Open Arts Studio | Playful Systems
Programs & Highlights
The Virtual is Real
December 7, 2022 | Grace Farms Foundation and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) hosted the “Virtual is Real” event with experts in technology, policy, gender-based violence, and government discussed the alarming rates of technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and harassment and the harm they cause. Attendees listened to survivors' online abuse and harassment experiences and the need for better trauma-informed responses, support, and validation of those experiencing online abuse.
Victory Over Violence
May 23, 2022 | Grace Farms Foundation, UN Women, and The NO MORE Foundation Convene Athletes, Sports Leagues, Advocates and Community Leaders to Address Violence Against Women and Girls
Prevention of Violence Against Women
Sergeant Sofia Gulino, Norwalk PD and Detective Kerry Dalling, Fairfield PD shed light on the growing incidences of violence against women and girls and offer solutions and resources to help victims and survivors find a path to safety.
Safe at Home | Prevention of Violence Against Women
Kalliope Mingeirou with UNWOMEN and experts from Department of Justice and CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) explore the importance of cross-sector collaboration in the prevention of domestic violence – highlighting local, national, and global partnerships across the legal, health, and service provider sectors.
Organizations We Work With
Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV)
Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants (CIRI)
Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC)
December 7, 2022 | The Virtual is Real
July 22, 2021 | A Virtual Conversation with Victor Rivas Rivers
September 29, 2020 | Safe at Home – Prevention of Violence Against Women
June 18, 2020 | Preventing Violence Against Women | Part 1
September 21, 2019 | Ending Violence Against Women: A Conversation with Dr. Dennis Mukwege
June 21, 2019 | Preventing Domestic Violence: A Multifaceted Approach
June 15, 2018 | Jane Doe No More | Dylan Farrow & Donna Palomba
June 28, 2016 | Campus Safety: Challenging New Reality
December 1, 2016 | VAWA Convening