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Oct
26
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YWCA Intermediate Yoga
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Parking is available on the street and also on the lot to the east of the building. You may use the main entrance on 3rd Street, or the accessible entrance on the east side of the building.

yoga

Alton YWCA is happy to present morning yoga every Saturday morning, lead by Judith Maher.

Oct
27
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Witnessing Whiteness Discussion Group
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.   Must purchase book (Details listed below).

witnessing whiteness logoAlton YWCA is happy to present the Witnessing Whiteness book discussion closed group. Using the book, group members will explore:

  • the history and construction of white racial identity,
  • community building within white spaces,
  • white culture and values and how US national culture reflects and largely rests of white culture, practices, and values,
  • manifestations of white supremacy and privilege,
  • cross-racial communication, conflict, and relationship-building,
  • activation of white solidarity and accountability.

NOTE:   Parking is available on the street and also on the lot to the east of the building. You may use the main entrance on 3rd Street, or the accessible entrance on the east side of the building.

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  1. Witnessing Whiteness: The Need To Talk About Race and How To Do It by Shelly Tochluk, 2nd Edition. The books are available at Left Bank Books in the Central West End and you will receive a 20% discount if you use this link: http://www.left-bank.com/book/9781607092575.  You can also purchase in person, just let them know that you are a part of this Witnessing Whiteness group and they will apply the discount. The book is also available from other book sellers.
  2. A journal or paper and pen

 

DATES AND CHAPTERS:
August 18 – Preface and Introduction
August 25 – Chapter 1
September 8 – Chapter 2
September 22 – Chapter 3
October 6 – Chapter 4
October 13 – Chapter 5
October 27 – Chapter 6
November 10 – Chapter 7
November 24 – Chapter 8
December 8 – Chapter 9

Nov
1
Fri
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2019 Purse Raffle Fundraiser
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day

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Announcing YWCA of Alton’s Annual PURSE RAFFLE

YWCA of ALTON is once again hosting an Annual Purse Raffle to raise funds for critical YWCA programs including Child Enrichment, Community Tutoring, Girls Circle, “Coffee” Talks, and key Racial and Social Justice events.

YWCA PURSE RAFFLE tickets are available at YWCA, 304 E. Third St., Alton, by phone at 618.465.7774, purchasing on-line or from a YWCA Board Members.

YWCA of Alton accepts cash, credit cards or personal checks.

You have two options for purchasing raffle tickets–one ticket for $20 or 6 tickets for $100.

This year, we have a special bonus incentiveThree bags will contain “bonus gifts” valued up to $100.  The “bonus gifts” may include cash, gift certificates, scarves, jewelry or some other attractive item.  We are not telling you which bags will contain the extra “goodies”—the more tickets you purchase, the more you are likely to win of the bonus bags!

When you purchase a Purse Raffle ticket, you get 30 chances to win a lovely, top quality designer bag.   You receive great value for your money, AND support your local YWCA. If your ticket is drawn, you receive a lovely bag and your ticket goes back in the pool and possibly may be drawn again!   It’s shopping you can feel good about!

Take a look at the 2019 Designer Purse Raffle Calendar.  You will find top brands including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach, Cole Haan, Karl Lagerfeld, DKNY and more!

One ticket will be drawn each day in November, so hurry up and buy your PURSE RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

ONLINE RAFFLE TICKET PURCHASE

Nov
2
Sat
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2019 Purse Raffle Fundraiser
Nov 2 – Dec 1 all-day

            Purses With A Purposesling purse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Schedule and Purses By Date

Announcing YWCA of Alton’s Annual PURSE RAFFLE

YWCA of ALTON is once again hosting an Annual Purse Raffle to raise funds for critical YWCA programs including Child Enrichment, Community Tutoring, Girls Circle, “Coffee” Talks, and key Racial and Social Justice events.

YWCA PURSE RAFFLE tickets are available at YWCA, 304 E. Third St., Alton, by phone at 618.465.7774, purchasing on-line or from a YWCA Board Members.

YWCA of Alton accepts cash, credit cards or personal checks.

You have two options for purchasing raffle tickets–one ticket for $20 or 6 tickets for $100.

This year, we have a special bonus incentiveThree bags will contain “bonus gifts” valued up to $100.  The “bonus gifts” may include cash, gift certificates, scarves, jewelry or some other attractive item.  We are not telling you which bags will contain the extra “goodies”—the more tickets you purchase, the more you are likely to win of the bonus bags!

When you purchase a Purse Raffle ticket, you get 30 chances to win a lovely, top quality designer bag.   You receive great value for your money, AND support your local YWCA. If your ticket is drawn, you receive a lovely bag and your ticket goes back in the pool and possibly may be drawn again!   It’s shopping you can feel good about!

Take a look at the 2019 Designer Purse Raffle Calendar.  You will find top brands including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach, Cole Haan, Karl Lagerfeld, DKNY and more!

One ticket will be drawn each day in November, so hurry up and buy your PURSE RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

ONLINE RAFFLE TICKET PURCHASE

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YWCA Intermediate Yoga
Nov 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Parking is available on the street and also on the lot to the east of the building. You may use the main entrance on 3rd Street, or the accessible entrance on the east side of the building.

yoga

Alton YWCA is happy to present morning yoga every Saturday morning, lead by Judith Maher.

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Rigged–The Voter Suppression Playbook
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

rigged voter suppression playbookYWCA of Alton Racial Justice Movie Screen

“Rigged–The Voter Suppression Playbook”

Take a Deep Dive Into Voter Suppression Tactics.  Rigged Is a new feature documentary filmed during the 2016 election and narrated by actor and activist Jeffrey Wright which lays out the strategies used around the country to suppress voter turnout.  After the screening, Denise Lieberman, Project Director of Power and Democracy for the Advancement Project, will lead a Q & A and suggest ways to get Involved as we approach the next round of elections.  The reviews for this timely film are excellent.  “Rigged is a superb work of advocacy journalism.  It is a saga of rights and wrongs that deserves the attention of everyone.” Jim Lehrer, Former Anchor, MacNeil / Lehrer Newshour & Well- known Author“I cannot think of a better moment for this powerful film, which reinforces the reality of voter suppression, which I think so many more Americans have begun to recognize and understand.”  Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

To RSVP: 618.465.7774 or info@altonywca.com

Parking is available on 4th Street and also on the lot to the east of the YWCA of Alton building on George Street.

Nov
3
Sun
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2019 Purse Raffle Fundraiser
Nov 3 – Dec 2 all-day

            Purses With A Purposesling purse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Schedule and Purses By Date

Announcing YWCA of Alton’s Annual PURSE RAFFLE

YWCA of ALTON is once again hosting an Annual Purse Raffle to raise funds for critical YWCA programs including Child Enrichment, Community Tutoring, Girls Circle, “Coffee” Talks, and key Racial and Social Justice events.

YWCA PURSE RAFFLE tickets are available at YWCA, 304 E. Third St., Alton, by phone at 618.465.7774, purchasing on-line or from a YWCA Board Members.

YWCA of Alton accepts cash, credit cards or personal checks.

You have two options for purchasing raffle tickets–one ticket for $20 or 6 tickets for $100.

This year, we have a special bonus incentiveThree bags will contain “bonus gifts” valued up to $100.  The “bonus gifts” may include cash, gift certificates, scarves, jewelry or some other attractive item.  We are not telling you which bags will contain the extra “goodies”—the more tickets you purchase, the more you are likely to win of the bonus bags!

When you purchase a Purse Raffle ticket, you get 30 chances to win a lovely, top quality designer bag.   You receive great value for your money, AND support your local YWCA. If your ticket is drawn, you receive a lovely bag and your ticket goes back in the pool and possibly may be drawn again!   It’s shopping you can feel good about!

Take a look at the 2019 Designer Purse Raffle Calendar.  You will find top brands including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach, Cole Haan, Karl Lagerfeld, DKNY and more!

One ticket will be drawn each day in November, so hurry up and buy your PURSE RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

ONLINE RAFFLE TICKET PURCHASE

Nov
4
Mon
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2019 Purse Raffle Fundraiser
Nov 4 – Dec 3 all-day

            Purses With A Purposesling purse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Schedule and Purses By Date

Announcing YWCA of Alton’s Annual PURSE RAFFLE

YWCA of ALTON is once again hosting an Annual Purse Raffle to raise funds for critical YWCA programs including Child Enrichment, Community Tutoring, Girls Circle, “Coffee” Talks, and key Racial and Social Justice events.

YWCA PURSE RAFFLE tickets are available at YWCA, 304 E. Third St., Alton, by phone at 618.465.7774, purchasing on-line or from a YWCA Board Members.

YWCA of Alton accepts cash, credit cards or personal checks.

You have two options for purchasing raffle tickets–one ticket for $20 or 6 tickets for $100.

This year, we have a special bonus incentiveThree bags will contain “bonus gifts” valued up to $100.  The “bonus gifts” may include cash, gift certificates, scarves, jewelry or some other attractive item.  We are not telling you which bags will contain the extra “goodies”—the more tickets you purchase, the more you are likely to win of the bonus bags!

When you purchase a Purse Raffle ticket, you get 30 chances to win a lovely, top quality designer bag.   You receive great value for your money, AND support your local YWCA. If your ticket is drawn, you receive a lovely bag and your ticket goes back in the pool and possibly may be drawn again!   It’s shopping you can feel good about!

Take a look at the 2019 Designer Purse Raffle Calendar.  You will find top brands including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach, Cole Haan, Karl Lagerfeld, DKNY and more!

One ticket will be drawn each day in November, so hurry up and buy your PURSE RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

ONLINE RAFFLE TICKET PURCHASE

Nov
5
Tue
MORE
2019 Purse Raffle Fundraiser
Nov 5 – Dec 4 all-day

            Purses With A Purposesling purse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Schedule and Purses By Date

Announcing YWCA of Alton’s Annual PURSE RAFFLE

YWCA of ALTON is once again hosting an Annual Purse Raffle to raise funds for critical YWCA programs including Child Enrichment, Community Tutoring, Girls Circle, “Coffee” Talks, and key Racial and Social Justice events.

YWCA PURSE RAFFLE tickets are available at YWCA, 304 E. Third St., Alton, by phone at 618.465.7774, purchasing on-line or from a YWCA Board Members.

YWCA of Alton accepts cash, credit cards or personal checks.

You have two options for purchasing raffle tickets–one ticket for $20 or 6 tickets for $100.

This year, we have a special bonus incentiveThree bags will contain “bonus gifts” valued up to $100.  The “bonus gifts” may include cash, gift certificates, scarves, jewelry or some other attractive item.  We are not telling you which bags will contain the extra “goodies”—the more tickets you purchase, the more you are likely to win of the bonus bags!

When you purchase a Purse Raffle ticket, you get 30 chances to win a lovely, top quality designer bag.   You receive great value for your money, AND support your local YWCA. If your ticket is drawn, you receive a lovely bag and your ticket goes back in the pool and possibly may be drawn again!   It’s shopping you can feel good about!

Take a look at the 2019 Designer Purse Raffle Calendar.  You will find top brands including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach, Cole Haan, Karl Lagerfeld, DKNY and more!

One ticket will be drawn each day in November, so hurry up and buy your PURSE RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

ONLINE RAFFLE TICKET PURCHASE

Nov
6
Wed
MORE
2019 Purse Raffle Fundraiser
Nov 6 – Dec 5 all-day

            Purses With A Purposesling purse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View Schedule and Purses By Date

Announcing YWCA of Alton’s Annual PURSE RAFFLE

YWCA of ALTON is once again hosting an Annual Purse Raffle to raise funds for critical YWCA programs including Child Enrichment, Community Tutoring, Girls Circle, “Coffee” Talks, and key Racial and Social Justice events.

YWCA PURSE RAFFLE tickets are available at YWCA, 304 E. Third St., Alton, by phone at 618.465.7774, purchasing on-line or from a YWCA Board Members.

YWCA of Alton accepts cash, credit cards or personal checks.

You have two options for purchasing raffle tickets–one ticket for $20 or 6 tickets for $100.

This year, we have a special bonus incentiveThree bags will contain “bonus gifts” valued up to $100.  The “bonus gifts” may include cash, gift certificates, scarves, jewelry or some other attractive item.  We are not telling you which bags will contain the extra “goodies”—the more tickets you purchase, the more you are likely to win of the bonus bags!

When you purchase a Purse Raffle ticket, you get 30 chances to win a lovely, top quality designer bag.   You receive great value for your money, AND support your local YWCA. If your ticket is drawn, you receive a lovely bag and your ticket goes back in the pool and possibly may be drawn again!   It’s shopping you can feel good about!

Take a look at the 2019 Designer Purse Raffle Calendar.  You will find top brands including Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Coach, Cole Haan, Karl Lagerfeld, DKNY and more!

One ticket will be drawn each day in November, so hurry up and buy your PURSE RAFFLE TICKETS NOW!

ONLINE RAFFLE TICKET PURCHASE