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An internship in stories

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Cannon Cook, sponsored by the SRC Community Internship Program, came to YWCA Dayton’s office from Tiffin University where he is studying marketing. Born in San Antonio, Texas but raised in Bellbrook, Ohio, Cook is an open-minded and positive individual. These last few months he has worked tirelessly, going through archives –both internal and external- in… Continue Reading An internship in stories

Ohio House Bill 3 Testimony

Monday, June 17, 2019

YWCA Dayton President and CEO Shannon Isom delivered the following testimony to the House Criminal Justice Committee in support of Ohio House Bill 3 during its hearing on June 13, 2019. HB 3 would protect victims of domestic violence by assessing their levels of danger, connecting them with resources such as rehab and housing, and… Continue Reading Ohio House Bill 3 Testimony

The wholeness of us

Friday, May 24, 2019

This essay is part of our 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge during Week 4: Community Impact – Hate, Discrimination, and Healing. It is written by YWCA Dayton’s President and CEO, Shannon Isom, and is part of the Dayton United Against Hate response to a Ku Klux Klan-affiliated rally scheduled for May 25 in… Continue Reading The wholeness of us

Black Woman: A Poem

Friday, May 24, 2019

This poem is part of our 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge during Week 4: Community Impact – Hate, Discrimination, and Healing. It is written by Breanna McGowan, who performs under the name Quiet Storm. She is the local Dayton “poetry mom,” co-organizer of Dayton Poetry Slam, and author of the book, Tornado Warnings… Continue Reading Black Woman: A Poem

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