about DA Vance’s strategies to combat sexual violence in the workplace, specifically within New York City Correctional Facilities.
DA Vance announced the results of a $38M investment in ending the rape kit backlog across the country at a press conference and day-long summit. The afternoon panels feature sexual assault survivors, law enforcement, advocates, and elected officials.
DA Vance announced the results of our $38M investment in testing the rape kit backlog across the country. He was joined by survivors, advocates, and elected officials from across the country.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office poured $38 million into a grant that tested a backlog of 55,252 rape kits and has led to 186 arrests and 64 convictions across the country.
“The backlog not only undermined justice and equality; it also made every woman and every American less safe.”