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Mission

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The Crispus Attucks Association of York, Pennsylvania is a comprehensive non-profit entity that provides education services, human services, community development, and affordable housing that enhance the quality of life for a diverse population.

Vision

The Crispus Attucks Association envisions a community that encourages, supports, and provides every individual with opportunities to achieve his or her full potential and improves the quality of life for its diverse residents.

Values

Integrity: We act with the highest level of moral character.

Diversity: We accept and celebrate the differences between each other and realize the world is a better place because of ou differences.

Respect: We treat others as we expect others to treat us.

Self-sufficiency: We encourage each other to be our own providers by improving our skills and not relying on others for our basic needs.

Sustainability: We look for ways to ensure our organization is here to serve the community for decades to come.

Embrace the challenge: We embrace the future knowing we are equipped to move forward and face any opportunity or challenge presented to us.

History

Founded in 1931, the Crispus Attucks Association takes its name from hero Crispus Attucks, a freed slave and African American who was among the first to die in the American Revolution at the Boston Massacre. Since its foundation as a place for underprivileged children in York, PA, to gather for education and physical activities, the Crispus Attucks Association has grown into a multipurpose center offering a range of services for people of all ages in York, fulfilling its commitment to those in need from all backgrounds and walks of life.

THE CRISPUS ATTUCKS ASSOCIATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.

Crispus Attucks Association provides services for everyone regardless of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, reprisal, or genetic information.

 

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