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Stand Against Racism 2021
Apr 21 – Apr 22 all-day

The annual Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA 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.

Here’s what we have planned:

  • Wednesday, April 21, 12-1 pm: Let’s Talk @ Lunch, Stand Against Racism edition. Register here.
  • Thursday, April 22, 12-1 pm: Conversation with Evonda Thomas Smith, former assistant director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, on addressing racism as a public health crisis. Learn more and register here.

Learn more about the Stand Against Racism and other ways you can take a stand here.

Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A Conversation with Evonda Thomas-Smith

Evonda Thomas SmithJoin us as we discuss the connections between racism and public health outcomes with Evonda Thomas-Smith (pictured ), who has a long history of improving public health in Evanston, Illinois and recently retired as assistant director for the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Learn more and register on Eventbrite here.