Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Today on Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honor the more than six million people who were senselessly killed at the hands of extremist and antisemitic leaders nearly 80 years ago. We’ve certainly come a long way since then, but we can’t ignore the ways in which anti-semitism, racism, xenophobia, sexism, and homophobia still penetrate our institutions and… Continue Reading Holocaust Remembrance Day

Meet our 2022 #StandAgainstRacism Speakers!

Thursday, April 14, 2022

We are very excited to welcome the following speakers to our Stand Against Racism Rally on April 23 from 12-3 pm: Melanie Campbell, CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Alma Couverthie, National Organizing Director, League of Women Voters Monica Gray, CEO, YWCA National Capital Area Margaret Mitchell, CEO, YWCA USA  Elizabeth Schmelzel, Senior Attorney,… Continue Reading Meet our 2022 #StandAgainstRacism Speakers!

Congratulations to Supreme Court Justice  Ketanji Brown Jackson!

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Statement from Monica Gray, CEO of YWCA National Capital Area:  Today, the Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Supreme Court Justice of the United States, making her the first Black woman, the sixth woman overall, and the first public defender to serve on the Court. We applaud her confirmation and are excited to… Continue Reading Congratulations to Supreme Court Justice  Ketanji Brown Jackson!