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YWCA Columbus condemns violence leveled against the AAPI community

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

YWCA Columbus statement on recent violence leveled against the AAPI community: YWCA Columbus extends its deepest condolences to the AAPI community amid the recent mass shootings and acts of violence targeting AAPI people, many of whom were meant to be celebrating the Lunar New Year this weekend. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and, more broadly, throughout our… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus condemns violence leveled against the AAPI community

YWCA Columbus Statement on Board of Education’s decision to pass anti-trans resolution

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

YWCA Columbus Statement on the Ohio State Board of Education’s decision to pass anti-trans resolution: Over the past several months, YWCA Columbus has stood firm with our partners, showing up at the Ohio State School Board of Education and fighting for the safety and dignity of transgender students in Ohio. Today, Member Toal’s amended resolution… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus Statement on Board of Education’s decision to pass anti-trans resolution

Anti-Trans Legislation in the 2020s: Politics, Power, and Impact

Monday, December 5, 2022

By: Clovis Westlund, Leadership & Social Justice Intern Anti-Trans Legislation in the 2020s: Politics, Power, and Impact  Communities across the country are being inundated with anti-trans legislation. Whether the bills are targeting sports, bathrooms, healthcare, classrooms, or pronouns, trans youth are now forced to advocate for their survival, defending their right to exist in front… Continue Reading Anti-Trans Legislation in the 2020s: Politics, Power, and Impact