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A statement from YWCA Columbus

Thursday, October 28, 2021

During yesterday’s Activists and Agitators event, a statement was made that was harmful to our local Jewish community and the Bexley community. YWCA Columbus apologizes for the pain this comment has caused, and we accept responsibility for the harm inflicted. We have redacted that portion of the event video so the statement is not repeated,… Continue Reading A statement from YWCA Columbus

Activists and Agitators, AKA the most inspiring event in Columbus, is back

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Columbus Navigator  |  Article  | This year’s Activists and Agitators event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 27, 2021. During the event, participants will be encouraged to build on conversations happening across the community to “redefine the future of housing, education, and community safety.” … In case you’ve never had… Continue Reading Activists and Agitators, AKA the most inspiring event in Columbus, is back

YWCA Columbus leads discussions of ‘radical’ change during Activists and Agitators event

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Columbus Dispatch  |  Article  | For those wanting to see Columbus become more equitable for all walks of life, especially for people of color and other marginalized communities, YWCA Columbus wants them to dream just how far the city could go. And no idea is too far-fetched. … “We want people to think about what… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus leads discussions of ‘radical’ change during Activists and Agitators event

A Brief History of state-sanctioned violence and discrimination against Latinx People in the United States

Thursday, October 7, 2021

(part 2 of a 2 part series) By: Belen de Leon, YWCA Columbus Program Coordinator Marisa Garverick Herrera, YWCA Columbus Program Manager Lalitha Pamidigantam, YWCA Columbus Policy Analyst In Part One of our series on Hispanic Heritage Month, we examined Latinx identity and discussed the experiences and struggles of Latinx people in Ohio and across… Continue Reading A Brief History of state-sanctioned violence and discrimination against Latinx People in the United States

YWCA Columbus receives transformational gift for racial equity work

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

YWCA Columbus is proud to announce that they are the recipient of a $1M transformational grant from the American Electric Power Foundation’s Delivering on the Dream: Social and Racial Justice grant program. The multi-year partnership between the AEP Foundation and YWCA Columbus will support the expansion of YWCA Columbus’ leadership and social justice programs focused… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus receives transformational gift for racial equity work