Published April 24 2012
Stand Against Racism events planned FridayFARGO – The YWCA Cass Clay is joining more than 70 YWCAs nationwide Friday to organize events as part of their movement to Stand Against Racism.
The YWCA is partnering with 101 organizations across the Fargo-Moorhead community that have committed to Stand Against Racism activities.
- 8:40 to 11:04 a.m., Fargo’s Carl Ben Eielson Middle School. U.S. District Federal Courts Chief Judge Ralph Erickson and Deputy U.S. Marshal Bill Klug will facilitate a discussion with sixth-grade students about stereotypes and prejudice.
- 10:30 to 11 a.m., Eastwood Elementary School, 500 10th Ave. E., West Fargo. Second-grade students will discuss prejudice and judging people.
- Noon to 2 p.m., lawn between Fargo’s City Hall and the downtown Fargo Public Library. Attendees will share thoughts and/or readings of anti-racism speeches and sign a pledge against racism. Ice cream will be served. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the library’s community room.
- 1 to 2:10 p.m., Cheney Middle School, 825 17th Ave. E., West Fargo. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Shon Hastings and Deputy U.S. Marshall Bill Klug will talk about stereotypes and prejudice with eighth-graders.
Among participating sites:
For more information, call Nicole Ellis at (701) 232-2547.