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A Community Education Session on Cultural Humility

You are cordialy invited to attend a Community Education Session on Cultural Humility. This session includes:

  • Implicit bias
  • Why is Cultural Humility important for everyone?
  • Tools for engagement

RSVP by Monday, November 27th, by calling 1-800-SENTARA (1-800-736-8272) Refreshments Provided. Space is Limited.

When: Monday, December 4, 2017

Time: 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Where: Jefferson School

Trauma: How It Affects You And Every Member Of Our Community

In light of the events of August 11 and 12, this topic has never been more relevant to the Greater Charlottesville community. This is a FREE event.

Free Screening of Inconvenient Sequel

Piedmont Virginia community College will host a free screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. 

Mouth Wide Open food truck will be in the parking lot with food available for purchase from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 15

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Main Stage Theatre in the V. Earl Dickinson Building.

If you have any questions contact: Jennifer Scott at 434.961.5223 or bhernandez@pvcc.edu

Hidden Figures Scientist To Speak at PVCC

Christine Darden, a retired NASA mathematician, data analyst and aeronautical engineer who is featured in Margot Lee Shetterly’s book “Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race,” will speak at Piedmont Virginia Community College

When: Wednesday, Nov. 15,

Time: 3 p.m.

Where: Main Building Auditorium, room M229,

            (PVCC’s Main Campus in Charlottesville)

Application Information Meeting

You are invited to the Application Information Meeting! This is a first step in the application process. Children are welcome; activities and snacks will be provided. 

When: Monday, November 20th, 2017

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Where: Habitat for Humanity - Conference Room: 919 West Main St. 

Call Angel Turner at (434) 293-9066 or email familyservices@cvillehabitat.org to confirm your space

Challenge Into Change Writing Contest

Challenge into Change is a forum for real-life stories about women overcoming personal struggles to find growth and healing. We invite you to submit a piece of writing of 500 words or less about a woman (yourself or someone you know) surmounting a difficult situation in her life. Both prose and poetry are welcome. Winners will receive cash awards; all entrants will have the chance to be published in our Challenge into Change book and will be honored at a ceremony at the 2018 Festival of the Book in Charlottesville.



2018 Community Development Block Grant and HOME funding and Mandatory Workshop

The City of Charlottesville will be accepting proposals for 2018 Community Development Block Grant and HOME funding. Projects will support a viable urban community through the provision of decent housing, a suitable living environment, and economic opportunity for low and moderate income citizens. Beginning October 27, 2017, the RFP and related documents can be found on the City’s website. Online submission is required.

Grupo Para Mujeres Latinas

Todos los Lunes a la 1 p.m. de la tarde Patty Roseberry, la defensora legal para la Comunidad Hispano Hablante de la organización "Refugio para Ayuda en Emergencia" estará proveyendo charlas en las que se enfocará en:

  • Autoestima
  • Belleza
  • Salud Emocional
  • Decoración de Interiores
  • ¡Y mucho más! 

Si deseas ser parte del grupo llama a Patty al (434) 202-0805

Inscripciones para el Seguro Medico A.C.A./Obamacare

¿Está listo para Obamacare 2018? Las inscripciones para el seguro de salud ACA empiezan el 1ro de noviembre. Enroll Virginia ofrece ayuda gratuita en Legal Aid Justice Center. La inscripción abierta termina el 15 de diciembre. Todas las citas serán en: Legal Aid Justice Center. 


Cuando: Las inscripciones comienzan el 1 de Noviembre

Donde: 1000 Preston Ave., Charlottesville, VA

Statement from Creciendo Juntos

The past month has been terrifying—the rally in August and today's DACA announcement are symptomatic of a broad and hostile climate for immigrants. As we continue to process this hostility, I want to reaffirm the values Creciendo Juntos stands for and the role CJ will continue to play in our community.