For race and social justice work, the terms "ally" and "accomplice" are often used to describe those who come from places of privilege and their relationship to marginalized groups and individuals. In order to move your race and social justice work from theory to action, it's important to realize that these terms are not interchangeable.
November 13-19 marks Transgender Awareness Week, a time for celebration, education, and activism. The week culminates with November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance, a time to memorialize transgender homicide victims and commit to action.
Meet Rafael Grijalva, YWCA Board Member and GenRising Committee Member. Read on to learn why YWCA's mission matters to him, as well as how you can get involved with GenRising, YWCA's diverse group of professionals under the age of 45.