The Oklahoma City YWCA Stand Against Racism (SAR) campaign, StandOKC Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. This campaign is one part of a larger national strategy to fulfill the mission of eliminating racism. The theme of SAR this year is Women of Color Leading Change. The purpose of this event is to Connect, Recognize and Honor this year’s Social Justice Activators.
Kate Dodoo is a wife, mother and an attorney. She devotes her time to enhancing educational opportunities for at-risk and special needs youth in the foster care system, delinquent system, and the community, generally. As Co-Chair of the Education Work Group of the Oklahoma Children’sCourt Improvement Program, Kate’s team has facilitated educational training opportunities statewide.
Christine Price Allen is a wife, mother, grandmother, and the first African American female elected as City Councilwoman in Midwest City. Councilwoman Allen has assisted with the development of businesses, disadvantaged schools, relationships with community leaders for a better ward and Midwest City entirely.