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1 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Walk A Mile event nearing goal (Walk A Mile in Her Shoes) 20 Aug 2016, 8A
2 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Domestic violence in workplace is everyone's business (photo of Jessi Luepnitz and Martha Pearson)(Alternatives to Violence and the Care House at the YWCA) 04 Sep 2016, 3A
3 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) YWCA seeks Height Award nominations (YWCA Rock County Dorothy Height Award for Diversity in the Workplace) 25 Sep 2016, 4A
4 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Local Y in grant challenge (Domestic Violence Awareness Month)(Allstate Purple Purse Challenge) 08 Oct 2016, 10A
5 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) YWCA announces second conference on racial justice: daylong event will be held Nov. 10 (photo of Kalan R. Haywood Sr.)(Building Bridges to a Culture of Inclusion) 31 Oct 2016, 3A
6 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Developer, speaker headlines racial-justice event (photo of Kalan Haywood)(Building Bridges to a Culture of Inclusion)(Holiday Inn Express)(The YWCA Rock County held the first racial justice conference in 2015.) 06 Nov 2016, 1A
7 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Weekend art show to benefit YWCA shelter (local artists Darcy Demos, Val Saxer, Karen Smerlinski and Ann Wilmot)(collAboRaTions)(Voigt Music Center) 18 Nov 2016, 8A
8 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) YWCA Rock County seeks Racial Justice Award nominations 04 Dec 2016, 2A
9 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Beloit district earns racial justice award (Dorothy Height Award for Racial Justice Diversity in the Workplace during the YWCA Rock County's annual racial justice conference) 15 Dec 2016, 4A
10 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) YWCA, UAW seek nominees for justice, diversity awards (YWCA Racial Justice Award)(UAW Diversity Award)(Diversity Action Team of Rock County's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration)(Blackhawk Technical College) 16 Dec 2016, 3A

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