Yvonne Singleton Davis, Knitting and Crochet Corner
Yvonne Singleton Davis desires to uplift and encourage senior women of color in Harlem, New York, by connecting with them and providing a safe space for them to share resources and discuss life challenges as a retired professionals, grandparents, and community leaders.
Sister to Sister: One in the Spirit is dedicated to the empowerment of girls and women in the Harlem community by encouraging them to nurture their body, mind and spirit through inspirational conferences and programs. Their focus on spirituality, health, relationships, career and economic development helps to create a dynamic shift in the mindset and behavior of women of color in Harlem and the greater New York community.
Sister to Sister Knitting & Crochet Corner is held every Tuesday evening at the Countee Cullen Library. Women and children of all ages from the community come together where they can learn the skill of knitting and crocheting, and develop the art of creating fabric from yarn. Each week 25-35 people gather together and engage in great conversation, knitting and bonding.
GRANT AWARD DATE: MAY 2, 2015