The Jefferson School African-American Heritage Center has a great line up of events and programming this month. The Heritage Center is located on the second floor of the Jefferson School City Center. For more information please call (434) 260-8720.
  Cultural Implicity/Implicit Bias Training
featuring Eboni Bugg, LSW and an introduction of The 1966 Project
Monday, December 4, 5:30 pm
Lynching and the Spectacle of Race
Lecture by Dr. Carmenita Higginbotham,
Assoc. Professor in the McIntire Department of Art and the Program in American Studies at the University of Virginia.
Tuesday, December 5, 6pm
Charlotte and the Twelve
A Steele Secrets Story
by Andi Cumbo-Floyd
Reading and Book Signing 
Saturday, December 16, 2 pm
Alumni Room

Cville Series: The Open Mic
Saturday, December 22, sign up at 7 pm
Tickets $5 at the door
The Divas of Comedy: Ladies Night Out
featuring Stilleto and Friends
joined by Destinee and Brooks Willich
Saturday, December 16 doors open 7:30 pm
Tickets $15 online and at the door
  Kwanzaa Celebration
featuring Farafina Kan
Tuesday, December 26, 3pm


Literacy Volunteers is seeking volunteer tutors to assist adults in learning how to read, write, or speak English. Many of our students are refugees and immigrants trying to become integrated members of our community. Join us for our next tutor training

NEXT Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 9:30am to 4:30pm at the Jefferson School City Center. Lunch will be provided by Omni Charlottesville Hotel. If you’re interested in becoming a Literacy Volunteer or learning more, please call  434-977-3838 or email .

Sisters Keeper Doula Collective Moms' Meetup every First Friday of the Month 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the Pearl Island/VU Noodle Cafe .
Snacks will be provided and registration not required.
Contact Crystal Johnson for more information at or (434) 249-3854
The Women's Initiative  has announced their annual writing contest, Challenge Into Change. This contest encourages and empowers all women to share their story. Stories are due December 15th . Visit The Women's Initiative for more information.
Holiday Craft Party
Join us Saturday, December 16th for an afternoon of winter wonderland crafts, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa! The event is at Carver Recreation Center from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. The event is free and open to families. For more information, please call  (434) 970-3053 .
Jefferson School City Center
"Where we serve our local communities"