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Week Without Violence 2013

Black news from Pasadena - Community News - YWCA Week Without Violence 2013 eventsTuesday, October 22nd, the YWCA will host Mind, Body and Soul: Survivors Edition, a workshop for Domestic Violence Survivors in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event will feature three mini workshops on financial literacy, wellness and fitness.

On Wednesday, October 23rd, the YWCA will take over the Robinson Statues at Pasadena City Hall for 'Chalk for Change,' where families and kids are invited to come to City Hall and chalk positive messages, quotes and artistic expressions on the grounds in front of the statues. Community partners will host booths, Panda Express will provide FREE dinner and Jarritos will pass out drinks. The YWCA will be giving out free gifts and prizes as well.

There will also be other exciting activities all throughout the week for youth ages 8-18 throughout Pasadena including interactive workshops on Cliques, Conflicts and Connections and Stand Up and Speak Out hosted by the Institute for Girls Development.

City of Pasadena's La Pintoresca Teen Center will host an Anti-Bullying Poetry Workshop and close with a Poetry Slam to wrap up this year's Week Without Violence on Friday, October 25th.

For details on the interactive workshops interested parties should contact the Institute for Girls Development at (626) 585-8075. For details and information on all other activities, please contact YWCA at (626) 296-8433.

  • 2013 Women for Racial Justice Breakfast

Monday, October 21, 2013, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Pasadena Hilton
168 S. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

  • Workshops for Domestic Violence Survivors

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley
1015 North Lake Avenue, Suite 205, Pasadena, CA 91104

Please RSVP at 626-296-8433

  • Chalk for Change

Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Pasadena City Hall (Robinson busts located on across the street on west side)
100 N. Garfield Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

  • Anti-Bullying Poetry Workshop

Friday, October 25, 2013, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
La Pintoresca Teen Center
1415 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103




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