By Katie Stanton
YWCA USA Social Media Manager
Eliminating racism is at the center of the YWCA’s mission. That’s why each year local associations participate in Stand Against Racism, a campaign and ongoing public conversation about race and equality.
In support of this nationwide campaign, the YWCA USA was proud to convene our blog carnival for Stand Against Racism. Racial justice is an integral and defining part of the work of the YWCA. Stand Against Racism is a signature event that furthers our mission to eliminate racism and empower women across the country.
This year, we asked: How are the lives of women impacted by racism?
Responses have come from local YWCAs and guest bloggers from across the U.S. Check out the posts below, and if you have a post that you’d like to include, email Katie Stanton at firstname.lastname@example.org or link to it in the comments below.
YWCA Hartford Region, The Power of Art as a Vehicle for Social Justice
YWCA Bergen County, Stand Against Racism… What is Racism?
Sara Rachele, Racism as it Affects Women in the Workplace of Music
HealthConnect One, Racial Justice, Difference, and the Peer-to-Peer Model
YWCA Madison, Finding My Identity
YWCA Princeton, Is Racism Holding Up Immigration Reform?
YWCA of Brooklyn, How are the lives of women impacted by racism?
YWCA Rochester, Join the YWCA Rochester & Monroe County to Stand Against Racism
YWCA Cortland, Taking A Stand, One Voice At A Time
Check out our hashtag #standagainstracism to see all of the posts and activities that are taking place across the country today, and we welcome you to join the conversation!