My Generation Blog
Bloggers from across generations bring their unique perspective on issues facing women and people of color. Use the index to find blog posts that cover various topics related to eliminating racism and empowering women, and download copies of our e-newsletters.
May 18, 2021
Join us this Thursday for the next chapter in our ongoing conversation addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis. In this interactive and participatory Theatre of the Oppressed experience, performers and audience will collectively examine systems of oppression that keep women and people of color marginalized.
May 3, 2021
After learning about the event from my YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix colleagues, on Saturday, March 27th, I walked among hundreds of Arizonans who attended the Anti-Asian Violence March and Vigil in Mesa. As the crowd moved along the route, support came from honking horns of the cars along Dobson Road. An event organizer led the crowd’s chant, “Racism is a virus. You will not divide us.”
April 20, 2021
April 20, 2021 - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was just convicted of the 2020 murder of George Floyd. Today proved that the blatant disregard of Black lives and people of color will no longer be tolerated.
March 1, 2021
Yesterday President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were inaugurated as the 46th president and 49th vice president of the United States. Their inauguration ended an election season that brought out some of the ugliest depictions of racism in our nation’s recent history.