April Director’s Report

April 9, 2020Blog, Updates

What can you even begin to say in a moment like this? Words fall far too short for conveying the gravity of this event. Overnight, your lives were disrupted. Some were dismantled. Every possible word is not enough. And yet… We persever...

March Director’s Report

March 12, 2020Blog, Updates

Bourbon & Women, Part 2 Did you know there is a Wikipedia page already dedicated to what is being called Black Monday 2020? That’s right, March 9, 2020 has already earned the moniker ‘Black Monday’ for the conflation of oil and Covid-19 ...

February Director’s Report

January 29, 2020Blog, Updates

Bourbon & Women, Pt. 1 Let me start by saying, I won Christmas this year. My husband is probably the best gift giver anyone could hope for. After my father passed away, he had an artist hand make a miniature replica of a wooden sign that...

January Director’s Report

January 21, 2020Blog, Updates

What Next? Welcome to a new year! Welcome to a new decade!  The future is teeming with possibility and we are building the interstate to get us all there. Thanks to you, we solidified a new curriculum model, hired a new team member, and...

December Director’s Report

December 3, 2019Blog, Updates

Holidays are for Humans Before you begin, this tale has a happy ending… As I write these words, I am receiving yet another alert on my phone about a school shooting. I am ordering flowers for a dear friend whose celebration is laced wi...

November Director’s Report

November 6, 2019Blog, Updates

A letter from the Director, Kim Shumpert Just last month we were asking ourselves if fall was really on its way or not. Wow! What a difference a month makes. Between community events, kids’ sports, football and Halloween, we are lookin...

August Director’s Report

August 8, 2019Blog, Updates

From Kim Shumpert, Executive Director August 1, 2019 -- It has been a busy summer around CWLI. We were excited to add Sharayah Caouette to our team as our new Director of Operations and Programs. We completed our strategic vision for the...

Meet Sharayah Caouette

July 29, 2019Blog, Updates

Name: Sharayah Caouette Occupation: Director of Programs and Operations College/University Attended: Southern Adventist University Q: What is your favorite aspect of being a leader?  Sharayah: The most rewarding aspect for me would be g...