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The YWCA of the Greater Capital Region holding 21-day Racial Equity Challenge



Every day through June 24, the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region will be holding the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge on their Facebook page. By engaging with the content they provide each day, you can help change the way in which you think about racial justice.

As an organization with a mission of eliminating racism, the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region believes we must all do our part to promote and achieve racial equality. We MUST take a stand. We must unite in our vision of a community with peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

We invite you to take a stand in solidarity against racism in your community here in the Capital Region and beyond. Today and every day.

To be "not racist," is simply not enough. We must be anti-racist. Join us by following along on our Facebook page here.

Follow YWCA-GCR on Facebook and join our 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge. By engaging with the content we provide each day through June 24, you can help change the way in which you think about racial justice.

Martin A. Schmidt, ’81 Ph.D., has been named the 19th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) by the Rensselaer Board of Trustees. Dr. Schmidt, currently Provost at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will assume office at the nation’s oldest and one of the world’s most renowned technological research universities on July…
Catholic Central School Set to Open in Fall 2022   In a move designed to strengthen the future of Catholic education in the Capital Region, the Albany Diocesan School Board (ADSB), under the leadership of Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, today announced it will create a new school in Latham that will allow for a continuum of Catholic education…
Read the full articles from The Times Union and The Daily Gazette SARATOGA SPRINGS — About 4,900 part-time and full-time Stewart's Shops employees got a hefty "thank you" this week — bonuses that in some cases are equal to a week's worth of pay. The employees, or "partners," received the week-sized checks, while those who started after September…
Dec
09
Jump-start your holiday season, get connected, develop leads and build relationships at this fast-paced networking event. This event is one of our most…
Details: Check-in and Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Networking 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Jan
13
Thinking about taking a leap into the legal cannabis in New York State? Our panel of experts will discuss the current landscape of this emerging industry…
Lively panel discussion with Q&A
Jan
27
Join the Chamber at the 2022 State of the County Luncheon and learn what's ahead for Rensselaer County and the business community in the new year. …
Check-in and Lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by the County Executive's address at 12 p.m.