Stand Against Racism: Mental Health Matters

Stand Against Racism: Mental Health Matters

Summary
An in-depth conversation on mental health through the lens of race and social justice with Dr. Ben Danielson.
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We envision a community with equity and social justice for all people and on April 26, we join together with our sister YWCA's and thousands of people across the country to take a stand against racism.

You're invited to an in-depth conversation on mental health through the lens of race and social justice at the 9th Annual Stand Against Racism, hosted by the People of Color Executive Council (POCEC) for YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish. 

This event is free, but space is limited. Register today!

Stand Against Racism 2019: Mental Health Matters

Friday, April 26 | Noon – 1:30 p.m. | Seattle Central Library

 


Our Speakers

Featured speaker Doctor Ben Danielson

Dr. Ben Danielson

Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, Medical Director

Panelist Sheila Capestany

Sheila Capestany, MSW/MPH

King County’s Best Starts for Kids Initiative, Strategic Advisor

Panelist Doctor Debra Sullivan

Dr. Debra Sullivan

Ashé Preparatory Academy, Founder

 


To learn more about this topic, read a wrap-up from last year's event.

Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. This community education program is one part of our larger national strategy to fulfill our mission of eliminating racism.

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Seattle Central Library

1000 4th Ave
Microsoft Auditorium
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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8:00 pm
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How YWCA Stands Against Racism

May 8, 2019 Blog Post
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Seattle Central Library

1000 4th Ave
Microsoft Auditorium
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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