YWCA hosting next webinar in series

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WEBINAR ON RACISM: As a continuation of its racial justice-focused Lunch and Learn series, YWCA Mahoning Valley is hosting a “Racism as a Public Health Crisis: Learning from Ohio Communities” webinar noon Monday on Zoom.

The event features Lisa McDuffie, president / CEO of YWCA Northwest Ohio. McDuffie independently contributed to “The Toledo Black Agenda,” a document that addresses critical pillars that are vital to the success and equality of the black community.

The webinar includes a conversation with community leaders in the Valley, and will be facilitated by Leah Merritt, president and CEO of YWCA Mahoning Valley. To sign up for the virtual event, email mwrite@mvywca.org.

The event is funded by the Martini Martin Arts Foundation.

BACKYARD BIRD COUNT: Area residents can be part of a global event by participating in the National Audubon Society’s Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 12 to15.

Participation can be done anywhere. Go to www.birdcount.org to set up a free account.

Call the Lepper Library, 303 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon, at 330-424-3117 for more information on the program.


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