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Learn about our national coalition of anti-violence programs and affiliates working toward systemic and social change.

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AVP offers a free bilingual (English/Spanish) crisis intervention hotline staffed 24/7. Call 212-714-1141 or report online.

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What's New

September 15, 2021

Contact: Audacia Ray, New York City Anti-Violence Project, aray@avp.org Esais Johnson, a young gay Black man with autism, died at Rikers Island last week after he languished a month in […]

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AVP Calls for Governor Cuomo’s Resignation

August 5, 2021

The New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) stands shoulder to shoulder with the survivors who have bravely come forward to report their experiences of sexual harassment and violence at the […]

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AVP’s Cops Out of Pride + Pride Safety FAQs

June 17, 2021

Click each question below to learn more about AVP’s vision for community safety at Pride.

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AVP’s Vision for Community Safety at Pride

This year, the New York City Anti-Violence Project (AVP) is excited to launch Cops Out of Pride, our campaign to remove the presence of the NYPD from Pride celebrations in New York […]

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Help AVP and social justice organizations across the U.S. document hate, amplify resources, and empower hate violence survivors.

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Communities Against Hate

Celebrate 40 changer makers who have played an important part in AVP’s forty-year history!

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AVP’s 40 Change Makers

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Your legal counsel was exactly what I needed to stop shaking in the middle of the storm. Your care and compassion is communicated to people immediately, and I’m so glad I waited the extra day in order to meet with a LGBT-friendly counselor. My sincerest thanks for everything you have done for me and continue to do for our community.

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An amazing organization that does great work, and their staff is amazing and professional. Truly a safe space for all the community.

Kevin

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AVP counseled me and empowered me. What was done to me – what is done to any survivor – it takes power away from them. What AVP does is give you that power back. AVP is my family. They made a change in me and in countless others. Client, volunteer, staff

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