Sisterhood SMART Reading
Sisterhood is reading The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas during their SMART Learning Cycle (Science, Math, Art, Reading & Technology). Join us if you are a young woman age 10-18, and read with us this exciting book written by a former teen rapper. Contact Ms. Ali at (216) 771-7297, ext. 315 to learn more.
West Side Community House Leadership Transition
West Side Community House (WSCH) Executive Director, Dawn Kolograf, (R) will retire in June of 2018 from the position she has held for over 26 years. WSCH Family Services Director, Rachlle Milner, (L) will transition into the role of executive director on July 1, 2018. To learn more, download Leadership Transition 2018.
Sisterhood Glass Mosaics
Eleta Jones, Makayla Crumbsy and Dayanara Torres working with artist Sheree Ferrato (Center for Arts-Inspired Learning) on how to work with glass mosaics. Sisterhood uses the arts to engage young minds in activities that strengthen core academics, like math and science, while providing the opportunity for the girls to express themselves creatively. To learn more about Sisterhood, in their own words, visit their blog So Nobody Else.
Healthy Aging Center Celebrates Halloween!
Halloween is for the young at heart and WSCH Healthy Aging Center participants as well as staff members dressed for the occassion. WSCH Executive Director, Dawn Kolograf (R), officiates over Linda Drake (L) a contestant for best costume. See more photos on our Facebook page.
Healthy Bodies-Healthy Minds Awards
Five Healthy Aging Center participants were honored at a special breakfast with awards for their participation in Healthy Bodies-Healthy Minds activities. Participant, James Edward, is pictured here with Executive Director, Dawn Kolograf, and Senior Services Director, Yvette Medina. Mr. Edwards won an award for “most artistic.” This event was made possible with funding from Community West Foundation and the McGregor Foundation.
Bridge Beats & Treats Festival Fun for All
West Side Community House’s outdoor family festival and resource fair, Bridge Beats & Treats, was great fun for families and a source of good information on programs and services available in the community. The event was coordinated by WSCH’s Parent Leadership Group.