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Board Spotlight: Dawn Kline

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…

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Service Highlight: Legal Services Program

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…

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ACTion Update: Summer 2019

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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