YWCA’s Stand Against Racism Set for April 29

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The YWCA of Youngstown will host its fourth annual Stand Against Racism April 29 in Kilcawley Center at Youngstown State University. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Ohio Room, with the program running from 9 to 11 a.m.

The program features a panel discussion with Youngstown Police Chief Robin Lees, Magistrate Anthony D’Apolito, retired Youngstown Police Sgt. Delphine Baldwin Casey, Cleveland State University Office for Institutional Equity director Yulanda McCarty-Harris, Mahoning Valley Sojourn to the Past director Penny Wells and Precious Brown.

The TedTalk “Lucky Zip Codes” by Amy Hunter, director for racial justice at YWCA Metro St. Louis, will also be shown. The lecture looks into how the impact where you are born has on life and “what it will take for us to live in a world where destiny is more than geography.”

Stand Against Racism is the signature campaign for YWCA USA, “meant to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities.”

For more information, call 330 746 6361 ext. 112.

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