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risis Center North is excited to
this past May’s Cocktails & Cuisine: The 2020 Virtual Experience, we are hopeful that our esteemed supporters will enjoy the many features of the digital newsletter.
CCN’s digital newsletter will include numerous features not available in a print version, including full color, high-resolution graphics, searchable key words, as well as direct links to websites and social media pages. Moreover, the digital newsletter is easily forwarded to friends, family, and
colleagues, with the click of a button, helping us to expand CCN’s reach to a broader audience.
There will be many ways for CCN supporters to check out the digital version of The Northern Star. For individuals who have already subscribed to our email listserv, you will automatically receive the newsletter. In addition, CCN will include links to the newsletter on our Facebook page, as well as CCN’s website (www.crisiscenternorth.org).
announce the official launch of our
quarterly newsletter, The Northern Star, in a purely digital format.
After months of consideration throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Crisis Center North has made the proactive decision to move forward with digital quarterly newsletters. The print version of the quarterly newsletter has therefore been discontinued. Due to the overwhelmingly positive response received when we unveiled the digital program for
  6TH ANNUAL HEARING THE WHISPERS & ROARS: RT O O T E D I N S T R E N G T H ... G R O W I N G T O G E T H E R
his has been a challenging year for many. From significant Whispers & Roars Community Art Exhibit. Due to COVID-19, this death and destruction through the ongoing COVID-19 year’s exhibit will be held virtually (via Zoom & Facebook Live) on pandemic and natural disasters, employment loss, the evening of October 23, 2020, beginning at 7:00p. Partnering
economic and housing insecurity, finding a “new normal” to manage day-to-day activities, supporting new ways of learning for our children, and concurrently confronting pressing issues related to systemic racism and institutional oppression in our society, the collective trauma many have experienced has weighed heavily. This complexity exponentially increases for victims of domestic violence, many of whom have been forced to co-isolate with their abusers in unsafe living situations.
Throughout this prolonged uncertainty, there is one truth: the resiliency of the human spirit to overcome adversity. In honor of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), Crisis Center North is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Hearing the
once again with North Hills Art Center, this year’s theme is “Rooted in Strength...Growing Together.”
First Lady of Pennsylvania, Frances Wolf, will be joining the virtual exhibit by sharing special remarks to kick the evening off. The evening will include a personal story from a survivor of intimate partner violence, as well as musical entertainment, special features highlighting CCN’s PAWS FOR EMPOWERMENT program and animal advocates, and a virtual artwork exhibit. We look forward to you joining us virtually for this special annual event!
For more information see page 11 and to RSVP, please visit:
www.crisiscenternorth.org/events
  THANK YOU WEXFORD HEALTH SOURCES!
Crisis Center North extends sincere gratitude and appreciation to the incredible people at Wexford Health Sources (WHS). A week before mandatory closures and stay-at-home orders were enforced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CCN was selected as one of four local non-profits to receive a generous check in the amount of $2,750 resulting from WHS’ 2019 fundraising efforts. Additionally, they provided CCN clients with a large box of toiletries and a gift card for items that are not covered by SNAP benefits.
THANK YOU for your incredible support of CCN and the survivors of domestic violence we serve!
Jeremy Armstrong (left), CCN Development & Outreach Coordinator; and, Daniel L. Conn (right), WHS President & CEO.
 










































































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