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Advocacy Center Awarded $602,000 Grant for New Legal Services Program

For Immediate Release [Ithaca, NY, October 22] The Advocacy Center of Tompkins County was awarded a $602,346 grant from the New York State Office of Victim Services to develop a new Civil Legal Services Program for victims of domestic and sexual violence. ┬áThis 5-year grant will provide high quality, trauma informed legal representation for victims…

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Is Believing Survivors a Partisan Issue?

by Kristi Taylor, Education Director It has been just over eleven years since Tarana Burke created #MeToo and one year since #MeToo became a household hashtag and national movement. Millions of women and men have used the hashtag to share their experiences with sexual violence -many for the first time- and a great number of…

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of our quarterly electronic newsletter. Our agency’s values and mission are rooted in supporting and empowering survivor voices.┬áThis newsletter will highlight our programs and services, introduce you to our staff, and feature survivor stories. In this issue: Challenge and Opportunities: #MeToo in Tompkins County Program Highlight: Barstander Staff Spotlight: Naomi…

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