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Congratulations SCSEP’s Denise Durham!

Her friendly smile and welcoming presence will be sorely missed at our Senior Community Service Employment Program office on South George Street. After nearly 3 years working as a Data Specialist for SCSEP, Denise Durham has recently found non-subsidized employment as a Clinical Support Secretary with Hospice & Community...

Rising STARS Awed By 3D Printing

Last month, our Rising STARS youth had the opportunity to engage in 3-Dimensional Print Technology where they used their imaginations to solve “real-life” scenarios. Over a dozen youth, ranging from ages 9 to 14, stood in amazement as industry experts Lee and Soji from Resin8 introduced this modern technology...

Rising STARS Rev It Up!

Our Rising STARS youth enjoyed a recent visit from the York Revolution baseball team. Matthew “Grimey” Grimes, Robert “Romo” Morey, Josh “Judge” Judy, Telvin “T” Nash, and Jeffrey Rosa were invited to share words of encouragement with the youth at the April Kids Cafe event. By sharing their own...

SCSEP Participant Earns Dean’s Courage Award

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) participant Easter Brinson is a Georgia native who moved to York to pursue her “calling to help people.” She recently enrolled at Harrisburg Area Community College’s York Campus to study Human Services. “She’s a strong, family-oriented woman that has a smile that radiates...

Annual Mother-Daughter Tea

Mothers, daughters, aunts and grandmothers please join us for our 5th Annual Mother-Daughter Tea Event “Raising Queens” on Saturday, June 8th at Crispus Attucks! Enjoy refreshments, bingo, crafts, door prizes and a special message from Guest Speaker Sharee McFadden. Rising STARS will present the 4th Annual Marion-Howard’s “It Takes...

Annual Motown Revue

Crispus Attucks Presents… 5th Annual Motown Revue Dance Party Friday, May 24, 2019 7 – 10 pm Come dressed in your ’60s & ’70s best for a chance to win a cash prize! Featuring entertainment by York’s Carman Bryant, Food, 50/50, Gift Basket Raffles, Music, Photo Booth (Courtesy of...

SAVE THE DATE for York County’s Largest Day of Giving! 300+ nonprofits. 24 hours. $3 million dollars. May 3, 2019. Give Day will be one huge party across York County! The first-ever Give Local York was held on May 4, 2018 and raised $1,478,887 for 211 York County nonprofits...

Join us on Sunday, March 17 as we host our 88th Annual Meeting to honor community members who have positively impacted Crispus Attucks and York’s community, and reflect on Crispus Attucks’ accomplishments in 2018. This public event will offer an overview of our diverse programs and services, and a...

Extraordinary Gentlemen

Join us for an evening of Extraordinary Gentlemen where young men and adult men come together for a powerful discussion on the keys to leading a successful life. This event is designed to encourage youth to thrive and find role models in York’s community to help them achieve their...

Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, join us for Frances Ellen Watkins-Harper’s Voices of F.E.W. at the Goodridge Freedom Center, excerpts that chronicles her life as a pioneering social activist and abolitionist. Living History Interpreter Frances Ellen Watkins-Harper will share her journey through life during the nineteenth century as...

Martharine Finds Promise

The future is looking bright for Ms. Martharine Harris.  She recently went from subsidized, part-time employment through our Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), to a part-time Aide at our Early Learning Center working with school-aged children; with promise of becoming an Assistant Group Supervisor in the near future. Martharine...

Living The Dream Awardees

As part of our Annual MLK Day of Service, Crispus Attucks honors local youth with Living The Dream awards. This award is earned by junior and senior students that exemplify Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy through academic efforts, community service, and leadership. This year, we have four exemplary...

From Apprenticeship To Career

You may recall a story we reported a few years ago about a young man from our Center and Employment and Training Program named Gert Frederick. Gert has been a part of Crispus Attucks since the young age of 12. The York City native would volunteer his time in...

Thinking Health in the New Year

It’s the new year…so that means it’s time to think about those new years’ resolutions to eat better, be more active, and overall more healthy, right? Well, our Early Learning Center and Rising STARS program leaders have jumped on this train of thought in developing monthly activities that incorporate...

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