We Wear Black

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The Y’s African American Resource Network (AARN) cast a vision in 2020, as a response to the societal awakening to systemic racism, imploring all Ys to become anti-racist, multicultural organizations that intentionally lead and boldly model diverse and inclusive cultures that impact and strengthen the foundations of our communities. 

The AARN acknowledges the history of racism in the US which permeates every system including our organization. We acknowledge that in order to dismantle these systems of oppression we must work in solidarity against all forms of social inequality and oppression. 

We invite you and your Y to join us for We Wear Black on Feb 26, to take a stand against injustice and racism in all forms.

We Wear Black to bring awareness to systemic racism and oppression of black people in the United States and around the globe. Join us. Take a stand. #WeWearBlack #ForABetterUs

Click here to find anti-racism and equity resources and tools, as well as recordings from previous town halls, to help us all consider and act on the role we can play, individually and collectively, to address the racism and racial inequities that affect us all each day.

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