Congratulations To Our 2021 Youth Volunteer Awards Recipients!

As this school year comes to an end, we would like to congratulate all Tompkins County 2021 graduates! We wish you the best as you begin to navigate new adventures & intentions. Truly, all students, staff, educators and families who adjusted their norms this past year to meet COVID-related precautions deserve praise — this was…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Join us throughout the month of October to raise awareness about the often hidden pandemic of Domestic Violence. While this issue is far from new, COVID-19 and the associated quarantines have led to a dramatic increase in the need to address this issue and support survivors. We’re excited to offer a number of opportunities for…

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Growing Up With Domestic Violence: Healing the Trauma

Written by: Lyn Staack, Youth Education Coordinator Note: This post was originally written for #WeeklyWisdom, a collaboration with the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth in Tompkins County.  Released just a few weeks ago, “A Breath Too Late” by Rocky Callen has been described as a “haunting and breathtaking” YA novel with an encouraging message: hope…

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