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TALK LA: Exploring Men's Role in Ending Violence

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Inspired by Joyful Heart's series of TALK STORY discussions in Hawai‘i, TALK LA was a call out to men, and in particular men—as parents, teachers, coaches, role models—to talk and help end this violence and raising the next generation of men to live with respect.
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Outtakes From the 'No More' Campaign Are More Powerful Than the Original PSAs: Y&R's 'Speechless' Series

Dec. 15, 2014
By
Andrew McMains
Sometimes, it's the unexpected things that happen on a commercial set that send the most powerful message of all. Case in point: the Joyful Heart Foundation's "No More" campaign against domestic violence and sexual assault.
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Congress Poised To Dedicate $41 Million To Help End Backlog of Rape Kits

Dec. 11, 2014
By
CBS NY Staff
“It’s a huge deal,” said Sarah Tofte, vice president of policy and advocacy for the Joyful Heart Foundation, which is pushing for ending the rape kit backlog.
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Spending Bill Includes $41 Million to Help Rape Victims

Dec. 12, 2014
By
WMAR Staff
Lawmakers have allocated $41 million to help rape victims as part of the $1.1 trillion spending plan approved by Congress Thursday night.
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NFL STARS AND ACTORS ARE RENDERED "SPEECHLESS" BY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THESE POWERFUL PSAS

Dec. 12, 2014
By
Jennifer Miller
Some subjects are so painful, it's hard to find the words to talk about them.
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San Francisco Police Make Progress on Backlog of Untested Rape Kits

Dec. 12, 2014
By
CBS San Francisco Staff
The San Francisco Police Department announced this week that it has cleared a backlog of sexual assault kits dating back more than 10 years.
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Speechless

A raw, unscripted and powerful video collection that shows the candid responses of these men and women as they attempt to talk about sexual assault and domestic violence
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No Words: Boosted by NFL Controversy, Anti-Abuse Group Readies New Ads

Dec. 10, 2014
By
Jack Neff
Unscripted Ads Use Emotional Outtakes From Shoots; Will Super Bowl Follow?
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Mariska Hargitay Directs New 'No More' PSAs on Domestic Violence

Dec. 10, 2014
By
Luchina Fisher
"There was no one who didn't have a particular line resonate so deeply that they had to take a moment to gather themselves," Hargitay, who directed the spots and whose Joyful Heart Foundation produced them, told ABC News.
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Money to Address Rape Kit Backlog in Congressional Spending Bill

Dec. 10, 2014
By
Alison Vingiano
Advocates praised the inclusion of $41 million to handle thousands of untested rape kits.
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