For those who missed our December 2022 Anti-Racism and Whiteness workshop, we’re happy to announce that our second and final virtual session for the 2022-23 program year is now open for registration! Join us on Wednesday, January 25th from 2:00-4:30 PM AKST to learn more about the concepts of anti-racism and whiteness while starting deeper… Continue Reading Anti-Racism and Whiteness Workshop
As a variety of racial justice issues demand our attention, broader movements have shown that “racism” as a term cannot sufficiently describe the different types of discrimination and dehumanization that people of color face. In this conversation, we explore the terms “anti-Blackness” and “colorism” to better understand what these words mean, how they relate to… Continue Reading Community Conversation: Anti-Blackness & Colorism
Join us as we celebrate International Women's Day and open our offices for all to see! Everyone is invited to come by our space, grab some snacks, meet like minded community members, and find out what YWCA Alaska has in store for this year!
An opportunity for influential youth ages 14-18 to discuss important social justice issues relevant to them, with facilitated discussions about these topics by YWCA staff. Youth will learn more about change making initiatives in their area and network with their peers to inspire future collaboration and connection.
This event is designed to open a space for a conversation about inequalities around accessing wellness and healthcare services in Alaska as well as to look ahead to how we might make wellness in Alaska more accessible for all. After the conclusion of the panel discussing this topic, there will be a reception for attendees… Continue Reading Woven Together: Gender & Identity in Healthcare
Inspired by the game life. This interactive day will allow youth the opportunity of learning the different financial choices that come with adulting. They will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about insurance, bills, how to ready a pay stub, and have a better understanding of the importance of budgeting. At the… Continue Reading The Game Life: Youth Activity
We're so excited to bring you this interactive panel discussion on the balance of work, life, and finances. This parent's night is an opportunity to share how the balancing act plays a role in society, gender stereotypes, and monthly income and expenses. Let us learn the power of parents and how they choose to empower their families.
Join other members of the community as we discuss the complexities around book bans both here in Alaska and across the country.
More details coming soon!