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YW Wednesday Action Conversations

On the third Wednesday of every month, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh’s Center for Race and Gender Equity presents YW Wednesday Action Conversation on Race, a panel discussion dedicated to racial justice. Featuring local experts and leaders in fields such as equity and diversity, policy change, and advocacy, YW Wednesdays are designed to build community and create change.

Upcoming themes include:

August 19th, 12pm Housing Access and Stability
September 16th, 12pm Voter Empowerment
October 14th, 12pm Health Access and Equity (focus on Breast Cancer Awareness)
November 18th, 12pm TBD
December 16th, 12pm TBD


Participants can register for upcoming YW Wednesdays at Zoom or join us through Facebook Live. Scroll down to view our most recent Action Conversation or link to our YouTube page. Click the link below to join us for upcoming Conversations.


Are you interested in participating as a panelist or do you have a topic idea for a YW Wednesday Action Conversation? Contact Barbara Johnson at bjohnson@ywcapgh.org.

Would you like to sponsor a YW Wednesdays Action Conversation? Contact Ginny Giles at ggiles@ywcapgh.org. Thank you to our 2020 sponsors, PNC Bank and Pineapple Payments!

Action Conversation July 15, 2020: Participating in Local Government

Featuring Braddock Mayor Chardae Jones and Mon Valley activist Fawn Walker Montgomery.

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