October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Becky Baines, Community Engagement Specialist Domestic violence thrives in silence. To be able to support victims and survivors, and to prevent domestic violence in the future, we all need to normalize it by talking openly about it. Having an informed conversation about domestic violence requires understanding what it is—that it’s much more than physical…

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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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