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Apr
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YWomen Read Book Club
Apr 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

YWomen Read Book club dives into relevant issues such as diversity and racial justice to stimulate important and engaging conversation. Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month; please register in advance using the Zoom link below.

Register in advance here.

Apr
21
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Stand Against Racism: Racism and COVID-19 – Native American Communities
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register today for the next event in the Stand Against Racism series. This third event of the series touching on Racism and COVID-19 will focus on how the pandemic has affected Native American communities.

Speakers:

  • Candi Cornelius, MSN RN, CLC-Oneida Prenatal Care Coordinator / NWTC Part-Time Faculty
  • Lance Kelley, NWTC Faculty
  • Randy Cornelius, Oneida Community Member / Retired Culture Archivist
  • Tanya Lopez Martin, Oneida FACE program teacher/co-coordinator
Apr
23
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Stand Against Racism: Connecting Racism and Public Health
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In this webinar we will discuss the public health perspective on racism, why addressing racism through a public health lens makes sense, and what local data we have connecting the two.

Our panelists are:
Paula Tran Inzeo | Wisconsin Population Health Institute
Tara Yang | community leader and focus group participant
Katrina Nordyke | Brown County Public Health Department

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Stand Against Racism: Translating Data to Policy
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In this webinar we will discuss local data on the racial disparities in overall health and wellbeing, how we translate that data into policy, and the actions in Brown County and Wisconsin to address health equity.

Our panelists are:
Natalie Bomstad | Wello
Amanda Chu |  Brown County Board
Kristina Shelton | Wisconsin State Assembly

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May
11
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Women of Vision Luncheon
May 11 @ 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Join us for a day of solidarity and action to support YWCA Greater Green Bay.
You can join us from the comfort of your own home or office, or gather together with friends and colleagues and host a watch party/stay at home experience.
The Women of Vision signature fundraiser is an inspirational opportunity to support life-changing programs that empower women and girls in our community.
Every year, we deliver innovative programs and passionate advocacy in racial justice, education and wellness, creating a positive impact on the lives of over 30,000 people in our community.
Our Impact:
5,000 diverse individuals are empowered to take action to eliminate racism and promote equity
100 children receive play-based, anti-bias early childhood education
2,000 yearly visits to the Career Closet for business clothing give women confidence as they journey toward self-sufficiency
13,000 health and fitness participants achieve better health and wellness
Keynote Speaker | Dr. Bola Delano-Oriaran
Dr. Bola Delano-OriaranDr. Bola Delano-Oriaran is an Associate Professor at St. Norbert College with more than 30 years of experience in engaging students from marginalized communities to pursue higher education opportunities. She continues to apply her teaching and scholarship focus, especially in the areas of positioning people of color for academic and professional success and engaging predominantly white communities and school districts in critical conversations on issues of race and social injustice.
Delano-Oriaran is the founder and co-founder of numerous initiatives, including African Heritage, Inc., Umoja, a Black Heritage program for transracial families with Black/African-American children and the African Heritage Emerging Student Leaders Institute. She is the recipient of numerous awards on diversity issues and community change, including the 2020 Ethics in Action Award, Sister Joel Read Civic Engagement Practitioner Award, the City of Appleton’s Toward Community Unity in Diversity Award, St. Norbert College’s Scholarship Award, the Wisconsin State Human Relations Association’s Outstanding Human Relations Educator Award, and St. Norbert College’s Bishop Morneau Community Service Award. She was also recognized as one of the 28 most influential African-Americans in Wisconsin, and last month released a book, “Teaching Beautiful Brilliant Black Girls”.
May
18
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OWFS Workshop: Women’s Cancer: A Closer Look at Myths and Realities
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Dr. Erin Stevens as she debunks the misconceptions and realities of women’s cancer. Learning the truth about various types of cancer that affect women is essential to reducing the anxiety and stigma around the diseases. This workshop will educate you and give you the tools necessary to advocate for yourself in the doctor’s office.

Presented by Dr. Erin Stevens.

May
19
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Stand Against Racism: Finding Balance – Mental Health and the Impact of Racism
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register today for the next event in the Stand Against Racism series. In this event we’ll be discussing the importance of mental health while doing anti-racism work and the impact that racism has on the mental health of people of color.

Full details including discussion topics and speakers will be released as the information becomes available.

May
20
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YWomen Read Book Club
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

YWomen Read Book club dives into relevant issues such as diversity and racial justice to stimulate important and engaging conversation. Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month; please register in advance using the Zoom link below.

Register in advance here.

Jun
5
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Last Day of Spring 2 Session
Jun 5 all-day

The YWCA Greater Green Bay

Spring 2 Session

runs Monday, April 12 to

Saturday, June 5, 2021.

View the schedules here!

Jun
16
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Stand Against Racism: Intersectionality – The Crossroads of Race, Gender, Class, and Sexual Orientation
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register today for the final event in the Stand Against Racism series. In this event, we will discuss how different social categorizations interact and overlap to create unique experiences of discrimination or disadvantage for individuals and groups.

Full details including discussion topics and speakers will be released as the information becomes available.