YWCA joins others in campaign

Submitted photoThe Stand Against Racism pledge banner will travel to community businesses, colleges, churches and organizations. Members of the YWCA Racial Justice committee and YWCA members are pictured showing their support for the elimination of racism.

CLINTON — The YWCA is joining communities nationwide in the Stand Against Racism campaign for the month of April. 

A pledge display and banner are being hosted by various businesses, colleges, churches and organizations throughout Clinton for a day in April to offer community members the opportunity to sign the pledge and take an active role to ending racism. The calendar of hosts can be found on the YWCA website at www.ywcaclinton.org

The YWCA will take a Stand Against Racism in unison with others throughout the country. YWCAs on April 23 will join in a National Day of Action to urge Congress to pass the End Racial Profiling Act. From April 23 through 26, more than 300,000 people are expected to participate in a range of locally organized events involving public policy advocacy, community education and trainings.

For more details, or to look up a participating site, visit www.StandAgainstRacism.org. For local information, visit www.ywcaclinton.org or contact the YWCA in Clinton at 242-2110.

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