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YWCA Dayton Benefits from Mastercard ‘In Solidarity’ Racial Justice Program

Thursday, June 3, 2021

A shared commitment to racial justice has led to a relationship between Mastercard and YWCA Dayton. Facilitated by Pyxera Global, an organization that helps build “mutually beneficial partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors,” the virtual Pro Bono for Racial Justice project paired five Mastercard employees with YWCA Dayton to share resources, knowledge, and… Continue Reading YWCA Dayton Benefits from Mastercard ‘In Solidarity’ Racial Justice Program

YW team begins yearlong journey with ‘Me and White Supremacy’

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

“If you are willing to dare to look white supremacy right in the eye and see yourself reflected back, you are going to become better equipped to dismantle it within yourself and within your communities.” – Layla Saad, “Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor”  At YWCA Dayton,… Continue Reading YW team begins yearlong journey with ‘Me and White Supremacy’

Mental health tips for traumatic times

Thursday, April 22, 2021

With the recent announcement of the verdict in the trial of the killing of George Floyd – and what seems like a never-ending stream of news about violence against people of color – it can be difficult to find the balance between staying informed and being retraumatized by the images you see on TV and social media.   Secondary trauma, or the exposure to the traumatic events of others, is often elevated by our ability to have constant access to breaking… Continue Reading Mental health tips for traumatic times

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