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YWCA Alaska Stand Against Racism Day


Stand Against Racism Day: April 25, 2014

Youth-Centered Stand Against Racism Events

Anchorage, Alaska – April 22, 2014 Join YWCA Alaska this Friday as we take a Stand Against Racism with students and youth in Anchorage. Come to the public Anchorage School District Stand at 10am, or join us as we dialogue with Brave New Alaskan Voices at 6pm at Title Wave Books.

10:00am – 11:00am: Anchorage School District takes a Stand Against Racism; 5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd.

6:00pm – 7:30pm: Youth Talk Race: Social Justice Dialogue; Title Wave Books; 1360 W. Northern Lights Blvd. YWCA Alaska co-hosts with Brave New Alaskan Voices and supported Chugiak High Key Club

If you would like further information about Stand Against Racism or have questions about becoming a participating site in Alaska, contact Claire Anderson at 907.644.9644 or email at volunteer@ywcaak.org

About the YWCA
YWCA Alaska began in 1989 as the YWCA of Anchorage. In 2011, the YWCA of Anchorage expanded its geographical reach to include the remaining 584,450 square miles of the state to become YWCA Alaska. YWCA Alaska is dedicated to eliminating racism and empowering women promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. This is done through five major programming areas that work collaboratively to strengthen a person’s ability to thrive in today’s world. These programming areas are: Women’s Economic Empowerment, Youth Empowerment, Social Justice, Women’s Leadership and Women’s Wellness.

YWCA Worldwide
YWCA Alaska is a member of YWCA USA. Founded in 1858 and headquartered in Washington, DC, the YWCA is a women's membership movement whose mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. The YWCA represents approximately 2 million women, girls and their families in the United States and 25 million women worldwide. The YWCA has more than 300 associations throughout the United States. The World YWCA is at work in more than 100 other countries.

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