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Anytown Alabama and Growth Beyond Camp

June 13, 2013

Hope Lloyd is a rising senior at Birmingham-Southern College (BSC). She was selected to participate in BSC's Hess Fellows Program - a program that pairs students with nonprofit organizations dedicated to advocacy.  Hope was an adviser at Anytown Alabama 2013 and is serving at the YWCA this summer.

Anytown Alabama and Privilege

June 7, 2013

On Wednesday, Anytown delegates learned about privilege and how it affects lives even when people are unaware of it. The Privilege Walk activity was introduced to delegates to illustrate privilege. To see the Privilege Walk activity in action, check out the video below. 

Anytown Alabama and The Cycle of Socialization

June 4, 2013

The YWCA Central Alabama has two overarching pieces to its mission: eliminating racism and empowering women. When reflecting on eliminating racism in the digital age, we decided to blog about social justice issues in our community and the ways that our community is responding. This week, we’re kicking off our blog by focusing on a YWCA program.