Support Youth Wellbeing by Expanding Options

Written by: Katrina Clark, Youth Educator Note: This post was originally written for #WeeklyWisdom, a collaboration with the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth in Tompkins County. The Advocacy Center’s student activism group, ACTion, is excited to announce a three-session, yoga-inspired collaboration with Erica Shockely, the founder of Open Flow Yoga Adventure. More information about this series can…

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At a Loss for Words: Art for Trauma Survivors

Written By: Katrina Clark, Youth Educator Note: This post was originally written for #WeeklyWisdom, a collaboration with the Community Coalition for Healthy Youth in Tompkins County.  “For a hundred years or more, every textbook of psychology and psychotherapy has advised that some method of talking about distressing feelings can resolve them. However, as we’ve seen,…

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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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