News Release

April 30, 2018      

For Further Information Contact:
Colleen Pillus
(845) 486-2000
E-mail: cpillus@dutchessny.gov


Dutchess County Commission on Human Rights Hosts 100 Cups of Coffee Event on May 8th
“What Do You Know: Discovering Poughkeepsie's Parks”

The Dutchess County Commission on Human Rights continues the 2018 100 Cups of Coffee Transformative Dialogue Project series on Tuesday, May 8th with "What Do You Know: Discovering Poughkeepsie's Parks" at the Family Partnership Center, a critical part of Family Services, at 29 N. Hamilton Street in the City of Poughkeepsie from 6-7:30pm. The event will focus on exploring the City of Poughkeepsie's 18 parks and how to take advantage of all the great ways to enjoy the parks and connect with others. The event flyer can be viewed at dutchessny.gov.

100 Cups of Coffee events are held in partnership with the Northern Dutchess NAACP, the Dutchess County Interfaith Council and Family Services. The events are an opportunity for all members of the community to come together and talk over coffee and tea to find ways to build on Poughkeepsie’s strengths as a kind, safe and connected city. Jody Miller, Chair of the Commission on Human Rights said, “We are seeing incredible changes as a result of people talking together about the things that matter most. People tell us how much they enjoy connecting with each other.”

Upcoming 100 Cups of Coffee events scheduled for 2018 include:

  • May 10th                    Taconic Resources for Independence 1-3pm
  • May 22nd                   Taconic Resources for Independence 6-7:30pm
  • June 1st                      Mass Design with Scenic Hudson 5pm
  • July 10th                     A Talk in the Park: 100 Cups of Coffee at Earline Patrice Park 
  • September 11th         100 Cups of Coffee: Making a Difference in Poughkeepsie
  • November 13th          Be the Light

 

For reasonable accommodations, including sign language interpreters, please contact Jody Miller at jmiller@dutchessny.gov or call 486-2165. Seven days notice is requested.

For more information about the Dutchess County Commission on Human Rights, upcoming events, or about membership on the Commission, please visit www.dutchessny.gov/humanrights.

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