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Community Events

Director: Rhoshawndra Carnes
Email: rcarnes@pilgrimrestphx.org

THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF RACE AND DEMOCRACY presents :

Created Equal Film and Arts Series

Film Screening: "Get Out"

Friday, Oct. 20 | 6 - 9 p.m.

ASU Downtown Phoenix campus

Health North 110

550 N. 3rd St. | Phoenix, AZ 85004

Free | Open to the public | Light refreshments provided

Join us for the screening of the 2017 film, “Get Out.” A surprise cinematic sensation, “Get Out” blends elements of the horror genre with a biting critique of the state of racial discourse and politics in American culture. This film, equal parts gripping thriller and provocative commentary, asks viewers to question what they "know" about the world, evaluate their own worldview and examine social injustices.

A discussion and Q&A with the audience follows the screening.


PHOENIX FOOD DAY - Come Learn Healthy Eating Habits!

The city of Phoenix and the Maricopa County Food System Coalition invite residents to attend this year’s free Phoenix Food Day celebration, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21, at Eastlake Park and Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church at 15th and Jefferson streets.

Food Day offers public education on healthy eating and nutrition, cooking demonstrations with Valley chefs, gardening tips, a local food market, Getting Arizona Involved in Neighborhoods (G.A.I.N.) activities, and a Healthy Kids Zone with games, including the Itty Bitty Basketball Tournament for kids ages 3 to 5.

At noon, attendees can join the FiTPHX Apple Crunch to set a record for the most apples crunched at once!

Phoenix Food Day is full of fun activities, cool information and lots of food, with the goal of celebrating healthy, affordable and sustainably produced food. People can enjoy great fun and live music in a family-oriented atmosphere.

Attendees also will have the opportunity to win prizes - trees, cook books and gift certificates to buy groceries.


WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION

Beat Street AZ, will be hosting a Women's Empowerment Workshop on October 27th from 7pm-9pm. 2406 S. 24th Street, Suite 114; Phoenix, AZ. We will be teaching how to improve a heightened sense of situational awareness and readiness (like in law enforcement) and enlighten the audience on "red flags" of domestic violence prior to the violence. Come join us for an evening that will focus on how to lessen the chances of becoming a victim. We will discuss the importance of situation awareness and readiness, as well as detecting early signs of a domestic violence. For more info go to beatstreetaz.org or call 480-808-8811


CHRONIC DISEASE SELF MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS

Dignity East Valley has three upcoming Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) workshops that could use a few more participants. I would greatly appreciate it if you could circulate these dates and flyers for us. One of the workshops is in Spanish, which I know is a much needed community resource. The dates are below and the flyers are attached. Thank you all for your support and partnership. 

Chandler-Gilbert YMCA/AZ Kidney Foundation – 1655 W Frye Rd., Chandler, AZ 85224 7 Saturdays, September 16, 2017 – October 28, 2017 from 9:30am. – 12:00pm. ** September 16th is shortened "session zero" from 9:30am – 10:30am *** Workshop is Spanish CDSMP - Tomando Control de su Salud SEE FLYER IN ESPANOL


GENERATIONS AT AHWATUKEE – 15815 S 50th St., Phoenix, AZ 85048 7 Tuesdays, October 3, 2017 – November 14, 2017 from 12:30pm – 3:00 pm ** October 3rd is shortened "session zero" from 12:30pm – 1:30pm SEE FLYER

Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital – 1515 W Chandler Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85224 7 Wednesdays, October 4, 2017 – November 15, 2017 from 1:00pm – 3:30pm ** October 4th is shortened "session zero" from 1:00pm – 2:00pm SEE FLYER


CORE TRANSITIONAL LIVING, which focuses on providing resources and housing to young adults 18 to 24 years of age, as they move towards self-sufficiency. One of the goals of this organization is to offer outreach beyond housing by providing case management, mentorship, life skills training, employment opportunities, and fun weekly activities to keep these young adults engaged. CORE Transitional Living will be launching CORE Connect every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM, beginning on June 13th. Please spread the word to those who are needing to connect with a community of support. Lunch will be served. CLICK FOR FLYER

 

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OCTOBER RESTORATION OF RIGHTS EVENT

The next event is on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. The events will now be at

1024 E. Buckeye Road, 2nd Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85034.

There will be signs directing the clients to the conference/computer rooms.


Join Us for a Fraud Fighting Event

“FREE SHREDDING”

Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. Join us at our Operation Stop Scams event to fight back against fraud!

Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00am – 2:00pm

George Washington Carver Museum

415 E. Grant St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Limit (5) medium-sized boxes of unwanted documents for on-site shredders per vehicle. Please bring non-perishable food donations (optional). On-site paper shredding only—no electronics, cardboard, or books accepted. Shred-A-Thon will close earlier if shredding trucks reach capacity before 2pm.

We will also be providing prescription disposal services through Metier Pharmacy Co., so please bring your old and unused medications.

Any Questions? Email us at: aarpaz@aarp.org, or contact bholt@aarp.org

Family Resources

Get connected to various health and human services in the community. Learn how to apply for food programs, adoption and foster care, health care, senior care, affordable housing, civil rights restoration, veterans support, and more on-going support resources.

Employment Resources

Discover helpful tools for seeking employment in today's job market. Learn how to expand your network, highlight your skills and accomplishments, and put your best foot forward for prospective employers. Browse dozens of job boards right at your fingertips.

Community Events

Check out these upcoming events for living, thriving, and surviving in our community. This is where to find special events info for free/ low=cost entertainment, mobile food banks, health fairs, business and finance workshops, and more,

Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to the community by volunteering your time. You are needed. Find purpose in sharing your gifts and talents with PRBC and/or a community organization in need.

Benevolence Requests

PRBC provides benevolence assistance for individuals and families who are in crisis situations. To apply, please download application using the link below. Bring completed application to the PRBC office Mon-Friday between 10:00AM and 4:00PM or fax completed application to (602) 258-0840. All application information is confidential.

Mobile Pantry Food Bank

In partnership with St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance, PRBC hosts a monthly mobile pantry food bank. Open to all, this food bank takes place every 4th Saturday of the month from 11AM-1PM (or until food is gone). No I.D. or income qualifications needed to receive free, nutritious fresh produce and other goodies.

Dress For Success

Job hunting? Re-entering the workforce? Need a self-esteem boost? PRBC is proud to be an official referral agency for Dress for Success Phoenix. Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Contact PRBC Family Services for your referral.

Family Services Event Registration

Register for Family Service events using the following registration form. For questions contact Family Services at (602) 258-0831.

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