YWCA of Syracuse-Onondaga County Stand Against Racism Week 1st Annual Walk Against Racism

The walk is being planned and organized by the YWCA in collaboration with Syracuse University students along with different companies and community members including Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, Center State CEO, National Grid, Greater Syracuse H.O.P.E., Pathfinder Bank, the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County representatives and others.

Guests include Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul and County Executive Ryan McMahon among walkers; participants will be greeted by Mayor Ben Walsh.

1st Annual Stand Against Racism Walk

  • The Walk begins on April 23rd, 2019 at 12:00 pm (noon) and sets off from the YWCA’s main office located at 401 Douglas St.
  • The Walk will end at 12:25pm at the steps of the City Hall.
  • From 12:30 to 1pm, there will be a “call for action” ceremony and joint proclamation from the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County naming the week of April 23rd to the 30th Stand Against Racism Week.

For more information Please call (315) 424-0040 or check out their Facebook event page to stay up-to-date on all the latest details.

YWCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County, Inc. is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen our community. YWCA Association Name is part of an international movement serving over 2 million in the United States and 25 million worldwide.

For comprehensive information about this important work, go to: www.ywca-syracuse.org and www.ywca.org.

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