The Adult Survivors Act: What to Know!

Beginning on November 24th, 2022, the Adult Survivors Act (ASA) went into effect in NYS. The ASA is a law that provides a 1 year “look back window” for adults that were sexually assaulted or raped to file a civil suit against their assaulter or an institution that protected them if they are past the…

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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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