Racial Justice

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Dr. King Holiday Celebration

Join YWCA Bethlehem and Bethlehem NAACP in honoring the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. each January.

Stand Against Racism

YWCA Bethlehem proudly supports YWCA’ USA’s annual racial justice awareness and advocacy campaign by hosting anti-racism events each April. Take the Stand Against Racism Pledge at www.standagainstracism.org.

Diversity Reading Circles

It’s never too soon to learn about equality and social justice.  YWCA Bethlehem hosts book readings and literacy activities for children in grades K-5.

Youth Study Circles

Study circles create a safe space for young people to share stories, experiences and thoughts about racism. Teens listen to each other and to consider individual and collective actions to improve race relations.

Civil rights are civil rights. There are no persons who are not entitled to their civil rights… We have to recognize that we have a long way to go, but we have to go that way together.