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YWCA Columbus to Join YWCAs Across Nation for the Stand Against Racism Challenge

Friday, March 11, 2022

Press Release – MARCH 11, 2022   YWCA Columbus to Join YWCAs Across Nation for the Stand Against Racism Challenge YWCA Columbus will be joining YWCAs across the nation for the Stand Against Racism Challenge on April 4, 2022. Previously known as the 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge, the Stand Against Racism Challenge… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus to Join YWCAs Across Nation for the Stand Against Racism Challenge

Black History Month: the living legacy of Black women’s leadership

Monday, February 21, 2022

By: Klarke Griffith (she/hers), 2nd year- 2024, Major: Politics, Philosophy, and Economics with a specialization in Law, Policy, and Governance Lalitha Pamidigantam, Policy Advisor, YWCA Columbus Throughout history, Black women have steadily led the way to liberation. From the abolition of slavery to Black Lives Matter, Black women have played pivotal roles in our history… Continue Reading Black History Month: the living legacy of Black women’s leadership

An acknowledgement of the trauma caused by the myth of Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

By: Lalitha Pamidigantam, YWCA Columbus Policy Analyst Belen de Leon, YWCA Columbus Program Coordinator YWCA Columbus recognizes that the history of Thanksgiving has historically been revised to erase Indigenous voices and experiences. As an antiracist agency that stands on the stolen land of the Kaskaskia people, Shawnadasse Tula (Shawanwaki/Shawnee), Myaamia, and the Hopewell, we are aware that anti-Indigenous racism is embedded… Continue Reading An acknowledgement of the trauma caused by the myth of Thanksgiving

YWCA’s new Center for Racial Equity is training Central Ohio businesses on anti-racism

Monday, November 22, 2021

Columbus Business First |  Article | YWCA Columbus’ mission has long been to eliminate racism, but now that goal is being further put into action with the launch of its new Center for Racial Equity. The center’s focus includes conducting racial equity trainings for Columbus-area businesses and nonprofits and expanding the organization’s racial equity policy… Continue Reading YWCA’s new Center for Racial Equity is training Central Ohio businesses on anti-racism