If you read Shirley Greene’s column on Monday, you saw that the YWCA has several events going on this week as part of its Stand Against Racism.
On Thursday night, there’s a combination monodrama presentation and panel discussion, co-sponsored by the Zonta Club of Charleston. The event takes place from 6-7:30 at the YWCA, 106 Coming St. A $5 donation is suggested. It is open to women and men.
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Those who attended Saturday’s Breaking the Silence award gala know the importance of combating domestic violence. The event was hosted by The Zonta Club of Charleston and benefiting Zonta and Liza’s Lifeline of South Carolina.
What was new to some was the news that human trafficking is happening here, in our state, in Charleston. That’s what my Tuesday column is about.
Seeing Doug and Shirley Warner was so moving, as was meeting Debbie McCravy, whose daughter Leslie was a victim of criminal domestic violence and in whose memory the Leslie McCravy 5k Run/Walk was established.
But I would be remiss if I didn’t highlight those who were honored Saturday night.
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