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Racial Justice Awards Luncheon

Omni William Penn
November 22, 2019
11:30 am

Each year, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh honors remarkable individuals and groups who have demonstrated their commitment to eliminating racism and bringing equity to Greater Pittsburgh's communities. Their efforts stand as markers of change and examples of leadership for others to follow. Follow the link below to meet our Awardees for 2019!

Meet the Awardees


This year, we welcome WPXI's Erin Clarke as Mistress of Ceremonies. Erin is an award-winning reporter who hails from New York City but spent her childhood summers and holidays visiting family in Pittsburgh. Currently a WPXI-TV presenter, Ms. Clarke has worked throughout the state of New York, most recently at NY1 News in New York City where she covered Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, the 2015 visit of Pope Francis, and several high-profile murders of NYPD officers.

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Did you know?

According to the Center for Disease Control, African American women are over three times more likely to be murdered with a gun than white women.

Read more about YWCA's position on gun violence.


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