Is “Tolerance” a Good Thing?

I have a confession to make: I cringe each time I hear someone say they practice tolerance. Being a full supporter of equal rights for LGBTQ+ people, wouldn’t I be happy to hear people “practice tolerance”? Why would I have that inner reaction? I might “tolerate” bad...

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GYCC Addresses Hate Filled Student Video

As many of you are already aware, there was recently a video captured of a local Prescott High School student making hateful and threatening remarks toward the LGBTQ+ community. GYCC has been in communication with Prescott Unified School District, Launchpad Teen...

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America in Crisis

On Memorial Day May 25 th , 2020; during the CoVid-19 Pandemic, raging in our world an event happened that changed everything. George Floyd was murdered at the hands (knee) of an 18-year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Force. The officer had over 15 prior citizens’...

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Pat Beitel Joins “Grow Our Own”!

When Times get tough…the tough get gardening! GYCC is reaching out to the Community to provide a sense of hope and a bit of control in these chaotic times. Together we can be prepared to thrive, no matter what comes next. With the “Grow Our Own” Program we are working...

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GYCC Gets Plants

WE HAVE PLANTS! So after spending about 12 days Conditioning our Straw Bales, we eagerly awaited the chance to put in our “Plant Babies”. The “Conditioning Phase” went pretty smoothly. Here’s the schedule we followed: We just used regular, non-organic lawn fertilizer...

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Grow Your Own – Our First Garden!

GYCC’S “GROW OUR OWN” PROJECT - Preparing to Thrive! So we wanted to start a Garden….in a hurry? 8 Weeks of Quarantine… Grocery Stores Empty… Schools Closed… Businesses Shuttered… How do we start re-opening and prepare for a future that is unsure?  We do what Humans...

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Grow Your Own – A Local Gardening Program

In these uncertain times, we are seeing a need for hope. People are needing a sense of control in their lives, no matter how small. We as a Community need to be prepared to thrive, whatever comes next. GYCC is excited to announce our “Grow Our Own” Program! “Grow our...

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Homeschooling During Covid-19 Pandemic

In December, 2019 anew infectious disease was identified. This virus is a new member of the Corona Viruses. This new microorganism was unknown until the outbreak began in Wuhan, China. We have learned a lot about this "invisible enemy" since December, but we still...

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