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YWCA will address issue of homelessness Thursday at CAH

LEWISTON, Idaho - The YWCA of Lewiston-Clarkston will present a program called The Face of Homelessness: What Homelessness Looks Like in the Valley Thursday at 4 p.m. at the LCSC Center for Arts & History as part of the Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate Speakers Series.

Presenters from the YWCA homeless shelter program will discuss the different types and causes of homelessness, as well as the services and resources that are available to help stabilize people in transition.  The program takes place during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which is November 16 – 24.

The YWCA of Lewiston-Clarkston’s mission includes empowering women, eliminating racism, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all, along with building a strong community by actively promoting the value of diversity and the right to a life free from violence, poverty, and oppression.

The Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate Speakers Series is brought to the Center for Arts & History through sponsorships from: LCSC Continuing Education & Community Events; Shekinah Christian Community, and through grants from US Bancorp, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Docent tours of the exhibit can be scheduled by calling the Gallery at 208.792.2243.
For more information about the exhibition, visit CAH or call 208.792.2243.