Program Fostering Unity in Yakima Schools Drawing Wider Attention
May 21, 2017 | Tammy Ayer | Yakima Herald Republic | Photos by Jake Parrish
Check out the Sunday paper for a beautiful front-page feature story on UnityWorks!
Yakima, WA - Hoover Elementary School teacher Robyn Harris instructs her second-grade students on a multicultural education activity in her classroom in Yakima, Wash. on Friday, May 19, 2017. The school incorporates UnityWorks Foundation lessons in its curriculum, which aims to promote in youth open-mindedness and an understanding of different cultures.
Students and staff created the skin color portraits in a lesson on diversity and acceptance through the UnityWorks Program, which Hoover began participating in this school year...The program is designed to improve race relations by educating staff and students about living in a diverse society. READ MORE >
The article was also reprinted in The Columbian News - serving Vancouver, WA, just north of Portland.
Yakima Chamber of Commerce
Quarterly Action Report, April-May-June 2018
May 1, 2018 | Thane Phelan, Editor
Plus a note from Verlynn K. Best, Chamber CEO/President:
“UnityWorks says it all! In the five plus years that we have been highly engaged with presenting a condensed version of this program to our Leadership Yakima group, Dr. Randie Gottlieb and the UnityWorks presentation have become one of the key elements of our Leadership Yakima program. This program should be in every school, work place, and organization serving the community. Unity Works! READ HERE (scroll down to p. 11 on right) >