21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge

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WHAT IS THE 21 DAY RACIAL EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE CHALLENGE?

The challenge is designed to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership.

You will be presented with challenges such as reading an article, listening to a podcast, reflecting on personal experience and more. Participation in an activity like this helps us to discover how racial injustice and social injustice impact our community, to connect with one another, and to identify ways to dismantle racism and other forms of discrimination. This is an exciting opportunity to dive deep into racial equity and social justice. We hope you will join us on this journey and we can’t wait to get started!

REGISTER FOR THE 2021 21-DAY CHALLENGE TODAY

We are excited to announce our inaugural 21-Day Challenge for Racial Equity and Social Justice will

 launch Monday, March 1st, and run Monday through Friday, ending on March 29th. We hope

 that you will go into this challenge with an open heart and an open mind, ready to be pushed out of your comfort zone. We know these discussions can be difficult and can bring up powerful emotions, but your commitment to increasing your awareness is what will help move our community forward. Register for the challenge today!

JOIN THE MOVEMENT.

YWCA Northeast Kansas is joining sister YWCAs across the country in hosting the 21-Day Challenge. Join fellow members of the greater Topeka community in furthering our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We have been doing this work for over 130 years.

Engage with other participants in the challenge by sharing your reflections on social media by joining the YWCA Northeast Kansas 21-Day Challenge Facebook Group.

WHAT INSPIRED YWCA’S 21 DAY CHALLENGE

The 21-Day Equity Challenge was created by Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. (#BlackMind) and co-developed with Debby Irving, and Dr. Marguerite Penick (#DiverseSolutions). The plan has been adopted by Organizations, Associations and Corporations all over the nation/world. Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. is the Director of the Privilege Institute in Green Bay, WI. Dr. Moore created the Challenge to not only help people better understand issues surrounding equity, inclusion, privilege, leadership and supremacy, but also to do so in a way that would build a habit of learning by stretching it over 21 days. We are excited to be offering you this 21-Day Challenge in partnership with Dr. Moore. As you engage in the various activities over the next 21 days, be sure to tag, comment, and follow the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge on Facebook.
JOIN THE CHALLENGE Organizations: Community Partner Info