Advocacy Calendar


August 2022

National Observance: National Hispanic Heritage Month

Aug 2, 5-7 p.m. Gettysburg Police Dept National Night Out

Aug 15, 11:30 – 12:30 Mission Moment – Let’s Get Critical – conversation on the role of education in creating racial equity – Dr. Jenna Scott – YWCA Community Room

Aug 15, 6 p.m. Caste by Isabel Wilkerson Book Group – meets monthly at group members’ homes

September 2022

National Observance: Latinx Heritage Month

Sept 16, 5-6 p.m. Unity Walk – Take a visual journey through the past 190 years on the grounds that surround the Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center. Join museum historians Peter Miele and Codie Eash as they explore this historic landscape through the eyes of artists and photographers.

 Sept 18, Noon – 4 p.m. Heritage Festival – Gettysburg Rec Park

 Sept 19, 6 p.m. Caste Book Group – meets monthly at group members’ homes

YWCA USA Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Initiative

Save the Date!

October 10 – Bus trip to Washington, D.C. and the Museum of African American History and Culture. The bus departs from the YWCA at 8 a.m. and returns to Gettysburg at 6 p.m.Non-refundable price of $50 includes admission, transportation, and a snack on the bus. (Lunch is on your own.)

October 21 & 22 – Nearly New Sale (volunteers needed October 16-22)

October 30 – Gettysburg CommUnity Spirit 10-Miler

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