2019 January

Jan 28, 2019: New York Child Victims Act: Statement from Attorney Jeff Anderson

New York Child Victims Act Will Hold Institutions Accountable, Help Survivors HealThe Historic Reform Legislation Will Change Lives (Albany, NY) – By passing the Child Victims Act (CVA) today, the New York Legislature gave long-suffering survivors a chance to come forward and begin the healing process. It is a new day.We applaud the New York Legislature for doing the right thing. Sen. Brad Hoylman and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal deserve credit for sponsoring and guiding the legislation. Most of the credit goes to child sexual abuse survivors, who have endured years, sometimes decades, of…

Jan 28, 2019: Historic Child Protection Vote Today – New York Lawmakers Expected To Pass Child Victims Act

Long-Awaited Reform To Provide Justice and Accountability (Albany, NY) – New York is on the verge of making child protection history as the state Legislature is expected to pass the proposed Child Victims Act (CVA) today. “It appears that the lawmakers in New York are finally coming together to choose the welfare of survivors and the public over the interests of powerful institutions trying to protect themselves and their secrets,” said Jeff Anderson, an attorney with Jeff Anderson & Associates noted for his work on behalf of child sexual abuse survivors for more than three decades…