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March 13, 2020

YWCA Central Alabama’s observance of the 14th annual Stand Against Racism includes a21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challengeand an April 24 luncheon featuring Anthony Ray Hintonwho spent 30 years on death row for crimes he did not commit.



March 2-30 (Can participate at any time during that period) – 21-DAY RACIAL EQUITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE CHALLENGE. Participants are prompted daily with challenges such as reading an article, listening to a podcast, reflecting on personal experiences and more. Participation in an activity like this helps us discover how racial and social injustices impact our community, motivates us to connect with one another, and inspires us to identify ways to dismantle racism and other forms of discrimination. Sign Up
CANCELED! – Hear Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent 30 years on Alabama’s death row for crimes he did not commit.  Hinton travels the world sharing his extraordinary journey through the traumas of imprisonment, the loss of freedom, and the power of hope. His remarkable story highlights how race, poverty, and a flawed legal system condemned an innocent man.  (Hinton’s bestseller, The Sun Does Shinewas selected by Oprah for her Summer 2018 Book Club.) Come join us for lunch and a speaker you will never forget. All are welcome, but reservations are required. Box lunches are provided. A $10 donation for lunch is suggested, payable at the event.