Racial & Social Justice

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Racial & Social Justice

YWCA Delaware does the work of racial and social justice through a variety of programming focused on awakening individuals and communities and helping them to develop the awareness, willingness and tools to drive change in themselves and the institutions we all share.

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Antiracist Programming to Eliminate Racism

YWCA Delaware’s Racial & Social Justice program strives to transform communities by changing consciousness, promoting inclusion and solidarity, and cultivating skills in individuals to advocate for justice and inspire a movement.

DTA Programs: Book Study Community Groups | Conversations About Race | Stand Against Racism | Educational forums and discussions


DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSIONDiversity, Equity & Inclusion Programming

YWCA Delaware’ Racial & Social Justice program strives to help our communities to develop diversity, equity and inclusion perspectives and practices to break through institutional patterns that lead to injustice.

DE & I Programs: On the Menu | Transforming White Privilege: A 21st Century Leadership Capacity | NarrateHER Traveling Exhibit  | Local Emergency Action & Response Networks


MLK 4 YOUTHMLK VOICE 4 YOUTH CONTEST

Finals, January 172021  2 pm, The baby grand, 818 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
In honor of  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., YWCA Delaware, in partnership with Christ Church, celebrates his legacy by conducting a communication contest for high school students to encourage youth to reflect on his life and mission within the context of their lives and the communities in which they live through the creative use of speech, poetry and rap.

2020 Contest Winners | 2021 Contest Details | Register to View the 2021 Contest Finals!


ANTIRACIST RESOURCESKendi Book

Our resource list of books, articles, movies, documentaries and podcasts will start or deepen your understanding of race, racism, and antiracism in the United States.

Resource List