YWCA USA Releases We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color Report

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We Still Deserve Safety Report

YWCA USA Releases We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color Report

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

For Immediate Release: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 Report paints a disturbing picture of racial profiling, violence, and criminalization of women and girls of color and outlines actions all people can take to stand for justice Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2020) – Today, YWCA USA released We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing… Continue Reading YWCA USA Releases We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color Report

Until Justice Just Is

YWCA USA Launches Until Justice Just Is Campaign, a National Call-to-Action on Racial Justice

Friday, August 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries, please contact: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 YWCA USA will mobilize its 200+ associations around meaningful actions to end racism in their communities   Washington, D.C. (August 28, 2020) — Today, YWCA USA, the nation’s oldest and largest women’s organization, launched Until Justice Just Is, a… Continue Reading YWCA USA Launches Until Justice Just Is Campaign, a National Call-to-Action on Racial Justice

“We Shall Overcome” Racial Injustice: Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

Friday, April 26, 2013

By Joan Witherspoon Norris, Director of Social Justice, and Jacob Smith, Donor Relations Specialist YWCA of Central Alabama This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. In 1963, Birmingham, Alabama was at the center of these momentous events that would change history. Sit-ins at lunch counters, Dr. Martin… Continue Reading “We Shall Overcome” Racial Injustice: Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

Anti-Discrimination Training as a Response to Racism

Friday, April 27, 2012

by Paulette T. Cross, Ph.D. Transitional Housing Economic Empowerment Specialist, YWCA Salt Lake City If someone or anyone had responded to the Trayvon Martin incident, perhaps he would still be alive today.  Response methods are critical in doing “social justice” work.  When do you respond?  What do you say?  What if the intervention is wrong? … Continue Reading Anti-Discrimination Training as a Response to Racism