“I pledge to rethink credibility”

By signing, I pledge to be part of the solution to  rethink how our society and legal system assess the credibility of a domestic violence survivor’s story.

Whether I am a judge, lawyer, advocate, survivor, or simply care about this issue I understand that I can be part of the solution to make justice less elusive for survivors.

I commit to learning more about the impact of racism, trauma and poverty. I am open to learning and challenging biases I may have that can contribute to survivors not being believed. When I see biases in others, I commit to calling them in to open a conversation.

I stand with survivors and and committed to making our society and legal system a better place for them.

By signing, you’ll also receive email updates from NYLAG so you can stay in the loop on how to support survivors of domestic violence. You can unsubscribe at any time.


#RethinkCredibility highlights how the  legal system’s failure to understand the intersections of racism, poverty, and trauma often results in a denial of justice for domestic violence survivors.

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