Hope you can join us for our monthly RER Breakfast this Thursday, from 9-10 am, at YWCA Boulder County. Our guest speaker for the January 26th is independent filmmaker Ava Hamilton. Ava is Arapaho and was a fellow at the Great Waters Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources in 2006. She has taught video production classes and has received numerous awards for directing documentaries.
Ava attended Southwestern State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma, and the University of Colorado, Boulder. She trained as a filmmaker at the Anthropology Film Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
We hope you can join us. Remember, these breakfasts are free and open to the public and are a great way to meet other RER volunteers. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Together, we can continue to eliminate racism in our community.
Racial Justice Program Manager
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We are excited to announce that our first RER Breakfast of the new school year will be held on Thursday, October 27. Please join us at YWCA Boulder County from 9:30 - 10:30 am for a special guest speaker: Rev. Pedro Silva II, Associate Minister at First Congregational Church of Boulder!
Rev. Silva, who spent eight years in the U.S. Air Force as a satellite-communications technician and intelligence analyst and is a former non-profit sector employee, will speak about the importance of engaging in community conversations around race and racism. We will discuss the importance of taking conversational risks in an effort to encourage people toward crossing social borders and moving into authentic dialogue. An important part of this is opening up to each other honestly about our deepest concerns, instead of relying on assumptions, prejudices, biases, and profiling in order to protect ourselves.
We encourage you to invite friends, family, and neighbors!
For more information or to RSVP for the breakfast, contact Lena at
303.443.0419 x104 or email@example.com.
We hope to see you all there!
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the fifth month of the year, in the northern hemisphere usually considered the last month of spring.
On-Going Enrollment - 2016-2017 Preschool
Children's Alley is now enrolling for our new Preschool program
for the 2016-2017 school year! Monday-Friday, 9 am - 5 pm, $996 per month, starting August 31, 2016. Spaces are limited, registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
April 28 - RER Breakfast + Stand Against Racism
Reading to End Racism invites you to join them for their monthly breakfast - We are excited to announce that this month we are tying in our breakfast with Stand Against Racism
, a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice.
Speaker Andrea Mérida Cuéllar has served her community in many ways, from service in the U.S. Army, to service as an elected member of the Denver Board of Education and now as a national co-chair of the Green Party of the United States. She is the only Latinx person in national political party leadership today.
Thursday, April 28, 9-10 am, at YWCA Boulder County (2222 14th Street), free and open to all who wish to attend. For more information or to RSVP, contact 303-443-0419 x104 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 3 & 13, June 7 & 17 - Free Financial Counseling
Facing financial concerns? Want to build your budgeting expertise? Experiencing divorce-related financial issues? The YWCA is here to help you empower yourself through personalized, free financial counseling sessions with an expert! Pre-registration is required, call 303-443-0419 or email email@example.com
morning and evening appointments available.
May 5 - A Night of A Cappella
Come together to SHINE
a light on the YWCA with an A Cappella night featuring groups 3 Story Limit
and New Wizard Oil Combination. Join us to enjoy some fun music and support YWCA's programs for women and families in Boulder County.
Thursday, May 5, 7-8:30 pm, location TBD, suggested donation/cover charge of $20. For more information contact Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 7 - Reading to End Racism Volunteer Training
Reading to End Racism (RER) is a racial justice program that uses trained volunteers to read to children in K-8 classrooms and, through books and personal stories, stimulate an insightful conversation about discrimination.
Volunteers are needed! Join us for our next volunteer training on Saturday, May 7, from 10 am-12:30 pm, RSVP to email@example.com
May 10 - Girl's Night Out!
Join the YWCA for a lighthearted evening at the Dairy Arts Center as we celebrate all the great things about being a girl! We'll be popping popcorn and champagne for a Girl's Night Out showing of "A League of Their Own" - the 1992 comedy about a professional, all-female baseball league during WWII.
Tuesday, May 10, 6 pm Reception, 7 pm Show, $25 suggested donation REGISTER ONLINE
May 10-August 23 - Getting Ahead
Getting Ahead is a 15-week program that helps individuals in poverty build their resources for a more prosperous life. MORE INFORMATION
or contact Lorna at 303-443-0419 x 118 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June, July, and August - NEW! "Coding & Multi-Media Arts" Summer Camp
In this camp, kids will utilize BitsBox online coding and programming tools to create their own apps that can be shared with friends and family! Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm with before/after care available. $350 + $25 materials fee. ONLINE REGISTRATION
Sessions: June 6 - June 10, June 20 - June 24, July 18 - July 22, August 8 - August 12
June and August - "Fashionably Mashed: The STEM of Fashion Design"
Fashionably Mashed takes kids through the steps of professional fashion design which include creating a concept, sourcing, pricing, and marketing. Campers will work with color theory and physics, economics, sustainability, math for business, and more. Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm with before/after care available. $350 + $25 materials fee. ONLINE REGISTRATION
Sessions: June 27 - July 1, August 1 - August 5
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Reading to End Racism invites you to join us on Thursday, February 25th at a special time, 9:00 am, for our monthly breakfast. We are excited to welcome Rev. Dawn Riley Duval, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter 5280!
Rev. Dawn Riley Duval
Thursday, February 25th, 9-10 am
YWCA of Boulder County
Dawn has 15 years' experience as a community organizer, facilitator, trainer, and consultant to grassroots groups in Colorado, Japan, Namibia, and Tennessee. She is also a leader in the Black Lives Matter movement and is committed to racial justice and women's equality.
Dawn is an ordained minister and has a Master's Degree in Print Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a Master's in Divinity with an emphasis on social justice from Vanderbilt University, and is completing a doctoral program at Chicago Theological Seminary. In recent years, Dawn has received awards for her activism from NAACP CO-MT-WY Conference, Colorado Black Women for Political Action, and Vanderbilt Divinity School.
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