Category Archives: Eliminate Racism

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.

Reflection on AAPI March and Vigil

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.”

How Bias Shows Up in Hiring Practices

April 22, 2021

If you were asked if you are biased in your companies HR practices, you may adamantly respond, “Of course not!” But what if you were being biases without really knowing it?

Derek Chauvin is Convicted in George Floyd’s Murder

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 for Meals

March 15, 2021

March for Meals Celebrates Senior Nutrition Programs by Kathy Saunders, YWCA Senior Center Director The March for Meals campaign is... Learn More

The Short Sidedness of “If You Can Dream It, You Can Achieve It”

February 9, 2021

It’s January which means that our social feeds and news stories turn to mentions of New Year, New You and... Learn More

Your Hard Work Will Pay Off…Except When It Doesn’t

January 25, 2021

It’s January which means that our social feeds and news stories turn to mentions of New Year, New You and... Learn More

The Privilege of “Life Doesn’t Give You What You Can’t Handle”

January 20, 2021

It’s January which means that our social feeds and news stories turn to mentions of New Year, New You and... Learn More

The Misconception of “Follow Your Bliss”

January 20, 2021

It’s January which means that our social feeds and news stories turn to mentions of New Year, New You and... Learn More

The Cringe Worthiness of “Everything Happens for a Reason”

January 12, 2021

It’s January which means that our social feeds and news stories turn to mentions of New Year, New You and... Learn More

The Myth of “Dreaming Big”

January 5, 2021

It’s January which means that our social feeds and news stories turn to mentions of New Year, New You and... Learn More