Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day: October 11, 2021

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Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day: October 11, 2021

Monday, October 11, 2021

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday that honors the histories, cultures, contributions, and resilience of contemporary Native peoples in the face of historical and contemporary oppression. This holiday received extra attention this year because of President Biden’s proclamation, the first U.S. president to issue such official recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day (WIBW). Unfortunately, there… Continue Reading Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day: October 11, 2021

YWCA Northeast Kansas and Community Action Partner to Hire Racial Justice and Advocacy Director

Friday, October 8, 2021

YWCA Northeast Kansas and Community Action are proud to announce and welcome Regina Platt as their Racial Justice and Advocacy Director. This newly created position is a result of the agencies’ desires to address racial justice in a collaborative way that maximizes resources.  The project follows the YWCA’s successful 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice… Continue Reading YWCA Northeast Kansas and Community Action Partner to Hire Racial Justice and Advocacy Director

From Reckoning to Resolution: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Friday, October 1, 2021

CONTENT WARNING  The following content includes information on domestic and dating violence, which may be triggering for some readers. Please take care of yourself as you read and engage in this information. For immediate assistance, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.SAFE (7233).  OCTOBER IS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH YWCA makes up the largest network of domestic… Continue Reading From Reckoning to Resolution: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month