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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: A-B Tech Community College
Address Line 1: 340 Victoria Road
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, March 26, 2015: 1:.00 pm to 4:30 pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: A-B Tech Community College and the YWCA of Asheville are partnering to bring a community-wide Stand Against Racism event to the college from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 26 in Ferguson Auditorium on the Asheville campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Jacquelyn Hallum, ‎Director of Health Careers and Diversity Education at the Mountain Area Health Education Center, will be the keynote speaker. The event is a part of the national YWCA Stand Against Racism campaign, which is designed to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism.

Following Hallum’s address, there will be a panel on the history of racism in Asheville and a second panel on how employers in the region are recognizing and addressing organizational racism.

Panel one will feature:

• Dr. Darin Waters, UNC Asheville History Department
Housing and how it relates to employment in the Asheville community

• Oralene Simmons, MLK Association
Her personal experience growing up in Madison County, being a member of ASCORE, working for the City of Asheville, and being the first African American woman at Mars Hill University

• Beth Mazcka, YWCA
How the YW played a role in helping to desegregate Asheville

• Sharon West, YMI Cultural Center and the VA Hospital
Medical disparities within Asheville

The second panel will feature:

• Lisa Eby, Buncombe County Health and Human Services
What Buncombe County is doing to address institutional racism through employment and services

• Darryl Rhymes, A-B Tech Community College
What A-B Tech is doing to address institutional racism through employment

• Michele Ashley, WNC Diversity Engagement Coalition
How the 6 largest employers in Buncombe County have come together to provide training and networking to support people of color through gaining employment, retention, promotion and community

• Sheriff Van Duncan, Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department
How the Sheriff’s Office is address institutional racism through employment and training of officers

• James Lee, Racial Justice Coalition
How organizations that have a mission or program of racial justice have come together to speak against injustice, provide education on citizen rights and build relationships between community members and law enforcement

Annie Burton, Executive Director of School and Community Engagement at UNC Asheville, will served as moderator for the panels. A reception will follow in the Ferguson Lobby from 4-4:30. Members of the Racial Justice Coalition will have displays available for public viewing during the entire event.

The YWCA Drop-In Child Care Center will provide free childcare at the YW on S. French Broad Avenue from 1 - 5 p.m. for parents attending this event. Parents will need to provide pertinent information for their children by Friday, March 20. Contact Gerry Leonard, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator for the YW, at 254-7206, ext. 219 or at gleonard@ywcaofasheville.org.

 

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First Name, Last Name: James Lee
Phone Number: 828-398-7927
Email Address: jameselee06@abtech.edu
Web Site: http://www.abtech.edu

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Asheville Grown Local Business Alliance
Address Line 1: 72 North Lexington Ave
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 12am to 12pm
Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 12am to 12pm
Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 12am to 12pm
Date/Start/End: Sunday, April 26, 2015: 12am to 12pm
Private/Public: Public

 

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First Name, Last Name: Franzi Charen
Phone Number: 3362448732
Email Address: ashevillegrown@gmail.com
Web Site: http://ashevillegrown.com/

 

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Name of Organization: Asheville JCC
Address Line 1: 236 Charlotte Street
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: The Asheville JCC is having their stand against racism in partnership with Jewish communities throughout WNC. Their stand will feature music, arts, and a brief presentation.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Neil Garson
Phone Number: 828-253-0701
Email Address: neil@jcc-asheville.org
Web Site: http://www.jcc-asheville.org/
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Asheville-JCC/47040620722

 

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Name of Organization: Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community
Address Line 1: 285 Livington Street
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28805

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Asheville Wordslam is regional spoken word team competition for middle school age participants. Participants can be from schools or organized through community programs. The event is free and open to the public.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Janet Hurley
Phone Number: 8282159002
Email Address: janet@ashevillewritersintheschools.org
Web Site: http://ashevillewritersintheschools.org

 

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Name of Organization: Buncombe County Early College
Address Line 1: 340 Victoria Rd.
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28701

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 11:30 am to 12:30
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Buncombe County Early College Student Government is sponsoring a "Jam Against Racism." in Ferguson Auditorium on the campus of AB-Tech Community College. Participants may sign up as a solo act or as a band to Jam Against Racism. Students are also going to read poetry, give a speech, or any other performance art that takes a stand against Racism. Andrew Scotchie and the River Rats are scheduled to perform along with singer "Lyric."
Public participation is invited. Performers must sign up by contacting: tim.arnold@bcsemail.org The theme of the Jam is "Eliminating Racism by Celebrating Diversity."

Early College will also be celebrating our diversity with our annual "Diversity Lunch." Students will prepare dishes that represent their background or ethnic culture and share it with the school. A buffet line will be set up with 40 to 50 dishes from around the world. This event is not open to the public. The Jam Against Racism is open to the public and we encourage public participation.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Tim Arnold
Phone Number: 828-776-0787
Email Address: tim.arnold@bcsemail.org

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Buncombe County Government
Address Line 1: Hughes Building
City, State, Zip Code: asheville , NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: April 22, 2015: noon to 1pm
Private/Public: Public

 

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First Name, Last Name: lisa eby
Phone Number: 828-250-5587
Email Address: lisa.eby@buncombecounty.org
Web Site: http://buncombecounty.org

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Erwin Middle School
Address Line 1: 20 Erwin Hills Road
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28806

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Private/Public: Public

 

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First Name, Last Name: Mandy Carter
Phone Number: 828-232-4264
Email Address: amanda.carter@bcsemail.org

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville
Address Line 1: Vance Monument
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Sunday, April 26, 2015: 5:00 to 7:00
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Participate in the Liberation Rally
Participate in a person-to-person petition campaign, acquiring signatures requesting the city establish monument(s) and/or marker(s) in Asheville that recognize the contributions of African Americans to the community.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Jacquelyn Simms
Phone Number: 8286877759
Email Address: EthicalSocietyAsheville@gmail.com
Web Site: http://meetup.com/ethical-society-of-asheville

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Everybody's Environment
Address Line 1: Aurther R. Edington Center
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 2pm to 5pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: In honor of Earth Day and the YWCA’s Stand Against Racism Week, the Everybody’s Environment Action Group will host a free Family Fun Spring Festival!

Performances by Lyric, Dwayne Barton, and Santos
Music by DJ Supaman
Bouncy house
Scavenger hunt
Delicious food prepared by the Green Opportunities Kitchen Ready Program
Hands-on games and activities from participating community and environmental organizations.
Have fun, meet new people, and explore the outdoors in your own neighborhood!

Sponsoring/hosting organizations include: UNC Asheville Center for Diversity Education, US Forest Service, Beattie Foundation, Green Opportunities, Conservation Trust for North Carolina, Student Environmental Center at UNCA, Dogwood Alliance, Sierra Club, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Mountain People’s Assembly, Riverlink, and Clean Water NC.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Emma Greenbaum
Phone Number: 520-275-4812
Email Address: emma.greenbaum@sierraclub.org
Web Site: https://www.facebook.com/everybodysenvironment?fref=ts

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: French Broad Food Co-op
Address Line 1: 90 Biltmore Ave
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 11 to 5
Private/Public: Public

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Clare Schwartz
Phone Number: 8282557650
Email Address: outreach@frenchbroadfood.coop
Web Site: http://www.frenchbroadfood.coop

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Grateful Publishing House and Bookshop
Address Line 1: 159 S Lexington Ave
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 10 to 6
Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 10 to 6
Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 10 to 6
Date/Start/End: Sunday, April 26, 2015: 10 to 6
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We will have a prominent display in the store of the new children's book Zak and Niki: A first look at rising above racism, by author Cynthia Yancey and illustrator Twila Jefferson. We will sell the book at a discount with tax paid by our publishing company. The cost with tax included is $12 (a $4 savings) in honor of Stand Against Racism. Micki Cabaniss Eutsler, Grateful Steps

 

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First Name, Last Name: Micki Cabaniss Eutsler
Phone Number: (828) 277-0998
Email Address: micki@gratefulsteps.org
Web Site: http://www.gratefulsteps.org/

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Hip Replacements Clothing
Address Line 1: 72 North Lexington Avenue
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 11am to 7pm
Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 11am to 7pm
Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 11am to 7pm
Date/Start/End: Sunday, April 26, 2015: 11am to 7pm
Private/Public: Public

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Franzi Charen
Phone Number: 8282163909
Email Address: hipreplacementsclothing@gmail.com
Web Site: http://hipreplacementsclothing.com
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/hipreplacements
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/hipreplacements

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Jubilee! Community
Address Line 1: 46 Wall Street
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Private/Public: Public

 

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First Name, Last Name: Howard Hanger
Phone Number: 828-252-5335
Email Address: howardhangerhall@gmail.com
Web Site: http://jubileecommunity.org

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Jubilee! Community Social Justice Team
Address Line 1: Cathedral of All Souls
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28803

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Private/Public: Public

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Meta Commerse
Phone Number: 828-274-2681
Email Address: wordmedicinewoman@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.jubileecommunity.org
Facebook URL: http://jubileecommunity@facebook.com

 

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Name of Organization: Kenilworth Presbyterian Church PC(USA)
Address Line 1: 123 Kenilworth Road
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28803

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Sunday, April 26, 2015: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We will be taking our Stand Against Racism during our 11am Sunday Worship Service. We will have a dynamic hour of music, reflection. art and ACTION! Join us.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Katie Adams
Phone Number: 828-252-8872
Email Address: kenilworthpresbyterianchurch@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.kenilworthchurch.org
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/kenilworthchurch

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Literacy Council of Buncombe County
Address Line 1: 31 College Place
Address Line 2: Building B, Suite 221
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: TBD: TBD to TBD
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Time to be decided still.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Annalisa Littleton
Phone Number: 828-254-3442
Email Address: volunteers@litcouncil.com
Web Site: http://www.litcouncil.com
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/LitCouncil
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/Literacy.Council.Buncombe

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Mission Health
Address Line 1: 509 Biltmore Ave
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28804

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 11 to 1
Date/Start/End: April 21: 11 to 1
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Race Card Project in the lobby of Mission Hospital and St Joseph Hospital.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Rebecca Bernstein
Phone Number: 828-213-1111
Email Address: Rebecca.bernstein@msj.org
Web Site: http://www.mission-health.org

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Mountain Area Health Education Center
Address Line 1: 121 Hendersonville Road
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28803

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Wednesday, April 8, 2015: 11:30 am to 12 pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: MAHEC's Health Equity Team, will be hosting an event as part of their Lunch-n-Learn Cultural Awareness Series in conjunction with the Stand Against Racism on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 12 pm - 1:30 pm, at the MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus Education Building. This event is FREE! Pre-registration is required.

The topic of the event will be Micro-Aggressions: How to Identify and Correct. The objectives of the event will be to define the concept of micro-aggressions, identify forms of micro-aggressions, and utilize strategies to decrease micro-aggressions.

Lisa Eby, MS, MSW, SPHR, Director of Human Resources and Communication Buncombe County Health Human Services, and Michele Ashley, Transformation will be the speakers.

We will handout Stand Against Racism buttons at this event. To register, please visit our website: www.mahec.net

 

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First Name, Last Name: Jacquelyn Hallum
Phone Number: (828)257-4479
Email Address: jacquelyn.hallum@mahec.net
Web Site: http://www.mahec.net/

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Mountain Area Health Education Center Inc, (MAHEC)
Address Line 1: 121 Hendersonville Road
Address Line 2: Education Bldg - Blue Ridge Room
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28803

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Tuesday, April 21, 2015: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Join MAHEC for an evening supporting Stand Against Racism. This event, Reflections of Building a Diverse Workforce, will include speakers from MAHEC who will share their strategies for growing a multi-cultural employee base. Agenda highlights include:

- Testimonials from employees who contribute to diversity in the workplace
- Frank Castelblanco, Division Director for MAHEC Regional Services / Chair, WNC DEC
- Jacquelyn Hallum, Director, Health Careers and Diversity Education, MAHEC
- Carol Steen, Director, Human Resources
- Sarah Thach, Associate Director, Center for Healthy Aging


This event is open to the public and attendance is strongly encouraged. Doors open at 5:00 PM for socializing and gathering. Program will begin at 5:45 PM. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.

The event will take place in the Blue Ridge Room in the MAHEC Education Building. Parking is available in the main visitor parking lot in front of the Education Building. For questions, contact Carol Steen at carol.steen@mahec.net.

Please RSVP online by Friday, April 17, 2015 at: http://tinyurl.com/MAHECSAR2015

 

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First Name, Last Name: Carol Steen
Phone Number: 9194237978
Email Address: carol.steen@mahec.net
Web Site: http://www.mahec.net

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Mountain BizWorks
Address Line 1: 153 S. Lexington Ave.
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 9 to 5
Private/Public: Public

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Patrick Fitzsimmons
Phone Number: 828-253-2834
Email Address: fitzsimmons@mountainbizworks.org
Web Site: http://mountainbizworks.org

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Mountain Housing Opportunities
Address Line 1: 64 Clingman Avenue
Address Line 2: Suite 101
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 8:30 to 5:00
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Mountain Housing Opportunities will hang a banner on the corner of Clingman and Hilliard Avenue. The banner will read: "We build community. We stand against racism." We'll keep the banner up for a week.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Lisa Keeter
Phone Number: 828-254-4030
Email Address: lisa@mtnhousing.org
Web Site: http://www.mtnhousing.org
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/MtnHousingOpp
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/MtnHousingOpportunities

 

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Name of Organization: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville
Address Line 1: ReuterCenter, CPO#5000, UNC Ashe
Address Line 2: One University Heights
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28804

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 8 am to 5 pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We will have a display in our lobby highlighting our efforts over the course of the past year to be a more inclusive organization.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Catherine Frank
Phone Number: 8282516188
Email Address: cfrank@unca.edu
Web Site: http://olliasheville.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/OLLIAsheville

 

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Name of Organization: Pack's Tavern
Address Line 1: 20 S Spruce Street
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: April 7th, 2015: 11am to 11pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We will donate 10% of sales for that day to the YWCA and distribute Stand Against Racism Buttons to customers.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Mary Evans
Phone Number: (828) 225-6944
Email Address: packstavernmarketing@gmail.com
Web Site: http://packstavern.com/

 

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Name of Organization: Self-Help Credit Union
Address Line 1: 34 Wall Street
Address Line 2: Third Floor Conference Room
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 16th: 11:45am to 1pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Showing power point "North Carolina's Minority Credit Union Movement", followed by discussion. Bring brown bag lunch. Cookies and tea provided.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Jane Hatley
Phone Number: 828-676-2196
Email Address: jane@self-help.org
Web Site: http://www.self-help.org
Facebook URL: http://www.self-help asheville

 

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Name of Organization: Social Justice Team of Jubilee Community
Address Line 1: 46 Wall Street
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Event will be held at All Souls Episcopal Church, Asheville

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Charles Davidson
Phone Number: 828-252-5335
Email Address: charlesnd@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.jubileecommunity.org
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/jubileecommunity/

 

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Name of Organization: Spellbound Children's Bookshop
Address Line 1: 50 North Merrimon Avenue #107
Address Line 2: Shops at Reynolds Village
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28787

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 11:00 to 11:30
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: In conjunction with the YWCA Stand Against Racism, Spellbound Children's Bookshop will create an in-store display of books featuring characters of diverse races and ethnicities. On April 25th at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning story time (for ages 3-7 years) will focus on diversity and there will be giveaways of Stand Against Racism buttons and stickers.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Leslie Hawkins
Phone Number: 828-708-7570
Email Address: leslie@spellobundbookshop.com
Web Site: http://www.spellboundbookshop.com
Twitter URL: http://twitter.com/SpellboundBkshp
Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Asheville-NC/Spellbound-Childrens-Bookshop/62699441503

 

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Name of Organization: Sunny Point Cafe
Address Line 1: 626 Haywood Rd.
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28806

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 8:00 am to 9:30 pm
Private/Public: Public

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Michelle Alexander
Phone Number: 828-252-0055
Email Address: sunnypointcafe@gmail.com
Web Site: http://Sunny Point Cafe
Twitter URL: http://Sunny Point Cafe
Facebook URL: http://Sunny Point Cafe

 

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Name of Organization: The Hop Ice Cream Cafe
Address Line 1: 640 Merrimon Ave Ste 103
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28804

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 11am to 10pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We will donate 10% of sales at both The Hop Ice Cream and The Hop West to the YWCA of Asheville on Thursday 4/23/15.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Greg Garrison
Phone Number: 8282542224
Email Address: hopicecreamcafe@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://thehopicecreamcafe.com
Twitter URL: http://twitter.com/hopicecream
Facebook URL: http://facebook.com/thehopicecreamcafe

 

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Name of Organization: The Hop West
Address Line 1: 721 Haywood Rd
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28806

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 12pm to 11pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We will donate 10% of sales at both The Hop Ice Cream and The Hop West to the YWCA of Asheville on Thursday 4/23/15.

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Greg Garrison
Phone Number: 8282525155
Email Address: thehopwest@gmail.com
Web Site: http://thehopicecreamcafe.com
Twitter URL: http://twitter.com/thehopwest
Facebook URL: http://facebook.com/thehopwest

 

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Name of Organization: Thomas Wolfe Memorial
Address Line 1: 52 N. Market St.
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Private/Public: Public

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Christina Blane
Phone Number: 828-253-8304
Email Address: christina.blane@ncdcr.gov

 

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Name of Organization: WNC Adoption Resources
Address Line 1: Lenoir-Rhyne Asheville
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 18, 2015: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Looking Deeper: Identity, Race, & Family

WNC Adoption Resources is thrilled to welcome filmmaker and Korean adoptee, Barb Lee - who grew up in WNC - to Asheville, for a day-long workshop based on her films 'Adopted' and 'Adopted: We Can Do Better.' We'll explore parenting a transracial family, fostering positive identity formation, clarifying parental intentions, and navigating the politics of adoption. For more info and registration: www.wncadoptionresources.org

To learn more about Barb Lee and the films: www.adoptedthemovie.com and www.pointmade.com

 

For More Information

 

First Name, Last Name: Christy Tate
Phone Number: 828-691-3232
Email Address: christytate@charter.net
Web Site: http://www.wncadoptionresources.org
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/adoptionresources

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: YWCA of Asheville
Address Line 1: 185 S. French Broad
City, State, Zip Code: Asheville, NC 28801

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Tuesday, April 14, 2015: 12 pm to 3 pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: The YWCA of Asheville, in partnership with the the American Association of University Women (AAUW), OnTrack and Just Economics, will host an event to recognize Equal Pay Day on April 14th, 12 - 3 pm in the YWCA Multipurpose Room.

The Equal Pay Day event, $tart $mart workshop will provide you with benchmarks for salary and benefits in your field, tools for how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs, and knowledge and skills to successfully negotiate your salary! This workshop is geared for women who are under-compensated, unemployed, under-employed and have a GED/HS Diploma with some experience all the way to a Bachelor's Degree.

Lunch will be provided and limited child care is available upon request. This is a totally FREE workshop, but registration is required.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Gerry Leonard
Phone Number: 828-254-7206, 219
Email Address: gleonard@ywcaofasheville.org
Web Site: http://www.ywcaofasheville.org
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/ywcaofavl
Facebook URL: http://www.facebook.com/ywcaofasheville

 

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Black Mountain

Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: About My Father's Business NOL/New Mercies
Address Line 1: 101 Carver Avenue
City, State, Zip Code: Black Mountain, NC 28711

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: April 24 2015: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Speaker to be announced. Group Discussion, face paint art for children, balloons, healthy snacks

 

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First Name, Last Name: Angela Young
Phone Number: 828-216-8420
Email Address: burginterence@yahoo.com
Facebook URL: http://About My Father's Business NOL/ New Mercies

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Black Mountain Stand Against Racism
Address Line 1: Town Square
City, State, Zip Code: Black Mountain, NC 28711

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We are planning a community potluck picnic, with music and speakers on the town square.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Roberta Madden
Phone Number: 828-419-0730
Email Address: robertamadden@era-nc.org

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: G7About My Father's Business/NMAS
Address Line 1: 101 Carver Avenue
City, State, Zip Code: Black Mountain, NC 28711

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Saturday, April 25, 2015: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: Speaker to be announced. Group participation and discussion

 

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First Name, Last Name: Angela Young
Phone Number: 828-216-8420
Email Address: youngangela48@yahoo.com
Facebook URL: http://About My Father's Business or New Mercies

 

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Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Swannanoa Valley
Address Line 1: 500 Montreat Road
City, State, Zip Code: Black Mountain, NC 28711

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Sunday, April 26, 2015: 11:00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: We will precede the Sunday service with two Dialogues on Race, held in the weeks leading up to the Stand Against Racism.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Roberta Madden
Phone Number: 828 669 8050
Email Address: robertamadden@yahoo.com

 

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Charlotte

Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: YWCA Central Carolinas
Address Line 1: Polk Park
City, State, Zip Code: Charlotte, NC 28202

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 11 am to 1 pm
Private/Public: Public

 

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First Name, Last Name: Matt Garfield
Phone Number: 704-525-5770
Email Address: mgarfield@ywcacentralcarolinas.org
Web Site: http://ywcacentralcarolinas.org
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/YWCAcharlotte
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/YWCA-Central-Carolinas/98034904613

 

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Greensboro

Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: YWCA of Greensboro
Address Line 1: 1807 Wendover Ave E
City, State, Zip Code: Greensboro, NC 27405

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Friday, April 24, 2015: 4pm to 7pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: YWCA of Greensboro will form a human chain on the sidewalk along E. Wendover Avenue, one of the busiest streets in the city. We invite our neighbors, friends, other associations, schools and businesses to join us! We will also host an open house with refreshments and a tour of our new building. Come by and learn more about YWCA of Greensboro!

 

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First Name, Last Name: Erin McCarthy
Phone Number: 336-558-5463
Email Address: epmccarthy76@hotmail.com
Web Site: http://ywcagsonc.org/
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/YWCAgreensboro
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/YWCA.Greensboro

 

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High Point

Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: YWCA High Point
Address Line 1: 112 Gatewood Avenue
City, State, Zip Code: High Point, NC 27313

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 8:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Private/Public: Public
Other Information: The YWCA High Point will Stand Against Racism through providing individuals & companies the opportunity to join our organization in taking a stand by taking the pledges and signing their name on the "wall". If you would like to join the YWCA High Point, contact at 882-4126.

 

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First Name, Last Name: Heidi Majors
Phone Number: 336-882-4126
Email Address: hmajors@ywcahp.com
Web Site: http://www.ywcahp.com
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/Ywcahighpoint
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/YWCA.High.Point?ref=bookmarks

 

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Wilmington

Organization Information

 

Name of Organization: YWCA Lower Capefear
Address Line 1: 2815 S College rd
City, State, Zip Code: Wilmington, NC 28412

 

Event  Information

 

Date/Start/End: Thursday, April 23, 2015: 6:30pm to 8pm
Date/Start/End: Sunday, April 26, 2015: 12pm to 4pm
Private/Public: Public

 

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First Name, Last Name: Adrienne Arrington
Phone Number: 910-799-6820
Email Address: newchoices@ywca-lowercapefear.org
Web Site: http://www.ywca-lowercapefear.org
Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/ywcalcf
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/ywcalowercapefear

 

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