The Best View in Town – Roof Top House Party


Sunday October 19th from 4 – 6pm

Join us for a party at the house with the best view in town —the rooftop terrace party room of 140 West Franklin Street,

Old Chicago Pizza, beer and snacks will be provided, and you can enjoy the panorama of downtown Chapel Hill and beyond from this lovely, private space. Plus, it’s a way to support the DSC’s Youth Programs.  Parking downtown is free on Sundays, and there is covered garage under 140 West Franklin.

Join us for a house party on high. Suggested donation $25,  $50 Sponsor $100 Youth Champion.  Donate below or at the door.  For more information, contact  Frances Henderson.





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We raised over $22,000 for our Youth Programs

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Upcoming Trainings

A Mindful Approach to Conflict

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Conflict Resolution for Educators

This training is designed to aid teachers, group leaders and anyone who works with youth in managing conflict within their groups.  Through interactive exercises, discussion and materials, the participants will leave the group with a better more »

Mediation Lite

We may find ourselves an unwilling observer to conflict in action—whether as a manager of arguing employees, as a fellow neighbor to others in a dispute, or as a parent of fighting children.  In this one-day workshop we will introduce more »

Communication and Conflict Resolution

Participants will explore the nature of conflict in various settings and recognize the value of good communication skills in applying different approaches to conflict. When: Friday, September 19th, 2014 9:00am-4:00pm. Where: OWASA more »

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