Young Moms celebrated program grads with a picnic, carousel rides and splash pad at Union Park. 
Every girl deserves a life of possibilities.                    ´╗┐July 2017
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This month, we are honored to spotlight Terry Hernandez, Executive Director of Chrysalis. Terry is a strong advocate for the girls and women of our community. We are grateful for her experience, knowledge, and passion. Terry has long been a champion of girls and young women, and we're excited to share more about her on our blog.  
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Monday, October 2  |  5:30 & 8 p.m. seatings
Centro and Django Restaurants
Co-chaired by Beth Coonan and Frank Vaia, Celebrity Servers Night is a fun night out with friends to celebrate and support the YWRC. Local celebrities, often in costume, host a memorable evening and dinner for just $45. 
Space is limited; reserve a seat with your favorite Server today!
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We've created two new tools to measure youth-specific trauma and resiliency building. These tools allow better understanding of clients' history and what programming will be most beneficial. 
Using these tools, we'll be able to help our young women build specific resiliency skills and protective factors to counteract the negative health effects caused by youth trauma. 
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Donate 20 sack lunches for summer programs:
Lunches include a sandwich, chips, fruit or veggie, and dessert. 
Provide a meal for 40 Young Moms and their children:
This meal includes a main dish, side salad or fruit, bread and milk. 
Interested? Email Sarah Mowitz or call 515-244-4901 for more info.
In Case You Missed It...
This section is dedicated to articles and news featuring topics such as self-esteem, empowerment, positive body image, young moms, gender-specific issues and role models.
Business Record Women of Influence Announced, Business Record, June 15, 2017 
Notes to My 12-Year-Old-Self, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, July 6, 2017
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