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Anti-Asian Violence/Racism and Policing in the Asian American Community

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

(part 2 of a 2 part series) By: Kysasurina Adhikari, BS Political Science, The Ohio State University, Class of 2021 Allie Valocchi, BS Neuroscience, The Ohio State University, Class of 2022 Lalitha Pamidigantam, YWCA Columbus Policy Analyst The term Asian American broadly refers to those with ancestry from East, Southeast and South Asia. This term, coined by Asian American activists… Continue Reading Anti-Asian Violence/Racism and Policing in the Asian American Community

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

Racism towards Asian Americans is an integral part of United States history

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

(part 1 of a 2 part series) By: Kysasurina Adhikari, BS Political Science, The Ohio State University, Class of 2021  Asian Americans are diverse and the fastest-growing racial group in America. They can trace their roots to more than 20 origin groups in East, Southeast, and South Asia, each with unique cultures and histories. Asians have been in the United… Continue Reading Racism towards Asian Americans is an integral part of United States history

YWCA Columbus to Launch 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Press Release – February 4, 2021 YWCA Columbus will be launching their 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge on March 1st, 2021 as part of a national movement to engage communities in anti-racist work. Participants receive a daily email directing them to 3-4 curated activities such as; reading an article, listening to a… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus to Launch 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge