Race Against Racism and Diversity Day

28th Annual Diversity Day and Race Against Racism

The YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Diversity Day is not just an event; it’s a movement towards unity and understanding. This family-friendly occasion brings together people from all walks of life to celebrate diversity and promote dialogue on the importance of inclusivity. The Race Against Racism 5K, a highlight of the day, is a symbol of our collective commitment to eradicating racism and promoting a more inclusive society. Join us on January 13, 2024 at the YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center for our 28th Annual Diversity Day and Race Against Racism.

The event kicks off with our 5K beginning at 9 a.m., 1-mile walk, and Kids Fun Run will follow beginning around 10:00 a.m. Diversity Day activities, available free for the entire family beginning at 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. We look forward to welcoming you at the Phyllis Wheatley Center for a day of fun for all ages.

Registration for the 5K run,1-mile walk, and Kids Fun Run is now open. Click here to sign up today. Online registration will close Friday, January 12th at 11:59pm, but participants can still register day of at the Saturday event until 8:30 a.m. The Diversity Day and Race Against Racism will happen, rain, snow, or shine – so please, come out and join us!

If interested in learning more about becoming a sponsor for the 28th Annual Diversity Day and Race Against Racism click here or contact Lorena Meza Hubbard, at lhubbard@ywcaknox.com or 865-523-6126. If interested in volunteering, contact Jean Vance at jvance@ywcaknox.com or call 865-526-7694.

Thank you to our sponsors

Peace Sponsor

Justice Sponsor

Equality Sponsor

Water Sponsor