Cultural Diversity Community Outreach

racial justiceWe:

  • Advocate for people who are facing discrimination and prejudice
  • Conduct Cultural Awareness Workshops
  • Provide culturally specific education, information and referrals
  • Provide community outreach in Ohio Valley


Current Programs:

The 2014 Project on Racism Essay Contest: is open to any student in grades 1—12 attending public, private, parochial, or home school in the State of West Virginia; or any student under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in the State of West Virginia.  The student does NOT have to be a U.S. citizen.

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Stand Against Racism – is a movement of the YWCA that aims to
eliminate racism by raising awareness through its annual event which takes place the last Friday of each April. We address the root cause of racism and encourage conversations across diverse communities in the USA.

STOP – Ohio, Marshall, and Wetzel Counties – (STOP Violence Against Women Program) encourages governmental and nongovernmental agencies to restructure and strengthen the criminal justice system response to be proactive in dealing with the problem of violence against women.

Rita Gupta, Director



Reflecting on the Dream: Events Planned for Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

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