Creating a more inclusive Center since 1984!
We provide opportunities to people of all ages and abilities, races and backgrounds, and genders and sexual orientations for inclusion in all programs; a primary service goal of the St. Paul JCC is to provide an environment that supports individuals and their families to participate in any and all available programming. An important way that we meet this service goal is through our Inclusion program, which specializes in disability-geared programming.
CRAFTS N’ CARDS
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
THURSDAY, MARCH 23
THURSDAY, MAY 23
$12 • FREE FOR MEMBERS
Spend your evening with friends from the JCC and Highland Friendship Club! Evenings will alternate between facilitated crafts and game nights.REGISTER HERE
PARENTING WORKSHOP SERIES
In partnership with Highland Friendship Club and in tandem with our Crafts N’ Cards program, we will be hosting monthly parent workshops, led by professionals who specialize in disability services.REGISTER FOR WORKSHOPS HERE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28 • ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Matt Hansen, of Mercarik, will discuss the options of technology solutions to increase independence for individuals with varying physical, intellectual or age-related challenges through evaluation, system design and implementation of assistive technologies.
THURSDAY, MARCH 28 • SEXUAL HEALTH
Katie Thune, from Sexuality for All Abilities, creates space for parents, support staff, and self-advocates to find tips, tools and resources to support the sexual health of people with disabilities.
THURSDAY, MAY 23: FINANCIAL PLANNING
Roger Grumdahl, from New York Life and a parent of a 41-year-old daughter with special needs, outlines basic steps families should follow to plan properly for the future care of their children. Grumdahl has helped parents and caregivers prepare for the known as well as the unknown through financial planning and discussions of various types of legal strategies, including special needs trusts.
AROUND THE WORLD DINNER CLUB
Want to explore the world through food without ever leaving St. Paul? Don’t miss out on this exciting and fun dinner experience with a group of wonderful travel friends! Joining our Around the World Dinner Club, means trying a different restaurant each month, expanding our palettes and learning about other cultures.
EVEREST ON GRAND (TIBETAN-NEPALSE)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 • 5:30 – 8 PM
FLAMINGO RESTAURANT (EAST AFRICAN)
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 • 5:30 – 8 PM
Club Kulanu is a day camp program at Camp Butwin for individuals with disabilities ages 16+. Campers learn to develop unique skills as a group. Campers experience activities in four areas: Recreation, Home Living, Community Participation and Job Skills. Busing from St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Eagan and Minneapolis sites is available. Open to the community. Space is limited.LEARN MORE ABOUT CLUB KULANU