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YWCA South Hampton Roads Appoints New CEO Michelle Ellis Young

Monday, April 26, 2021

NORFOLK, VA –YWCA South Hampton Roads (YWCA-SHR) Board of Directors has named Michelle Ellis Young as its new CEO, following an extensive national search. Michelle Ellis Young’s background as an executive director of non-profit organizations, humanitarian, and educator will further advance the mission of the organization. “We are thrilled to welcome Michelle as our new… Continue Reading YWCA South Hampton Roads Appoints New CEO Michelle Ellis Young

Earth Day & Environmental Racism – Be Anti-Racist in a Climate Changing World

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

During our 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge we took a deep dive into Environmental Racism. Today we’d like to shed some light on this rarely discussed topic. Below are some resources to help you learn about Environmental Racism, and we would like to kick things off with talking about what Environmental Justice is. What is environmental justice?  When we started… Continue Reading Earth Day & Environmental Racism – Be Anti-Racist in a Climate Changing World