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Director of Advocacy and Policy

Joyful Heart Foundation

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Joyful Heart Foundation

826 Broadway, 4Th Floor Suite 415

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

Senior Researcher

Human Rights Watch

Policy Analyst

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

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House Appropriations Provides $36 Million for Rape Kit Reform | Joyful Heart Foundation

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See below for a statement from Sarah Tofte, Vice President for Policy & Advocacy at the Joyful Heart Foundation:


Sarah Tofte, Vice President, ...

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Sarah Tofte, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy

"I am part of the Joyful Heart Foundation because it represents all that I value-our commitment to survivors, our hope for justice and our determination to make the world a safe place for everyone."
Sarah Tofte specializes in governments' responsibilities to address, prevent and protect against gender-based violence. She works closely with elected officials, police, prosecutors, victim advocates and survivors to reform the U.S. criminal justice system so that offenders are held accountable and survivors have greater access to justice. As the Vice President of Policy & Advocacy with the Joyful Heart Foundation, Sarah created and implements the organization's ten-year strategic plan to end the rape kit backlog in the United States, engages with the media and raises funds. Prior to Joyful Heart, Sarah was a Senior Researcher at Human Rights Watch, focusing on violence against women and girls.


The fact that so many DNA ...

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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 ...

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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.


“When you’re looking at a ...

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“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.

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