CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Group 6: YWCA Kalamazoo
Grace NINGEJEJE | Burundi
Nourane ABDELRAZEK | Egypt
Marta YEMANE YOHANNES | Eritrea
Thana’a AL-KHASAWNEH | Jordan
Madinabonu SALAIDINOVA | Kyrgyz Republic
Ghulam Hussain MANDHRO | Pakistan
Mikaela Luisa R. TEVES | Philippines
Nyakuma Peter GATKUOTH | South Sudan
Hoang Anh NGUYEN | Vietnam
Please join 10 minutes early
Login: 07:50 Eastern U.S. Time
Meeting: 08:00–09:30 Eastern U.S. Time
Meeting ID: 898 4266 4319
Meeting organized by: Global Ties Kalamazoo in collaboration with Meridian International Center
Meeting Topic: Sherry Brockaway will discuss how the YWCA Kalamazoo addresses economic, gender, and racial justice for all women and girls.
Meet Your Speaker
Sherry Brockaway, LLMSW
Director of Emergency Response Services
Sherry Brockway, LMSW, has been employed at the YWCA Kalamazoo since December 2003. She is currently the Director of Emergency Response Services. Her career has focused on domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. She is actively involved in several community collaborations, public education, systems change work, and eliminating racism.
About the Organization
YWCA Kalamazoo is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, helping families, strengthening communities, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The longest-serving YWCA association in Michigan, YWCA Kalamazoo provides individuals and families with victim-focused counseling and advocacy services as well as shelter for survivors of violence, transitional housing, and legal services. Its family programs are designed to improve the lives of the most vulnerable population and lead the way for system change in our communities.