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Dinner and Diapers

Dinner is being served, with a side of diapers, that is, through The Parenting Place Dinner and Diapers program. The Parenting Place has been serving parents and caregivers by providing a safe place for families in the La Crosse area to learn and grow.  When staff at...

Self-Sufficiency Program

Photograph taken from SSP Facebook page Dec. 18, 2018. Over 30 years ago, the academic work of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at University of Wisconsin – La Crosse led to the creation of the Self-Sufficiency Program (SSP), a pre-college...

Miss RemarkAble 2019

“Beautiful is inside you. It’s who you are… You are always sparkly.” – Shelby Reschke, Miss RemarkAble 2019 The evening of October 19, ten beautiful women crossed the stage to show the La Crosse community what makes them remarkable. After spending the day being...

Leadercast Women 2019

Kate Delaney is an Emmy award-winning journalist, and was one of the nine speakers featured at Leadercast Women, hosted by the La Crosse Chamber of Commerce. Throughout her impressive career she has interviewed over 15,000 people including athletes, global business...

Empowered Girls Summer Camp

Any experience can spark scientific curiosity. For students Ava Weber, Audrey Skemp, and Rosa Myers an interest in nettles led to a three day investigation.   Ana Skemp, the farm experiences director at GROW La Crosse, created the Empowered Girls Farm Camp two years...

First Teen Hair Kits

“I’ve never gone shopping like this before.”    The First Teen Clothes Closet is not an ordinary “shopping” experience. The Closet’s footprint spans the upper level of Trinity Lutheran Church. The amount of clothing is impressive, and it has all been approved by...