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Real Reads Book Discussions of The Color of Law
Sep 1 – Nov 30 all-day

YWCA Real Reads series provides free community conversations exploring the effects of interpersonal and structural racism on our culture and society. Our experienced facilitators will bring the discussion to your group in either a virtual or in-person event. Two-hour discussions of Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law are available Monday through Friday throughout the months of September, October and November.

Rothstein’s book explores how federal, state & local housing policies mandated segregation & undermined the ability of Black families to own homes & build wealth.

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2021 Racial Justice Virtual Breakfast
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Join us for the 21st annual Racial Justice Breakfast. This event was created to promote our mission to Eliminate Racism and create a safe space where participants can confront racism. Attendees will experience meaningful dialogue about racism’s personal and community-wide effects and hear from this year’s keynote speaker, Richard Rothstein. Rothstein is a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute and a Senior Fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He is the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. 

This event will be held virtually. We are currently accepting partnerships to support this event. Individual tickets are also available.

0.75 CLE Credit hours available.

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Real Reads Book Discussions of Caste
Feb 1 – Mar 30 all-day

YWCA Real Reads series provides free community conversations exploring the effects of interpersonal and structural racism on our culture and society. Our experienced facilitators will bring the discussion to your group in either a virtual or in-person event. Two-hour discussions of Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste are available Monday through Friday throughout the months of February, March and April.

Wilkerson’s book examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.