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Welcome to the Summer 2019 edition of our quarterly electronic newsletter. Our agency’s values and mission are rooted in supporting and empowering survivor voices. This edition shines a spotlight on our Board of Directors President, Dawn Kline, highlights our recently-launched Legal Services Program, and reflects on the first year of our teen activism group, ACTion. In this issue:…
Meet our Board President, Dawn Kline! What is your day job? I’m the Assistant Dean in the School of Business at Ithaca College. I also write lesbian romance novels under the pen name Aurora Rey. How long have you served on the Advocacy Center’s Board of Directors? I’m in my fifth year. What Board committee…
In January 2019, the Advocacy Center of Tompkins County hired a full-time Civil Legal Services attorney following the October 2018 grant award from the New York Office of Victim’s Services. Victims of domestic and sexual violence have unique and varied legal needs, and the Advocacy Center has long identified legal representation as one of the…
We are wrapping up our first year of ACTion, the Advocacy Center’s teen activism group! This article includes a look back at our first event, which helped kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month, our presentation to Ithaca City School District’s Board of Education, and a look ahead at some of our plans for next year. …
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A first step in creating a safer community where survivors can get help is to learn more about abuse. We all have a role in ending domestic and sexual violence.