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 YOUTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT
 Amie M. Hendrix, Director
 320 West MLK Jr./State Street
 Ithaca, NY 14850
 Phone: (607)-274-5310
 Fax: (607)-274-5313
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Current Offerings

October 23, 2018; 6:00 p.m.

Screening and Q&A of documentary I Am Jane Doe

Cinemapolis Theatre, 120 E. Green Street, Ithaca

FREE

No registration required

A documentary chronicling the legal battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, who were trafficked for commercial sex on Backpage.com, the classified advertising website formerly owned by the Village Voice.  the film is narrated by Jessica Chastain, directed by filmmaker Mary Mazzio, and produced by Mazzio along with Alec Sokolow.  www.IAmJaneDoefilm.com

The film is about 90 minutes followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.

Contact: Theresa at talbert@tompkins-co.org or 274-5310 with questions.

 
 

October 30, 2018; 8:30 am - 12:30 p.m.

Project Look Sharp - Youth Culture & New Technologies, Media Violence & Conflict Resolution

Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga Street, Ithaca

FREE

Registration is required

Cyndy Scheibe, Executive Director and Founder of Project Look Sharp nd Professor of Psychology at Ithaca College, is a dynamic speaker and workshop leader.

*Wikis, Facebook, Twitter, texting, gaming: How and why are students using new communication media at rapidly increasing rates?What are our concerns, and what can we as parents and educators do about it?

*What are the potential effects of verbal and physical violence shown in movies, TV, video games, and social media on children and teens? How can media literacy approaches help?

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about media literacy from an expert!

Contact: Theresa at talbert@tompkins-co.org or 274-5310 to register, no later than October 22nd.

 
 
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