On Tuesday, December 3, 2019 as we celebrate the 15th annual An Evening to Promote Racial Justice at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts! This milestone anniversary features live music, buffet reception and a riveting keynote presentation by Emmy-award winning journalist, Maria Hinojosa.
Meet Maria Hinojosa, the keynote speaker for YWCA Southeast Wisconsin’s 15th Annual An Evening to Promote Racial Justice!
Ms. Hinojosa is a distinguished news anchor and reporter who covers America’s untold stories and highlights today’s critical issues. As the anchor and Executive Producer of the Peabody Award-winning show Latino USA, which is distributed by NPR, and anchor and Executive Producer of the PBS show, America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, she has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad. Born in Mexico City and raised in Chicago, IL, Hinojosa will bring to the podium her straightforward viewpoint on “Immigration and the Impact on Women & Families of Color.”
To learn more, read Maria Hinojosa’s full bio.
Each year at our signature event, we highlight two individuals who embody the passion it requires to push the needle in Racial Justice and Women’s Empowerment work in Southeast Wisconsin.
Nominations: Please be thorough and detailed in your response. The selection committee may not know your candidate well enough to evaluate them if your responses are not thorough.
Restrictions: No group or self-nominations.
Deadline: Monday, October 14, 2019 at Noon
Award honorees will be recognized at this year’s 15th Annual An Evening to Promote Racial Justice.
Are you unsure of who to nominate and want to view previous award recipients? Use the link below to read about awardees who have received the Empowering Women, Eliminating Racism or Bright Futures Awards.
Past speakers include:
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson