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Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Friday, February 26, 2021

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month during the month of February is pivotal. This month is a time for us to educate and spread awareness that Teen Dating Violence exists within our communities. This month-long awareness and prevention focuses on advocacy and education to stop dating abuse before it starts. Teen Dating Violence Awareness… Continue Reading Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

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YWCA-MC Celebrates Black History Month

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

YWCA-MC celebrates Black History month in several tangible ways. By recognizing ahcievements of African-Americans in the United States, working on our Stand Against Racism campaign as well as continuing to promote the “Until Justice Just Is” YWCA national advocacy effort. History of Black History Month Black History month first began in 1915 after the abolishment… Continue Reading YWCA-MC Celebrates Black History Month

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Ending Systemic Racism Requires Changes to History Class

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Ending systemic racism takes a systemic approach by targeting education. Students are making history by creating changes to the US History curriculum in Denver Public Schools. Last year, a group of high school students, young women of color at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College, explored the National Museum of African American History and… Continue Reading Ending Systemic Racism Requires Changes to History Class

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