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Feb
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Racial Justice Workshop: Level 100
Feb 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Workshop: Level 100 @ YWCA Empowerment Center | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

Level 100: Communicating Across Cultures

RACIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP – SpRING 2019 SERIES

This workshop explores the role that culture plays in communicating and resolving (or escalating) conflicts across racial lines. With a focus on racial and ethnic diversity in the United States, participants in this workshop will learn about verbal and non-verbal communication and conflict styles.

All sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at YWCA Madison’s Empowerment Center located at 2040 S. Park Street. Purchased individually, each workshop is $100. Attend all three levels and save $50.

Understanding Othering and Belonging: Level 100—February 13, 2019

To register for the Racial Justice Workshops click here. To be notified about future workshop dates or if you have additional questions, please email Libby Tucci.

Feb
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Circle of Women
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Celebrate the power of individual philanthropy at the Circle of Women fundraiser. Guests hear from women who have changed their lives with support from YWCA Madison and discover how their gift benefits women and their families in our community. YWCA create this event to encourage philanthropy among women and provide an opportunity to network with others from diverse social, ethnic, economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds. Men are also welcome to attend.

We will feature speakers from our three program areas at the 2019 Circle of Women event. Learn more about the programs and information to be presented at the event by exploring the links below. Thank you for your support!

Make a Circle Donation

Feb
27
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Racial Justice Workshop: Level 200
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Workshop: Level 200 @ YWCA Empowerment Center | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

Level 200: Deconstructing Racism

RACIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP – Spring 2019 SERIES

This workshop is an external examination of how racism is embedded in the historical legacy of the United States in our laws, economy, housing markets, and institutions, including our criminal justice and educational systems. By considering this historical legacy, participants come to understand the impact that past policies still have on our society today.

All sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at YWCA Madison’s Empowerment Center located at 2040 S. Park Street. Purchased individually, each workshop is $100. Attend all three levels and save $50.

Deconstructing Racism: Level 200—February 27, 2019

To register for the Racial Justice Workshops click here. To be notified about future workshop dates or if you have additional questions, please email Libby Tucci.

Mar
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Racial Justice Workshop: Level 300
Mar 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Workshop: Level 300 @ YWCA Empowerment Center | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

LEVEL 300: Exploring Privilege

RACIAL JUSTICE WORKSHOP – Spring 2019 SERIES

This session offers the opportunity for internal reflection through a combination of constructive dialogue and interactive activities. This workshop includes a screening of Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible. The stories highlighted in the film are insightful, poignant and speak to the subtle and overt behaviors stemming from bias that take many forms: personal, interpersonal, cultural, institutional and systemic.

All sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at YWCA Madison’s Empowerment Center located at 2040 S. Park Street. Purchased individually, each workshop is $100. Attend all three levels and save $50.

The Impact of the System of Racial Inequity: Level 300—March 13, 2019

To register for the Racial Justice Workshops click here. To be notified about future workshop dates or if you have additional questions, please email Libby Tucci.

Apr
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Stand Against Racism 2019
Apr 25 – Apr 28 all-day
Stand Against Racism 2019

Save the Date: Stand Against Racism 2019

Mark your calendars for April 25-28, 2019, the official dates of our next Stand Against Racism campaign, YWCA’s Signature campaign 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. We will announce our official theme for 2019 in the upcoming weeks! We are looking forward to making this year’s campaign bigger and better than ever, and we’re excited to see our collective impact!

May
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Women of Distinction
May 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Women of Distinction @ Monona Terrace | Madison | Wisconsin | United States

Honoring Today’s Leaders

Women of Distinction Leadership Awards.

YWCA Madison invites you to join us on May 31, 2019, for the Women of Distinction Leadership Awards. The Women of Distinction Awards honors outstanding women who have demonstrated a commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women and have made outstanding achievements in their spheres of influence. We are proud to have honored over 220 women since the awards began in 1974.

This is our 45th Year and we have made a few notable changes:
  • We will be revealing the winners during the event
  • There is a Woman of Promise category to honor a woman under 30

Register Here

A table of ten is $900, an individual ticket is $100

Oct
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Racial Justice Summit
Oct 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Summit

About the Summit

Each year, YWCA Madison hosts a Racial Justice Summit that brings together community stakeholders to work on eliminating barriers that foster racism in our community. The Summit focuses on institutional racism and involves nationally-known keynote speakers and researchers, as well as local experts and advocates. Through an environment that encourages learning from and supporting each other in our common goals, the Summit provides a platform for action planning and community dialogue. We invite organizations to demonstrate their commitment to racial equity through various sponsorship opportunities.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION SOON.

Oct
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Racial Justice Summit
Oct 16 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Racial Justice Summit

About the Summit

Each year, YWCA Madison hosts a Racial Justice Summit that brings together community stakeholders to work on eliminating barriers that foster racism in our community. The Summit focuses on institutional racism and involves nationally-known keynote speakers and researchers, as well as local experts and advocates. Through an environment that encourages learning from and supporting each other in our common goals, the Summit provides a platform for action planning and community dialogue. We invite organizations to demonstrate their commitment to racial equity through various sponsorship opportunities.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION SOON.