YWCA Adams County

Diversity Training & Education


Join us...

The YWCA Adams County and Hastings Multicultural Association invites you to attend upcoming diversity training and educational opportunities, every 4th Tuesday of the month at 12:00 pm (noon).

Lunch is provided - Free will donation!

**Please RSVP with attendance and if you would like lunch to acusatis@ywcaadamscounty.org

  March 27, 2018
Karen Parde, who works as the state Refugee Program Coordinator and works with the Nebraska Department of Healthy and Human Services, will talk about the refugee situation here in Nebraska.
April 24, 2018
Jenny Rios, a sexual assault advocate, along with a colleague will come from SASA and will talk about the services SASA provides (especially to the immigrant community!) 
 May 22, 2018
Tony Kavan, of the NE State Patrol, will speak about human trafficking. According to Kavan, "Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal enterprise in the U.S. Currently, it's the second largest criminal enterprise in American, behind drugs."
 **Due to a wide variety of summer programs, Diversity Luncheons will not occur June - August **
 September 25, 2018
Chad Dumas will be showing photos of his recent trip to Israel and talking about the Israeli/Palestinian issue
 October 23, 2018
Mike Henke, a business trainer and consultant, will speak about hate in our community! There is more diversity than ever, from the standard definition of the word to general differences, to polarized personalities.