Stand Against Racism 2021: Addressing Racism As A Public Health Crisis

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This year, YWCA Spokane’s courageous conversation will align with YWCA USA’s national theme – From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis.

What: YWCA Spokane’s Annual Stand Against Racism
When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 5:30pm – 7:00pm
5:30pm – 6:00pm Celebrate Local Artists
6:00pm – 7:00pm Panel Discussion
Where: Virtual event, link to access will be provided the day before the event.
Cost: Free and open to the public (registration required)
Questions: | 509.789.9304
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The event will begin at 5:30pm with performance by local artists of color before moving into the panel discussion. The evening will be co-hosted by Dr. Shari Clarke (Vice President for Diversity and Senior Diversity Officer for EWU) and Nicole Jenkins-Rosenkrantz (Director of Community Relations & Partnerships for School District 81 and Co-Chair of YWCA Spokane’s Racial and Social Justice Committee).

Malisea (Lisa) Gardner (Communications Director for Spokane City Council) will moderate the discussion with our panelists Lydia Guy-Ortiz (Health Equity & HIV Community Services Manager for the Department of Health) and Dr. Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong (Assistant Professor at WSU College of Nursing).