The YWCA Greater Green Bay’s Stand Against Racism series is the foundation for our social justice work. Through this series, we are creating safe spaces for hard conversations that compel change. We are helping build an inclusive, welcoming community through collaboration, education and discussion. For more information, contact Andrea Huggenvik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020-2021 Stand Against Racism Schedule
These one hour events begin at noon and are free and open to the public. Due to social distancing precautions, the 2020-2021 Stand Against Racism Series will be held virtually. We encourage you to sign up for the Zoom events through the links below, and we will also be streaming them live on our Facebook page.
For past events, click the link to watch the recording. For upcoming events, click the link to register.
|August 19, 2020||Rooted in Racism: Healthcare Disparities|
|September 16, 2020||Racism and COVID-19: Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities|
|October 21, 2020||Rooted in Racism: Housing Disparities|
|November 18, 2020||Racism and COVID-19: Latinx Communities|
|December 16, 2020||Finding Joy: Self-Care While Doing Anti-Racism Work|
|January 20, 2021||Rooted in Racism: Food Insecurity|
|February 17, 2021||Racism and COVID-19: Black Communities|
|March 17, 2021||Rooted in Racism: Maternal Health and Infant Death Rates in the Black Community|
|April 21, 2021||Racism and COVID-19: Native American Communities|
|May 19, 2021||Finding Balance: Mental Health and the Impacts of Racism|
|June 16, 2021||Intersectionality: The Crossroads of Race, Gender, Class, and Sexual Orientation|
The Where We Live series is the first extension of our Stand Against Racism series. Born from the social unrest following the murder of George Floyd, these discussions are intended to create space for the whole community to be present and engage in conversations about racism in America and, more locally, the Greater Green Bay area. We are bringing together community members, leaders, and experts to provide the information and guide the conversation needed to enact change. It is our hope that through these conversations members of the Green Bay community will acquire the tools needed to help eliminate racism.
The No Wrong Thing series is another extension of our Stand Against Racism series. These discussions are intended to be a safe space for the types of disarming conversations that many shy away from for fear of saying the wrong thing. Our panelists model the kind of transparency needed to build bridges across racial and other demographic differences in women of this region. These candid hour-long discussions are a refreshing look at the beauty and strength present when powerful, intelligent women work together for a common cause. Eliminating racism and empowering women in Brown County starts with conversations like these. You don’t want to miss them.
Racism and Its Impacts on Health Community Report Outs
View our community report outs for our focus group process uncovering racism and its impacts on health here:
The 2020/2021 Stand Against Racism series and the Where We Live Series are sponsored by Tweet/Garot Mechanical.
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