October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month — a time when we envision a world without violence and work toward that world.
To raise awareness, YWCA Dayton and Dayton Metro Library are jointly hosting a community conversation about gender-based violence and the intersections of gender, race, class and age within. The goal of the panel is to
Week Without Violence is part of a global movement with YWCAs across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls.
At YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally and that some victims go unrecognized altogether. That’s why, for more than 20 years, YWCA has set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence.
Join us from October 17 – 22, as we raise awareness, elevate survivor voices, talk with policymakers, and more with a common goal: centering survivors so that together, we can end gender-based violence.
Free to attend.
Previous Y-Dub Discussion topics have included: the effects of trauma within the classroom; recognizing childhood trauma and toxic stress; the political marginalization of women of color; allyship; racism as a public health crisis; and more. Follow the conversation on social using #YDubDiscussions. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.