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Seniors ages 60 and older are invited to attend a FREE Wellness Expo on Thursday, September 20th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Crispus Attucks gymnasium located at 605 South Duke Street in York. This is a FREE event sponsored by Senior Life York. About 20 community...

Summer Camp Success

Like most students who participate in our STEAM Summer Camp, Davon was a typical boy enthusiastic about learning new things this summer. However, his first week was filled with feelings of uncertainty and uneasiness. He was no stranger to summer camps, so it came as a bit of a...

Youth Career Exploration

This summer, youth ages 14-18 from all over York County participated in our Center for Employment & Training‘s Summer Career Employment Academy, where they developed necessary skills to find secure employment after high school. They honed in on team-building exercises, and practiced positive, professional attitudes, resume writing techniques, and...

STEAM Summer Camp

All great things must come to an end! It was a busy 6 weeks for our STEAM Summer Camp, which approached the finish line after competing against Southern York YMCA and YWCA York for York County’s First Camp Cup Trophy at Camp Cann-Edi-On. They battled each other in educational trivia,...

Maxine Goes Back To Work

Maxine Smith, a Delaware native, moved to York, Pennsylvania a few years ago. Not only did she have to adjust to living in a new environment, she had to reenter the workforce after several years of not working. “It was like I was starting work for the first time...

Immigration: Fleeing Persecution

Photo courtesy of The Irish Times A timely discussion hosted by Mary Studzinski, Executive Director for the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC). Her talk will explore fleeing from persecution and the men, women, and children who seek the freedom and safety of asylum in the United States. Topics will...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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!...

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...

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