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Nearly 90 Young Lakota Women Participate in Passion for Fashion 2019

Nearly 90 Young Lakota Women Participate in Passion for Fashion 2019

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that  68 young Lakota women attended its annual Passion for Fashion event on Saturday, Mar. 16. An additional 21 teens scheduled post-event appointments so they could find the dresses, shoes and accessories they need for their high-school prom, and CRYP staff will continue to accept appointments until the… Continue Reading

Passion for Fashion is Coming Up on Saturday, Mar. 16!

Passion for Fashion is Coming Up on Saturday, Mar. 16!

Just one week remains before the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s eagerly anticipated “Passion for Fashion” event at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) in Eagle Butte. Scheduled for 12-6 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, this annual celebration of Cheyenne River’s young women will encourage Cheyenne River’s young women to “Remember Your Roots & Embrace Your Culture.” … Continue Reading

Passion for Fashion 2019: How to Help

Passion for Fashion 2019: How to Help

2019 Passion for Fashion: HOW YOU CAN HELP! If you would like to support the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2019 Dress Drive for Passion for Fashion, please considering contributing any of the following: -New/Gently Used Formal Dresses (Sizes 4-26, especially sizes 16-26) -Dress Accessories (Examples: Purses, Wraps, Scarves) -Formal Shoes (especially sizes 9-12) -Jewelry  -Hair… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Theme, Launches Dress Drive for 2019 Passion for Fashion

CRYP Announces Theme, Launches Dress Drive for 2019 Passion for Fashion

CRYPhas been serving children and families on South Dakota’s remote 2.8-million-acre reservation since 1988. In the last three decades, one powerful truth has emerged: To foster healing and long-term wellness, programs must help young people strengthen the connection they have with their Lakota culture. To that end, CRYP has unveiled an exciting theme for its… Continue Reading

Post Prom: Please Consider Donating to 2019 Passion for Fashion!

Post Prom: Please Consider Donating to 2019 Passion for Fashion!

If you or any of your family members or friends recently attended a high school prom, please consider donating gently used dresses, shoes, jewelry and other accessories to CRYP for our 2019 Passion for Fashion program. We welcome any of the following: -New/Gently Used Formal Dresses (Sizes 4-26, especially sizes 16-26) -Dress Accessories (Examples: Purses,… Continue Reading

60 Teens Empower Their “Inner Lakota Wonder Woman” at 2018 Passion for Fashion

60 Teens Empower Their “Inner Lakota Wonder Woman” at 2018 Passion for Fashion

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that 60 young Lakota women attended its annual Passion for Fashion event on Saturday, Mar. 10. CRYP staff anticipate that another 40 to 50 teens will participate in the program prior to the 2018 prom at area high schools, bringing the total number of youth served to approximately… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Keynote Speaker for Passion for Fashion, Seeks Donations for Mar. 10 Event

CRYP Announces Keynote Speaker for Passion for Fashion, Seeks Donations for Mar. 10 Event

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced its keynote speaker for the 2018 Passion for Fashion event, scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 10. Fashion designer and public speaker Gina Still Smoking, an enrolled member of the Kul Wicasa Oyate (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe), will be CRYPs honored guest for this special day dedicated to “Empowering Your… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches Dress Drive, Begins Preparations for 2018 Passion for Fashion Event

CRYP Launches Dress Drive, Begins Preparations for 2018 Passion for Fashion Event

When the movie “Wonder Woman’ premiered last year, girls of all ages promptly made the title character their new hero. Most critics applauded the movie as well, with USA Today noting, “(Diana) didn’t grow up in a world that told her she couldn’t do things because she was a woman. She simply does what she… Continue Reading

2018 Passion for Fashion: How You Can Help

2018 Passion for Fashion: How You Can Help

If you would like to support the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2018 Dress Drive for Passion for Fashion, please considering contributing any of the following: -New/Gently Used Formal Dresses (Sizes 4-26, especially sizes 16-26) -Dress Accessories (Examples: Purses, Wraps, Scarves) -Formal Shoes (especially sizes 9-12) -Jewelry -Hair Accessories & Care Products -Facial, Manicure and Pedicure… Continue Reading

Nearly 70 Teens Attend Passion for Fashion in March

Nearly 70 Teens Attend Passion for Fashion in March

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that 68 young Lakota women attended its annual Passion for Fashion event on Saturday, March 25. CRYP staff anticipate that another 20 to 30 teens will participate in the program this month, as the nonprofit organization is accepting individual appointments to look at dresses, shoes and accessories until… Continue Reading

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