Racial Justice

The Elimination of Racism

YWCA supports policies that contribute to the elimination of racism.  This includes but is not limited to policies that eliminate racial profiling, increase immigrant rights, retain and strengthen affirmative action, reduce hate crimes and result in increased education on racism and its elimination.

Affirmative Action

YWCA supports the maintenance and strengthening of affirmative action laws to protect people from discrimination on the basis of race and gender.

Stand Against Racism

YWCA of Youngstown seeks to bring people together across communities for one common goal — the elimination of racism  —and we ask you to please make your voice heard by joining our annual Stand Against Racism.