Diversity Forum

What is the Diversity Forum?

The YWCA offers the Diversity Forum on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Free and open to the public, this program fosters inclusive, action-oriented communities by creating a safe and brave space to learn about and discuss timely topics impacting diverse communities, ranging from Islamophobia to disparities in the criminal justice system to becoming an ally to marginalized communities.

Mission: To foster inclusive, action-oriented communities through educational forums that promote and facilitate dialogue, best practices and solutions.

Vision: Equality and equity for all.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Community Partner Sponsor: Support the Diversity Forum as a Community Partner at the $500 level.

Supporting Sponsor: Support the Diversity Forum as a Supporting Sponsor at the $150 level.

 

Upcoming Forums

Confronting the 'isms'

August 17, 2017 - Understanding Oppression: The Intersecting “isms”

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September 21, 2017 - Oppression Based on Disability: Confronting Ableism

More information and registration coming soon!

October 19, 2017 - Breaking the Binaries: Sex, Gender & Sexuality

More information and registration coming soon!

November 16, 2017 - Judged by Our Appearances: Confronting Lookism

More information and registration coming soon!

December 14, 2017 - Age is Just a Number: Confronting Ageism & Adultism

More information and registration coming soon!

 

Past Forums

Becoming Allies

July 20, 2017 - Staying Engaged

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June 15, 2017 - Organizing for Change

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May 18, 2017 - Getting Involved

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April 20, 2017 - Speaking Up

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March 16, 2017 - Stepping In

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February 16, 2017 - What is an 'Ally'?

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Diversity @ Work

January 19, 2017 - Sustaining Progress

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December 15, 2016 - Organizational Culture

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November 17, 2016 - Recruitment & Hiring

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Election 2016

October 20, 2016 - Barriers to Voting

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September 15, 2016 - Voter Engagement

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August 18, 2016 - Mission-Focused Advocacy

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The Criminal Justice System

June 16, 2016 - Criminal Justice: Re-Entry

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May 19, 2016 - Inside the Criminal Justice System

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Apr. 21, 2016 - Entry into the Criminal Justice System

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Standing With Our Neighbors

Mar. 17, 2016 - Welcoming Immigrants

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Feb. 18, 2016 - Welcoming Refugees

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Jan. 21, 2016 - Islamophobia

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For more information, please contact: Amanda Arbour, Racial Justice Program Coordinator at 
AArbour@ywcahbg.org or (717) 234-7931 x3057.

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