Take a Stand Against Racism on April 25!

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Take a Stand Against Racism on April 25!

By Katie Stanton
YWCA USA Social Media Manager

Eliminating racism is at the center of the YWCA’s mission. That’s why each year local associations participate in Stand Against Racism, a campaign and ongoing public conversation about race and equality. On April 25, the YWCA USA will support our local associations and their activities to unite to Stand Against Racism.

Get involved! Participate in YWCA USA’s Stand Against Racism blog carnival.
This year, we want to know: How are the lives of women impacted by racism?

The YWCA USA will collect the blog posts and publish them throughout the day on April 25, the official day to take a Stand Against Racism. We will share the posts on Twitter using the hashtag #standagainstracism, and we welcome you to share on Twitter, too!

How to Submit Your Post:

Please email your submission answering our prompt to kstanton@ywca.org by Wednesday, April 23, at 5 p.m. Your submission should include the following:

  • The blog post author’s name and title
  • The link to the blog post OR the blog post in a Word document
  • Any photos or links to video that you would like to include
  • You or your organization’s Twitter handle (if you have one)
  • Please add the following language and logo to the end of your post:

Stand Against Racism logoThis post is part of the YWCA Stand Against Racism blog carnival – we invite you to join the dialogue! Post your comment below, share your story and follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #StandAgainstRacism.


Racial justice is an integral and defining part of the work of the YWCA. Stand Against Racism is a signature event that furthers our mission to eliminate racism and empower women across the country. We hope you will join our campaign this year!

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