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In the last few weeks the Ithaca College community has engaged in difficult conversations around issues of sexual abuse, professional boundaries, intersectionality and accountability after allegations of President Collado’s sexual misconduct toward a former patient surfaced. This conversation has centered around President Collado and the impact of these allegations on her position at Ithaca College…
Advocacy Center to Host Community Conversation in Response to #MeToo and Recent Sexual Harassment Disclosures
Ithaca, NY- It is nearly impossible to look at the news or social media over the past few months and not be inundated by women sharing their stories of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault by well known men in our society or personal lives. With everyone from actors, musicians, businessmen, and politicians being accused of—and…
2017 is the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)! Launched nationwide in October 1987, DVAM has connected and united individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues and helped to raise awareness for those issues. Over the last three decades, much progress has been made to support domestic violence victims and survivors, to…
As part of this year’s theme “Healing Through Storytelling,” below is the account of a Collective member sharing why she Takes Back The Night. If you’d like to answer Susanna’s call to listen and speak out, please join us on April 28th. If you’d like to share your story and be featured in a blog…
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and a time for our community to learn more, become engaged in prevention, to honor victims and support survivors. The Advocacy Center recognizes this month and encourages our community to attend in our campaigns and events. This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/theadvocacycenter.org/events?hceid=ZXZlbnRzQHRoZWFkdm9jYWN5Y2VudGVyLm9yZw.230emb67hcclsomucfsc6kk0oo&hs=121
Take Back the Night is an event that brings together our community including the local campuses, youth and organizations to march, rally and speak out against sexual and domestic violence. The Advocacy Center organizes a collective of individuals that help shape and coordinate all aspects of the event. To learn more about joining the collective or attending the event, visit: ithacatbtn.weebly.com This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/theadvocacycenter.org/events?hceid=ZXZlbnRzQHRoZWFkdm9jYWN5Y2VudGVyLm9yZw.rneed062ns559sgqu6ddcp0pd8&hs=121
Join us for our 17th Annual Kids Are Our Business (KAOB) event to raise money for our youth services programs! This event includes a wonderful breakfast, great speakers, a chance to mingle with 265 other amazing people and of course our highly anticipated raffle! This event sells out quick so keep watch for information as it gets closer. For information about tickets, donating an item to the raffle or becoming an event sponsor email, firstname.lastname@example.org This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/theadvocacycenter.org/events?hceid=ZXZlbnRzQHRoZWFkdm9jYWN5Y2VudGVyLm9yZw.3l54l74jgbqs0q7u2sbkm7e6qc&hs=121
Know more to help more
A first step in creating a safer community where survivors can get help is to learn more about abuse. We all have a role in ending domestic and sexual violence.