Dorothy Height was a leader in addressing the rights of both women and African Americans as the president of the National Council of Negro Women. One of Height's major accomplishments was at the YWCA USA where she directed the integration of all of its centers in 1946 and established its Center for Racial Justice in 1965. Join our interactive, insightful social justice club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects.
The Dorothy Height Social Justice Club will host virtual sessions every month.
Lancaster Public Library is a proud co-host of the Dorothy Height Social Justice Club
To keep everyone safe…we will be going virtual – via Zoom
Our next session is set for October 21 at 6:00 p.m. and we will be joined by Damary Rodriguez, Language Access Coordinator at PCAR.
This episode, we will learn about the connection between anti-Blackness and sexual violence. Dismantling anti-Blackness in our ourselves, our workplaces, and our communities is a key part of preventing sexual violence, providing services that are culturally humble for survivors, and supporting Black staff within our own organizations. A transcript of the show can be found here
PA Centered, a podcast designed to help listeners be a part of the solution to end sexual harassment, abuse, and assault. Each episode, we will take on a topic or current event to help spark conversation and break down barriers to building communities free from sexual violence.
This event is part of YWCA USA’s yearly Week Without Violence