Safe Alliance in the Media

Safe Alliance has staff members available to speak to the media about our organization, or as subject matter experts on topics including mental health issues, trauma, sexual assault, child abuse, and domestic violence. To arrange an interview with Safe Alliance staff, contact Sarah-Kate Pease, Director of Corporate and Community Engagement. 


5/15, WSOC-TV: How to spot domestic abuse and what to do about it

​​​​​4/26, Spectrum News: Singer using platform to inspire survivors of sexual assault
​​​​​4/11, WBTV: Domestic violence survivor pushes for broader acceptance of the Address Confidentiality Program
4/9, WCNC: North Carolina has caught up with untested rape kit backlog
4/9, WSOC-TV: NC Clears backlog of rape testing kits, attorney general announces

3/26 Queen City News: 'DOMESTIC': Domestic violence victims struggle to find placement for pets

2/26, Queen City News: CMPD searching for images of rape suspect leaving 86-year-old victim's house
2/26, WBTV: Police asking for help from community after 86-year-old sexually assaulted in Charlotte home
2/2, Spectrum News: Multimillion-dollar grant coming into N.C. to stop human trafficking 


1/25, WSOC-TV: Man accused of sexually assaulting woman after breaking into her Ballantyne home
1/20, The Charlotte Observer: How A Charlotte Nonprofit, N.C. Officials will use a $9.6M grant to fight human trafficking



12/29, The Charlotte Observer: How Charlotte's new Umbrella Center will prevent more trauma for abuse survivors


11/30, WCNC: CMS teacher resigns after being arrested, accused of having sexual activity with student


10/30, WBTV: Hope Of The Umbrella Center
10/30, WCNC: Police Investigating Attempted Rape Reported At Uptown Grocery Store
10/11, WCCB Charlotte: Domestic Violence Awareness Month With Safe Alliance
10/3, WCNC: Attorney General Josh Stein Visits Charlotte To Discuss Domestic Violence Awareness Month
10/3, WCNC: NC Attorney General Discusses Efforts To Combat Domestic Violence


7/6, WSOC-TV: Arrest Made After Woman Reports Childhood Sex Abuse More Than A Decade Later


3/26, WBTV: Man Charged After Woman Shot to Death At North Charlotte Home


2/16, WBTV: Safe Alliance Shares Resources After Murder-Suicide In South End
2/14, WCCB Charlotte: 2 Dead, 1 Injured In Murder-Suicide In South End


1/26: Safe Alliance Announces Leadership Change As It Looks To The Future Umbrella Center



12/3, Spectrum 1 News: Domestic Violence Resources are Here During the Holidays


11/7, Queen City News: Suspect Arrested Prior to CLT Sexual Assault Incident 


10/30, Spectrum News' In Focus: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Highlights Resources for Victims, Survivors
10/13, Queen City News: Domestic Violence Awareness 
10/13, WCNC: Advocates Raise Awareness and Share Resources to Turn Victims into Survivors
10/12, The Charlotte Observer: The Streets vs. Abusers: Housing Choices Bleak for Charlotte Domestic Violence Survivors


9/8, WSOC: Amid Reported Sexual Assault on Greenway, Organization Wants Survivors to Know There's Help


8/22, WSOC: Resource Center Coming to Charlotte Will Help Victims of Abuse
8/25, WCNC: Efforts Underway to Provide Wrap-around Services For Abuse and Violence Victims Under One Roof 


5/4, WBTV: 'There's No Time Limit': CMPD, Charlotte Advocacy Organizations Encourage Sexual Assault Victims to Come Forward
5/2, Charlotte Weekly: Walk A Mile to Raise Awareness, Funding for Charlotte Survivors


4/7, Fox 46: New Program to Train 50 NC Nurses as Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners


3/30, Charlotte Business Journal: Bank of America Donates $2M to Local Nonprofits in Honor of Former Exec Andrea Smith
3/29: CharMeck Family Justice Center Receives Donation of $1M to Support the Development of The Umbrella Center


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Call the Greater Charlotte Hope Line 24/7 for info on parenting, domestic violence and sexual assault 980.771.4673.

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