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Ms. Sarah Tofte

Director of Policy and Advocacy

Joyful Heart Foundation

Direct Phone: (212) ***-****       

Email: s***@***.org

Joyful Heart Foundation

826 Broadway Suite 413

New York, New York 10003

United States

Company Description

Actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay founded the Joyful Heart Foundation in 2004 with the intention of helping survivors heal and reclaim their lives. Today, Joyful Heart's mission is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic vio... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Researcher

Human Rights Watch

Lawyer

Innocence Project

Usher

First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York

Affiliations

Advisor
International Campaign

Education



Luther College



University Of Minnesota School of Law

juris doctor degree

University of Minnesota Law School

master of divinity candidate

Union Theological Seminary

Web References (185 Total References)


The fact that so many DNA ...

endthebacklog.org [cached]

The fact that so many DNA samples have sat on shelves in evidence rooms for years sends negative messages to victims and encourages culprits, says Sarah Tofte, director of policy and advocacy for the Joyful Heart Foundation, which presses for rape kit testing.


The fact that so many DNA ...

www.endthebacklog.org [cached]

The fact that so many DNA samples have sat on shelves in evidence rooms for years sends negative messages to victims and encourages culprits, says Sarah Tofte, director of policy and advocacy for the Joyful Heart Foundation, which presses for rape kit testing.


The Memphis Rape Kit Backlog - Judge Doyel

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February 12, 2014 - WMC-TV broadcast the mayor's press conference with Sarah Tofte, policy vice president of the Joyful Heart Foundation, to announce that JHF was going to "help figure out how to process the more than 12,000 untested kits. The city was also "launching an investigation into why there was a backlog in the first place. The news conference was a virtual love fest between JHF and Mayor Wharton despite the seemingly dilatory actions taken by the city. February 17, 2014 - Wharton and Tofte published a guest editorial in the Memphis newspaper, The Commercial Appeal. JHF, they said, was "donating their services" to deal with the backlog of untested rape kits. JHF would "help ensure that the approach taken is survivor-centered. Wharton and Tofte called upon the Memphis City Council to approve a request for $1 million of the $5.6 million then estimated as the cost to test the backlogged kits. Only $1 million of a $5.6 million cost?


“When you’re looking at a ...

www.westernfreepress.com [cached]

“When you’re looking at a jurisdiction with a large number of untested kits, I think you’re looking at a jurisdiction that’s really not responding effectively to sexual assault,� Sarah Tofte, an advocate for the Joyful Heart Foundation, in a previous interview with ABC15, said.


Full Media Archive | Joyful Heart Foundation

www.joyfulheartfoundation.org [cached]

"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. read more

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