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Join us for our new inaugural event, YW Allies! This event honoring men in Central Alabama who have advocated for gender and/or racial equality in their company, community or with YWCA Central Alabama takes place on Wednesday, May 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Avondale Brewing Company.
The inaugural 10 YW Allies are:
- Mayor Randall Woodfin – Honorary Ally
- Deon Gordon, President, TechBirmingham
- Joe Hampton, President, AL, Gulf Coast and MS, Spire
- Dr. Anthony C. Hood, EVP | Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Iberia Bank
- Robert Kelly, CEO, Kelly Construction
- Philippe Lathrop, VP, Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch
- Marcus Maples, Attorney, Baker Donelson
- Jeh Jeh Pruitt, Reporter, Fox 6 WBRC
- Paul Shunnarah, Founder, Gauntlet Fitness, Elite Nutrition and Fit Five Meals
- Jamie Waters, Project Engineer, Alabama Power Company
In order for YWCA Central Alabama’s vision of a community in which racism is eliminated and women are empowered to truly come to life, we need partners like our YW Allies to join us in this fight. To learn more about the Allies and to attend the event, please visit allies.swell.gives. Saw’s BBQ will be catering and a cash bar will be available. A $10 minimum donation to a YW Ally’s campaign is requested.