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CDHOUR Mindfulness Meditation and Community Gathering

Mindfulness Meditation Session and Community Gathering AGENDA: November 19th, 2020 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. PST: Mindfulness practice with Enrique Collazo 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. PST: Virtual Challenge Day Hour with Co-Founder Yvonne St. John-Dutra & Executive Director Laura Chavez To say COVID-19 has been an emotional rollercoaster is an understatement. We are all having to juggle multiple […]

Facilitator Kevin Synarski congratulates a volunteer on “getting weird” and building morale in a team-building activity during a Challenge Day event Nov. 4, 2019 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Challenge Day helps people learn to recognize internal and external social and emotional issues and pressures. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Erica Blanton)

Airmen Immersed in Resiliency at Challenge Day Event

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Hello! My name is Erica, and if you really knew me, you’d know that I’ve been going through a lot lately. Depression, anxiety, weight gain (and not a lot of weight loss), three new jobs in one new town, and a pretty devastating haircut (I don’t know who needs […]

Mike Steele and teens

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EK Challenge Day: Change through understanding

Challenge Day and our incredible leaders Roanna and Sealoyd were recently featured at East Kentwood High School. Thank you, Roanna and Sealoyd, for being part of the schools media coverage, and for the amazing work you do in those rooms! See the full article here >


Challenge Day Names Executive Director

Laura Chavez Takes the Helm of the Growing Nonprofit   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Justin Hilton, [email protected] (Co-President),Rachel Sheinbein, [email protected] (Co-President) Rich and Yvonne Dutra-St John the founders of Challenge Day had a dream, 30 years ago, to bring people together, not just in tolerance, but in love; to unite people of all different backgrounds; […]


Challenge Day at Queen Anne County High School

“It was very powerful getting students to interact outside their comfort zones and gain appreciation and empathy for their fellow students. Teens generally socialize with others of similar socioeconomic means. They typically are in groups of the same race, or other similar interests. This program brought strangers together to share experiences and promote understanding and […]