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Spanish National Day

Seniors, bring your sombreros to our Active Living Center on Friday, October 19th for a fiesta! In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, and in an effort to increase participation at our Active Living Center, we are having some food, games, music, and prizes! Please invite your senior friends and...

A “Second Mom” for Charter School Students

Denise Wible, has been working as an Executive Administrative Assistant at Crispus Attucks Charter School for just over a year. She has an undeniable passion for helping students, so it wasn’t long before she adopted additional roles of caretaker, guidance counselor, and nurse. Roughly 100 students enroll at the...

Join us First Friday for our GRAND OPENING of the Glenalvin J. Goodridge Photographic Gallery Reproduction Tour our NEW 1850’s photo gallery Learn from 3 experts as they explain the history of one of the earliest African-American photo pioneers. Grant R. Romer, Larry J. West and Joseph Shane will...

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...

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