Archive for April 2015

Communities of Color – the Unbanked and Underbanked

YMI Hosts Forum A forum on “Communities of Color” will focus on exclusionary housing and the Extra-Territorial Jurisdictions (ETJs)—unbounded lands and communities not included in Read more »

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Breath Against This Fire: The Last Speech of Dr. Luther King, Jr.

By Joe Elliott “Thundering on high Love was all I knew before I fell And now the shots of man Are buried inside myself I Read more »

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Everybody’s Environment Family Fun Spring Festival

A Block Party with an Environmental Twist – Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 2 to 5 p.m. In honor of Earth Day and the YWCA’s Read more »

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Dr. Pamela Baldwin Day Proclaimed in Asheville

The City of Asheville and the County of Buncombe proclaimed March 29, 2015 Dr. Pamela Baldwin Day. On hand to present the proclamation was Buncombe Read more »

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Stop the Violence Coalition of Asheville & Buncombe County

by Andrea Wright – April marks the beginning of an aggressive “Stop the Violence” campaign in Buncombe County. An increase of gun violence since January Read more »

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Save the Date: 10th Annual Black & White Gala

Gala Raises Funds for the YWCA, Celebrates Stand Against Racism Come join us at this year’s Black & White Gala which will be held on Read more »

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2015 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence Announced

Tyrone Brandburg, Superintendent of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, and Gregory Brown, President of the Friends of Carl Sandburg at Connemara, have announced that Read more »

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Sunni & Her Hip Hop Bunny

Sunni & Her Hip Hop Bunny is a children’s book series that merges Arts (Hip Hop) with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to create Read more »

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Bringing Local History to Life

During the March 2015 Women’s History month celebration at Mars Hill University, Kelly Navies presented a family history that began with her great-great-grandmother Betty Gudger Read more »

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Sharon K. West Appointed by Governor Pat McCrory

Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Asheville community leader Sharon Kelly-West to serve on the North Carolina Commission for Public Health. The Commission for Public Health Read more »

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