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STARS Learn Etiquette

The Country Club of York was gracious in welcoming several of our Rising STARS participants to one of their extravagant dining halls for an introductory course on dining etiquette. Food and Beverage Manager Jess Hill introduced some proper techniques of dining, from a firm introductory handshake, to silverware alignment on…

Introducing Intern Anna

Meet Anna Leair, a recent grad from Harrisburg Area Community College with a degree in Human Services, who has a passion for working with the elder community. In early June, she started an internship at our Active Living Center, a program designed to meet the needs of seniors 60 plus…

A Dreamer’s Journey

“We are living in a time when so many people are feeling marginalized because of their legal status in the United States. It is important to not lose connection with our humanity and see our neighbors, friends, fellow parishioners, coworkers as human beings, not as aliens.” – Rosa Luz Catterall…

A Portrait of You View

In a partnership with Creative York, 10 seniors from our Active Living Center and 10 students from our Charter School paired together to create a portrait of each other in Crispus Attucks’ first inter-generational painting workshop entitled “Portrait of You,” an abstract art form inspired by artist Pablo Picasso. Creative…

A Science Factory Experience

Our Early Learning Center students welcomed spring by taking a bus trip to the Lancaster Science Factory with their parents and teachers. With over 65 interactive workstations, they experienced an abundance of hands-on STEAM activities, including sound machines, magnetism, electricity, gravity experiments and more. Pre-K Counts Teacher Mrs. Kelly recalls a…

4th Annual Mother-Daughter Tea

It is with great pleasure we announce Crispus Attucks Rising STARS Youth Program will be hosting its 4th Annual Mother-Daughter Tea event, “A Tribute To Mothers” on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 from 2 pm to 4 pm.   Come enjoy refreshments, crafts, door prizes and a special message from guest…

Harley-Davidson is Hiring

Harley-Davidson is Hiring!

Through our Center for Employment and Training, we partner with multiple companies and organizations throughout York County to identify and share local education and job opportunities, and we are excited to announce that Harley-Davidson is expanding its production lines and creating hundreds of job within the next year! They have…

4th Annual Motown Revue

Step on-board the Soul Train for our 4th Annual Motown Revue Dance Party! Take a step back in time and come dressed to impress in your ’60s and ’70s best for a chance to win a cash prize! There will be a 50/50 raffle, gift basket prizes, and more! Make…

Cooking with Country Club of York

Country Club of York’s Executive Chef Gregory Mummert presented a culinary demonstration for our Rising STARS participants. Our youth were entertained by Chef Mummert and his assistant as they showed off some “tricks of the trade” preparing Strawberry Glaze Tarts. Our youth were able to get a “taste” of day-to-day experiences of a…

Attorney Jeffrey D. Lobach, Esq will recount his involvement in a nationally recognized pro bono immigration project that evolved into a 4-year battle before the refugees were paroled by the President. June 6 will mark the 25th anniversary of the day the Golden Venture, a cargo ship carrying nearly 300 Chinese refugees, ran…

Open Your Business in a York City Neighborhood

The CA/SCORE Urban Entrepreneur Initiative (UEI) has gotten off to a great start! At our March 27th launch event, 23 entrepreneurs, bankers, neighborhood advocates and others saw the results of the UEI neighborhood business preference survey. The survey of York City residents described the new businesses they preferred within 15…

YouthBuild Making History in 2018

Students at our YouthBuild-affiliated Charter School received the amazing opportunity to join the newly formed YouthBuild Pennsylvania Coalition and then visit the State Capitol to advocate the importance of YouthBuild programs. Our school (plus 5 other YouthBuild programs across the state!) met in Harrisburg to provide a forum where students…

Community Members Honored at Annual Meeting

At our 87th Annual meeting, we honored volunteers who have made significant contributions to Crispus Attucks Association. Frank, Rebecca, Geron and Alan Countess accepted the “Heart of Change” Community Service Award for their many years of dedicated service to our organization and the York community. For more than 25 years,…

And The Winner Is…

The Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum is hosting its first Art Exhibit, “Freedom Seekers”, on Friday, April 6th at 4 pm. Although, most of us have heard about Freedom Seekers as part of the history of The Underground Railroad, many are unaware they still exist through a multitude of…

Support Us During Give Local York

Please support Crispus Attucks Association on York County’s First-Ever Big Give Day on May 4th. What is Give Local York? Give Local York is a 24-hour online community giving event that raises dollars for hundreds of nonprofit organizations in our region. On this day only, thousands of people will come…

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