Top Five on Friday – September 27

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Top Five on Friday – September 27

Friday, September 27, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA Beginning on September 15, National Hispanic American Heritage Month is a celebration of Hispanic and Latino culture and history. This week’s Top Five on Friday marks the theme for this year: “Hispanics: Serving and Leading Our Nation with Pride and Honor.” 1. Nine undocumented… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday – September 27

Implicit Bias and Trayvon’s Legacy

Monday, September 9, 2013

By Tara Andrews, Esq. The racial implications of Trayvon Martin’s death and George Zimmerman’s acquittal are undeniable and are commanding a much-needed response. The public debate thus far has focused on overt racism. I contend, however, that overt racism alone didn’t kill Trayvon Martin. Implicit bias was a key accomplice in Trayvon’s death. Implicit bias… Continue Reading Implicit Bias and Trayvon’s Legacy

Top Five on Friday

Friday, July 19, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA Today, we’re starting a new weekly tradition on the YWCA USA blog. Each Friday, we’ll post the five most important, need-to-know, must-read stories from around the Web to share with you. These stories are the ones that made us think, that taught us something… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday

Racial Justice Intern Works to Raise Awareness of Racism

Friday, July 5, 2013

by Juliana Rose Racial Justice Intern at YWCA Missoula YWCA Missoula’s motto, “Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women,” describes in a nutshell the work the YWCA has been doing for years. Now however, the organization is taking a step forward in furthering its goal of eliminating racism with the Racial Justice Initiative. The Initiative is a program that… Continue Reading Racial Justice Intern Works to Raise Awareness of Racism