Unhooded and Exposed: Revealing Racism in America

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Unhooded and Exposed: Revealing Racism in America

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

It’s shameful that the novel coronavirus 2019 pandemic should be model for human behavior. That is, COVID-19 does not discriminate. But among death, severe disease, and toilet paper depletion, xenophobia and racism too have found their way into how the disease will be remembered. It would seem that such a formidable opponent would provide opportunity… Continue Reading Unhooded and Exposed: Revealing Racism in America

COVID-19 Has Women on the Front Lines of Two Global Pandemics

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The novel coronavirus outbreak has impacted us all, but when parsing out the unique experiences of the virus felt across varying population demographics, COVID-19 is anything but the great equalizer. In her recent post, my colleague Sophia broke down the effects of the crisis on communities of color, but the focus of this piece is on… Continue Reading COVID-19 Has Women on the Front Lines of Two Global Pandemics

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Healthy Body Healthy Minds Intiative

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Keeping the Conversation Moving YWCA Tri-County Area’s Advocacy Team was pleased to be a part of Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds Institute (HBHMI) this past week. HBHMI is an annual conference designed to nurture the interdisciplinary roles of educators, administrators, and researchers in fostering school environments that promote wellness as a core component of school culture,… Continue Reading Healthy Body Healthy Minds Intiative

YW Supports Menstrual Health

Monday, August 10, 2020

Menstrual Health Matters. Period. Menstrual health is often overlooked in impoverished communities due to a very common misconception: ‘it only affects half the population’. According to Global Citizen – “menstrual health is not just a women’s issue. Globally, 2.3 billion people live without basic sanitation services. Not being able to use these services makes it… Continue Reading YW Supports Menstrual Health

Trauma Responsive Practices Webinar

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area continues “Racism, Trauma, and What’s Next” with online panel discussion about trauma responsive practices “Racism, Trauma, and What’s Next”, a six-part conversation and issue education series sponsored by YWCA Tri-County Area, continues on Wednesday, July 15, with an online panel discussion about mental health during this summer’s national crises and the resulting… Continue Reading Trauma Responsive Practices Webinar