The Dominican Center will host Make Change Happen in 2016, a community organizing training for youth ages 15 – 22. Reverend Yehiel Curry will facilitate the series of Saturday sessions from 10am to 1pm beginning May 14, 2016. The training continues twice a month through October 2016. Upon completion of the training, participants will be placed in paid community organizing positions. There is no cost to participate. Interested youth can register at www.dominican-center.org or by calling 414-444-9930.
Reverend Yehiel Curry is a Lutheran pastor, founder of Riverdale Organized for Change, and camp director for SIMBA/SIMSA youth camps in Racine. He is a Chicago native with a B.A. in Psychology and a Masters in Divinity. Reverend Curry will employ standard methods of Community Organizing during the thirteen-session training.
The Dominican Center works with Amani residents and partners to build a better future. Founded in 1995, the Dominican Center is a trusted nonprofit, facilitating a resident-led revitalization effort by fostering social change – a change in individual and neighborhood-wide mindsets and behaviors. The Dominican Center advances this change through a collaborative effort to support Amani residents as they work to improve education, employment, health, housing and safety. For additional information please contact Monica Bastardo directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-444-9930.