YWCA Seeks Nominations for 2020 Dorothy Height Award


The YWCA of Palm Beach County is seeking nominations for its 2020 Dorothy Height Racial Justice Award. Nominees for the Racial Justice Award may be an individual, civic organization, religious institution, or business that has demonstrated leadership in organizing or supporting activities that reduce and/or prevent racial injustice in Palm Beach County.

Dorothy Height was a civil rights and women’s rights activist who directed the integration of all YWCA centers after joining the national staff in 1944.

The award will be presented on April 7, 2020 at the YWCA’s “Stand Against Racism” Luncheon to be held at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. The theme of the event is “Promoting Civic Engagement”

Please contact the YWCA at 561-640-0050. Ext. 115, for more information or to request a nomination form. The deadline for submitting nominations is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020