Activists and Allies

Empowering Women Luncheon

October 6, 2022

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The 16th Annual YWCA Activists and Allies Empowering Women Luncheon

Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 12:00-1:30 pm

Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center


As we celebrate the collective mission impact of activists and allies, we invite you to join us once again as a courageous partner in our mission to eliminate racism and empower women.

Keynote speaker Ilyasah Shabazz, award-winning author, speaker and educator, has spoken to audiences around the world spreading the legacy of her parents, world renowned civil rights activists, Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz.

A short video will be premiered celebrating the 100th anniversary of YWCA’s historic Clarissa Street Branch for Colored Women in the Third Ward Historic District.


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Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation

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