YWCA to host First Friday poetry book reading by Ewuare Osayande to benefit families of Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander

July 15th, 2014 No Comments

  LANCASTER, PA – YWCA Lancaster will host a poetry book reading and signing by Ewuare Osayande, Anti-Oppression Coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee, on Friday, August 1, 6-8 pm at 110 North Lime St. Osayande will read from his anthology “Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander”.   He says the book includes his own work and that of 65 others from all over the world who join together in one voice for justice, freedom and peace. Proceeds

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Exhibition Will Help Visitors Explore The Reality – And Unreality – Of Race

May 27th, 2014 No Comments

Exhibit will run June 7- September 28, 2014 at the North Museum, Lancaster On Saturday, June 7, the North Museum of Natural History & Science and YWCA Lancaster will confront the issue of race and racism in the United States when the RACE: Are We So Different? exhibition opens in Lancaster. A project of American Anthropological Association in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota, RACE will encourage museum visitors to explore the science, history, and everyday impact of race.

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