April is Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month. To honor survivors of childhood abuse, the Advocacy Center is sharing some actions people in Tompkins County can take to raise awareness and show their commitment to ending child abuse. The Prevent Child Abuse NY (PCANY) theme for 2023 is “Working Together to Strengthen Families.” As a recent…Read On
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
by Katrina C., Youth Educator TDVAM is a national, ongoing effort to draw attention to (and ultimately prevent) harmful relationship realities experienced by youth. Just because it’s a teen relationship does not mean it’s any less impactful. In fact, our formative dating experiences can greatly influence our subsequent relationships. The behaviors that become familiar…Read On
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…Read On