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YWCA Columbus Statement on the Proposed State School Board of Education Resolution

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

YWCA Columbus Statement on State School Board of Education and the introduced Resolution to Support Parents, Schools, and Districts in Rejecting Harmful, Coercive, and Burdensome Gender Identity Policies: YWCA Columbus supports our partners in education policy, Equality Ohio and Honesty for Ohio Education, and echoes their calls for the State School Board of Education to… Continue Reading YWCA Columbus Statement on the Proposed State School Board of Education Resolution

Ohio is No Place for Hate: Our Statement on HB616

Monday, June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022 YWCA Columbus stands with our coalition partners against House Bill 616, colloquially named the “Don’t Say Gay, Don’t Say Race” bill. We believe that Ohio’s schools should be filled with opportunities for gaining an honest education, safety, and the affirmation of all students, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.… Continue Reading Ohio is No Place for Hate: Our Statement on HB616

Until All of Us Are Safe

Saturday, May 21, 2022

May 21, 2022 In the aftermath of the recent racially motivated massacre in Buffalo, New York, we took a necessary moment to pause and process this trauma. For Black people and other communities of color across our city and nation, the continuous string of lynchings is not just extremely heartbreaking, but also a constant reminder… Continue Reading Until All of Us Are Safe