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Doing the Internal Work – Together

Monday, August 16, 2021

This past August, we, the YWCA of Asheville and WNC dedicated ourselves to an all-staff professional development week. This was an important time to connect with our needs as individuals, recommit and reaffirm our work in the community, and most importantly, center ourselves as a team.  We are grateful for our program partners at Light… Continue Reading Doing the Internal Work – Together

AAPI Solidarity Conversation – Racism Hurts Everyone

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Racism hurts everyone! Watch the recording of our conversation between the YWCA of Asheville and our siblings at Our Voice. During the discussion, we navigated some of the intersections that create the current landscape of hate towards the AAPI community.  

Continuing the Challenge – Violence Against the AAPI Community Is Not the Exception, It Is The Norm

Friday, March 26, 2021

  Violence Against the AAPI Community Is Not the Exception, It Is The Norm We’ve just concluded our March 21 Day Challenge on Racial Equity and Social Justice. The conversation continues with this continuing the challenge because the work is not over! As we see markers like continued anti-Asian racism and the coddling and rationalizing… Continue Reading Continuing the Challenge – Violence Against the AAPI Community Is Not the Exception, It Is The Norm