On the first Friday of each month, the Jefferson School City Center celebrates two resident organizations to shed light on their impact in our community.
Pearl Island an Vu Noodles  have opened up shop at the Jefferson School City Center ! Delicious Caribbean Cuisine and Vegetarian & Vegan Vietnamese Specialties now serving lunch *every* weekday from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM.

Jefferson School City Center First Fridays brings people together around great food and outstanding mission-driven nonprofits.

School is almost out for the summer! Bring your child to YMCA Child Care to participate in fun and educational activities this summer.
Call (434)-202-0118 to register for Summer Camp. 

Register by Friday, June 16th for the empowering Cultural Humility session presented by The Women's Initiative, Program Director, Eboni Bugg. The event will be Friday, June 23rd, 12 PM - 2 PM in the Jefferson School African-American Heritage Center.  
The session includes: implicit bias, importance of cultural humility, and tools for engagement.
Call 1-800- 736-8272 to reserve your seat. Lunch will be catered by Pearl Island.

The Trailblazer program is a partnership between City of Promise and the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Students selected to become Trailblazers will be museum guides for tours of the Jefferson School's historical and contemporary exhibitions this summer. 

Support your Trailblazers and attend a free, public tour. 
Saturdays, June 17 - August 19, 11 AM & 1 PM. 
For more information call (434) 260-8723 or visit JSAAHC Trailblazer Program

Juneteenth 2017 Celebration
Friday and Saturday, June 16th & 17th, 6 PM - 9 PM

The celebration will include a tribute to local elders that have made outstanding contributions to the community or have left an amazing legacy. You are invited to help us honor them. Hear the historical presentation about the Underground Railroad by Anthony Cohen. T here will be live performances and music provided by DJ Flatline at the party on the lawn Saturday. 

Call The Juneteenth Organizing Committee for more information (434) 295-6632

A generous group of donors has challenged our community to raise $25,000 to benefit the students and programs of Literacy Volunteers. All donations made byJune 30, 2017, will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to $25,000. Now is the time to double your impact through a gift to Literacy Volunteers. To donate visit:  http://weblink.donorperfect.com/MatchingGift2017

Have you ever wanted to help out a stiff and sore relative or friend, but just didn’t know how to go about it properly? In just 3 classes, this program will introduce you to massage therapy concepts and specific techniques that you can use to help friends and family members at home safely and effectively. Course will be on Saturday afternoons, 2pm – 3:30pm starting June 10th, 17th and 24th.  S eries is Pay-What-You-Can $15-$60. Sign-up here or call (434)-218-7677
Other Upcoming Pay-What-You-Can Weekly Series:
Yoga of Recovery - Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, June 1st - July 20th
Intro to Zapchen  - Mondays, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM, June 5th - July 17th
Phoenix Risa Yoga Therapy for Givers - Mondays, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, June 5th - July 17th
  Women's Employment Workshop: Free Event

All welcome, especially Women Veterans. Learn what employers look for during an interview, enjoy informative sessions on how to dress for an interview from a certified image consultant, and gain tips on how to negotiate your salary.
Monday, June 12th, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM at the Charlottesville Workforce Center 2211 Hydraulic Rd, Charlottesville VA 22901

RSVP to Scott.Trice@vec.virginia.gov seating is limited so register today!