Summer 2019 Newsletter

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:…

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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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