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YWCA Southeast Wisconsin (SEW) invites racial justice supporters and donors to attend the 15th Annual An Evening to Promote Racial Justice event on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts from 5 to 8 p.m.  This milestone anniversary features music, buffet reception and a riveting keynote presentation by Emmy-award winning journalist, Maria Hinojosa.

Ms. Hinojosa is a distinguished news anchor and reporter who covers America’s untold stories and highlights today’s critical issues.  As the anchor and Executive Producer of the Peabody Award-winning show Latino USA, which is distributed by NPR, and anchor and Executive Producer of the PBS show America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, she has informed millions about the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad. Born in Mexico City and raised in Chicago, IL, Hinojosa will bring to the podium her straightforward viewpoint on “Immigration and the Impact on Women & Families of Color.”

“YWCA Southeast Wisconsin is ecstatic to have Maria Hinojosa as the keynote speaker for An Evening to Promote Racial Justice,” expressed Paula Penebaker, president and CEO of YWCA Southeast Wisconsin “With this being the 15th year of our signature racial justice event and with the current state of affairs regarding immigration, we are confident that this year’s program will be both edifying and powerful!” An Evening to Promote Racial Justice highlights YWCA SEW’s unparalleled leadership in the realm of racial justice and includes the presentation of two awards (Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women).

To learn more about An Evening to Promote Racial Justice, how to support through sponsorship and program ads, download the nomination form or to purchase program tickets, visit the website at