44th Annual Commemorative MLK Day March
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am
44th Annual Commemorative MLK Day March @ National Underground Railroad Freedom Center | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States

YWCA Greater Cincinnati is honored to join the 44th Annual Commemorative MLK Day March on Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 10:30 am. We will be meeting in front of the Freedom Center at 10:15. Please look for our banner and walk alongside us!

Racial Justice Breakfast
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Racial Justice Breakfast @ Music Hall | Cincinnati | Ohio | United States

The Annual Racial Justice Breakfast was established in 2001 to promote the YWCA’s mission to eliminate racism and create a safe space where participants can confront racism. Attendees experience meaningful dialogue about racism’s personal and community-wide effects and hear from keynote speakers who have had a national impact on landmark civil rights cases.

This year’s theme is “Hate Crimes & Police/Community Relations” and will feature keynote speaker Roy Austin, Former Deputy Assistant to the President & Director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs Justice & Opportunity.

Racial Justice Awards will be given to Chip Harrod & Iris Roley.

1.25 hours CLE Credits available

Career Women of Achievement Luncheon
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Career Women of Achievement Luncheon @ Duke Energy Convention Center

The YWCA Career Women of Achievement Luncheon was established in 1980 to increase community awareness and appreciation of the diverse contributions of women in the work force and in the community. The luncheon has evolved into the YWCA’s largest fundraising event, sponsored by 150 companies and organizations each year, with an attendance of over 2,200. All proceeds directly benefit YWCA programs, supporting its mission to eliminate racism and empower women.

Upwards of 75 women are nominated to be Career Women of Achievement each year. An independent panel of 5 community leaders selects women who exemplify personal career success, dynamic leadership qualities and the unique ability to serve as role models. Former honorees include artists, physicians, educators, executives, politicians, lawyers, human service workers, entrepreneurs, and law enforcement officers.