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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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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What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Consent

Written by Lara Hamburger, Campus Educator CW: this piece discusses consensual sex and mentions sexual assault and red flags of abuse. In the Before Times, back when I worked in an office with other people, (consensually) hugged my friends when I saw them, and invited people to hang out with me at my home, I…

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