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World Refugee Day

Thursday, June 17, 2021

June 20, 2021  YWCA South Hampton Roads is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. That means all people from all places. World Refugee Day works to raise awareness for the experiences of refugees world-wide. According to the World Economic Forum it is estimated that one in every 113 people on the… Continue Reading World Refugee Day

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Thursday, June 17, 2021

June 19, 2021  At YWCA South Hampton Roads, we imagine a world without violence. A world that sees women and all people they way we do: Equal, Powerful, Unstoppable. International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict occurs every June 19th to raise awareness for conflict-related violence and also honors victims and survivors of sexual violence globally.  Sexual… Continue Reading International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Juneteenth Resources

Monday, June 14, 2021

The Other Independence Day Why Juneteenth Should Finally be Celebrated as a National Holiday What it Means to Celebrate Juneteenth This Year Celebrating Juneteenth: America’s Second Independence Day Juneteenth: the “Other” Independence Day Freedom for Who? A Reflection on Juneteenth and the Fourth of July Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday This… Continue Reading Juneteenth Resources