Celebrate gender and racial equity with YWCA Central Alabama on May 4—details here


2021 Inaugural Class of YW Allies 5 12 2021 Celebrate gender and racial equity with YWCA Central Alabama on May 4—details here
The mighty men of 2021. (YWCA Central Alabama)

YWCA Central Alabama is celebrating men who have advocated within their companies and communities for gender and racial equity on Wednesday, May 4 from 6-8PM at Avondale Brewing Company. Keep reading to learn how you can join in on the fun!

Event Details

2021 Inaugural YW Allies event7 Celebrate gender and racial equity with YWCA Central Alabama on May 4—details here
2021 Allies event (YWCA Central Alabama)

This fundraising event is a great way to get out and enjoy the season’s weather. Here’s everything you need to know:

  • What: A night of celebrating men who advocate for gender and racial equity with delicious food, engaging entertainment, light networking and spirited competition.
  • When: Wednesday, May 4, 2022
  • Time: 6-8PM
  • Location: Avondale Brewing Company
  • Price: YWCA asks attendees to please make a donation to one of the Allies’ campaigns. Meal tickets are also available for $15!

Making moves for women, families and our community

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Getting it done at the YWCA Family Resource CenterPhoto (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

We’re all about supporting boss women at Bham Now. YWCA Central Alabama works every day to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Here are some of the ways they promote social justice in Birmingham and beyond:

There are endless ways that the YWCA is getting out there and advancing the lives of women, children and families in the community. Learn how you can be a part of it here!

Honoring the allies

men being honored ay the YWCA Allies event
What a group! (YWCA Central Alabama)

In order to work towards YWCA Central Alabama’s vision of a community in which racism is eliminated and women are empowered, we need partners like our YW Allies to join the fight.

“These nominees were selected for their commitment to gender and racial equity – the heart and soul of YWCA Central Alabama’s mission. We know that in order to realize equitable workplaces and communities for women and people of color, it will take all of us. We are all in this together!”

Dr. LaRhonda Magras, CEO, YWCA Central Alabama

Without further ado, let us introduce you to the 2022 YW Allies being honored on Wednesday, May 4:

  • Josh Vasa, Director of Operations, Blight Free Birmingham
  • Sam Todd, Director of Business Development and Corporate Governance, Vulcan Materials

Register to celebrate these fantastic men at Avondale Brewing Company on Wednesday, May 4 at 6PM. Don’t forget to donate to your favorite ally’s campaign!

Join the party

Avondale brewing company
Don’t miss out on this! (YWCA Central Alabama)

While we have seen a huge amount of progress around women’s issues through recent years, we know there is still work to be done—and when men are willing to stand up and be ALLIES, the race to gender and racial equity is sure to be won.

Register now and mark your calendars for May 4th! The 2022 YWCA Allies event is sure to be a good time. What’s better than celebrating an awesome group of men while hanging out and eating some delicious food?

Want to learn more about YWCA Central Alabama? Visit their website to get involved with more events like this one!

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