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Apr
25
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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
21
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Deep Diversity® Institute
May 21 @ 9:30 pm – May 23 @ 4:30 pm

Leadership Skills for Inclusive Schools and Workplaces

YWCA Madison in collaboration with the Social Innovation and Sustainability Leadership Program (SISL) at Edgewood College is thrilled to co-organize this opportunity for transformational learning and capacity building for any organization committed to deepening the practice of inclusion and equity in the workplace.

Course Dates: May 21, 22, & 23, 2019

2-Day Institute with Optional 3rd Day Facilitator Lab

The Deep Diversity® training skillfully integrates the latest research from neuroscience, psychology, prejudice reduction, organizational development and mindfulness with proven practices for sustaining organizational performance. This unique professional development opportunity is experiential and holistic, a challenging yet non-threatening approach to tackling issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity.

This award-winning training process will develop key leadership knowledge and skills to support workplace inclusion and equity, as outlined in Shakil Choudhury’s book, Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them.

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Click the “tickets” button near the top to register for this event.
Note for registration:
 Select option SUSTAIN-12-SP18-1 for the 2-day Institute and add option SUSTAIN-12-SP18-2 if you are also registering for the 3rd day of Facilitation Lab.

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Social Innovation & Sustainability Leadership LogoYWCA Madison Logo

May
22
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Deep Diversity® Institute
May 22 @ 9:30 pm – May 24 @ 4:30 pm

Leadership Skills for Inclusive Schools and Workplaces

YWCA Madison in collaboration with the Social Innovation and Sustainability Leadership Program (SISL) at Edgewood College is thrilled to co-organize this opportunity for transformational learning and capacity building for any organization committed to deepening the practice of inclusion and equity in the workplace.

Course Dates: May 21, 22, & 23, 2019

2-Day Institute with Optional 3rd Day Facilitator Lab

The Deep Diversity® training skillfully integrates the latest research from neuroscience, psychology, prejudice reduction, organizational development and mindfulness with proven practices for sustaining organizational performance. This unique professional development opportunity is experiential and holistic, a challenging yet non-threatening approach to tackling issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity.

This award-winning training process will develop key leadership knowledge and skills to support workplace inclusion and equity, as outlined in Shakil Choudhury’s book, Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them.

learn More

Click the “tickets” button near the top to register for this event.
Note for registration:
 Select option SUSTAIN-12-SP18-1 for the 2-day Institute and add option SUSTAIN-12-SP18-2 if you are also registering for the 3rd day of Facilitation Lab.

Co-Organizers
Social Innovation & Sustainability Leadership LogoYWCA Madison Logo

May
23
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Deep Diversity® Institute
May 23 @ 9:30 pm – May 25 @ 4:30 pm

Leadership Skills for Inclusive Schools and Workplaces

YWCA Madison in collaboration with the Social Innovation and Sustainability Leadership Program (SISL) at Edgewood College is thrilled to co-organize this opportunity for transformational learning and capacity building for any organization committed to deepening the practice of inclusion and equity in the workplace.

Course Dates: May 21, 22, & 23, 2019

2-Day Institute with Optional 3rd Day Facilitator Lab

The Deep Diversity® training skillfully integrates the latest research from neuroscience, psychology, prejudice reduction, organizational development and mindfulness with proven practices for sustaining organizational performance. This unique professional development opportunity is experiential and holistic, a challenging yet non-threatening approach to tackling issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity.

This award-winning training process will develop key leadership knowledge and skills to support workplace inclusion and equity, as outlined in Shakil Choudhury’s book, Deep Diversity: Overcoming Us vs. Them.

learn More

Click the “tickets” button near the top to register for this event.
Note for registration:
 Select option SUSTAIN-12-SP18-1 for the 2-day Institute and add option SUSTAIN-12-SP18-2 if you are also registering for the 3rd day of Facilitation Lab.

Co-Organizers
Social Innovation & Sustainability Leadership LogoYWCA Madison Logo

May
30
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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 Thursday, May 30, 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
15
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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
16
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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.