Eliminating Racism & Celebrating the Richness of Diversity

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Join the YWCA to take a stand against racism — Eliminating Racism & Celebrating the Richness of Diversity.  Join the YWCA as we take a Stand Against Racism. The event takes place on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 8:30am – 10:30am at the Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY 10580. This event will feature a diverse panel of community leaders who will address the root causes of racism in an effort to encourage conversations across all cultures in Westchester County.   Panelists include: Rosa Boone, Deputy Commissioner, Westchester County Department of Social Services; Mark Fang, Executive Director, Westchester County Human Rights Commission; Millie Jasper, Executive Director, Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center; and Dr. Iris T. Pagan, Executive Director, Westchester County Youth Bureau. The Moderator is Julia Nesbitt, PHR, Director of Human Resources and Racial Justice Initiatives, YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester.   The Stand Against Racism™ is a movement of the YWCA with the goal of bringing people together from all walks of life – to raise awareness that racism still exists. The methodology of the Stand Against Racism™ is to bring together like-minded people who wish to share in our vision of eliminating racism and celebrating the richness of diversity.  The Stand Against Racism event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please email Julia Nesbitt at jnesbitt@ywcawpcw.org or call (914) 949-6227 x106. To learn more about the national initiative please visit www.StandAgainstRacism.org.