On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 YWCA Pierce County will host our 35th Annual Celebration Luncheon at the Murano Bicentennial Pavilion.
Our 2018 keynote speaker is Sonya Renee Taylor - Sonya is the Founder and “Radical Executive Officer” of The Body is Not An Apology, an international movement and organization committed to radical self-love and body empowerment as the foundational tool for social justice and global transformation.
Believing in the power of art as a vehicle for social change, Sonya has been widely recognized for her work as a change agent. She is an award winning performance poet, activist and transformational leader who has mesmerized audiences across the globe with her powerful poetry, lectures and workshops. Sonya speaks on a wide range of topics including internalized oppression, racial justice, women and feminism, and violence against women.