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Talking to Kids About Racism

Thursday, August 27, 2020

This summer has challenged us when it comes to how we approach conversations about racism and the systemic racial injustices that permeate our society. From social media slide-show style infographics to restructuring diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives throughout corporate America, there has been a national “call-in” for discussions on race relations. It’s on the news, and it’s even been on Nickelodeon. At YWCA, we’ve been sounding the alarm… Continue Reading Talking to Kids About Racism

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YWCA Honors 19 Bad A$$ Womxn on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

On the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave some womxn the right to vote a century ago, YWCA is proud to release our *official* list of 19 Bad a$$ womxn who are making a difference today to ensure that womxn, femmes, and all people of color are represented and able to participate in civic engagement. As we gear up for November 3rd, we’re thrilled to highlight… Continue Reading YWCA Honors 19 Bad A$$ Womxn on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

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On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, We Pay Mind and Attention to the Pay Inequity We Still Face

Thursday, August 13, 2020

By Sophia Clarke, Communications Associate  Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. We are proud to celebrate with Black women across the country as we bring awareness to this day and work to further a world in which women — and Black women in particular — have access to pay equity in the workplace.   According… Continue Reading On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, We Pay Mind and Attention to the Pay Inequity We Still Face