Racial Justice Offerings

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Racial Justice Workshops

Below are the pilot series of workshops that we are offering to the community:

Workshop focuses include:

  • Racism 101
  • Microaggressions 101
  • Privilege 101
  • Implicit Bias 101

Location: YWCA Northwest Ohio (1018 Jefferson St.)

Fee: $25 per workshop 

Date & Time: To Be Announced

*We are currently working on converting these workshops into on-line courses. Please check back in April for more information.

 

In addition to the 101 series, YWCA Northwest Ohio offers half day foundation workshops.

Workshop focuses include:

  • Understanding Racial Trauma
  • Understanding Racial Identity
  • Understanding Implicit Bias
  • Understanding the System of Inequity

Location: YWCA Northwest Ohio (1018 Jefferson St.)

Fee: $50 per workshop

Date & Time: To Be Announced

Building upon the foundation workshops, we offer full day workshops that work to dismantle racism.

This series is in current development and will be offered in 3rd quarter of 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelley Webb, Racial Justice Director, at 419.241.3235 or kwebb@ywcanwo.org.

Community Book Discussions

We will be resuming our community book discussions on Zoom. Each book discussion will be held bi-monthly on the last Monday of the month at 1pm. The 2020 book selections are listed below. Please click here to register. The zoom link will be emailed to registrants on the Friday before the book discussion.

2020 Book Selections

DateTitleAuthor
February 24A Class Divided, Then & NowWilliam Peters
June 29 Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in AmericaIbram X. Kendi
August 24 So You Want to Talk About RaceIjeoma Oluo
October 26 Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Bryan Stevenson