How I Came to Write a Discussion Guide

Written by Leah Wardlaw, Advocacy Center TC United Way Summer of Service Intern I first read Know My Name last year for “pleasure reading,” meaning that I wasn’t asked to read it for a class. I was struck by the rawness of Chanel Miller’s writing, how elegantly she wove together strings of emotions, from thick…

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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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Healing Through Storytelling

Take Back the Night 2017: “Healing Through Storytelling” This year’s Take Back The Night theme is Healing Through Storytelling. We chose this theme after a couple weeks of discussion on what we really wanted to focus on and what TBTN meant to us. Through the Collective meetings, we agreed that it was important for us…

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