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Y-Dub Discussions panel unpacks racial trauma in medicine and health care

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

At YWCA Dayton, one of the ways we live out our mission of “eliminating racism and empowering women” is by engaging our community in tough, critical conversations through events like Y-Dub Discussions, our virtual dialogue series focused on addressing local justice-related issues.  We recently kicked off our Y-Dub Discussions for 2021 with a dialogue titled,… Continue Reading Y-Dub Discussions panel unpacks racial trauma in medicine and health care

Room shifters: The legacy of the women of the Civil Rights Movement

Saturday, January 16, 2021

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, our advocacy director shares thoughts on one of the most powerful, but often overlooked, forces in the Civil Rights movement – women. When I think of the Civil Rights Movement – the journey, the impromptu opportunities and the planned sit-ins, walks, and protests – I cannot help… Continue Reading Room shifters: The legacy of the women of the Civil Rights Movement

Statement on violence at U.S. Capitol

Friday, January 8, 2021

The following statement is from our President and CEO, Shannon Isom, in response to the unprecedented attack on the United States Capitol that occurred on Jan. 6, 2021. At YWCA Dayton, we know that not all violence is physical, visible, acknowledged, or responded to equally. Make no mistake: this week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol… Continue Reading Statement on violence at U.S. Capitol

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