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.

Our community wide book discussions will be postponed until further notice. Below are the 2020 book selections.

2020 Book Selections

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