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Continuing the Challenge – Shecession

Monday, January 25, 2021

INTRODUCTION: Congratulations, you’ve finished the 21 Day Challenge! Thank you for participating and making this experience so enriching. We hope you learned something new and deepened your commitment to dismantling racism wherever it shows up in your daily life. Although this session of the Challenge has come to an end, the conversation continues and the… Continue Reading Continuing the Challenge – Shecession

“We’ll still be here doing the work even when the hashtags fade.” – YWCA of Asheville

Friday, November 13, 2020

Local nonprofits stand firm in the fight for racial justice Mountain Xpress  (November 12, 2020, by Thomas Calder) — For many local nonprofits that advocate for racial justice, the May 25 killing of George Floyd marked the start of a new phase. The Racial Justice Coalition, for example, experienced a spike in donations amid the… Continue Reading “We’ll still be here doing the work even when the hashtags fade.” – YWCA of Asheville

Bracing for a Shecession: the onset of our nation’s first female led recession

Sunday, November 1, 2020

ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES (November 1, 2020) — Fueled by disappearing service-sector jobs and a lack of child care options, our nation is experiencing the onset of our first female-led recession– more appropriately, a “Shecession.”  At the same time, women— who are the majority of essential workers— have been pushed to the frontlines of the pandemic without sufficient… Continue Reading Bracing for a Shecession: the onset of our nation’s first female led recession