YWCA ROCK COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2022 RACIAL JUSTICE AWARD

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YWCA ROCK COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2022 RACIAL JUSTICE AWARD

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Janesville, WI – YWCA Rock County is pleased to announce René Bue, Programming and Outreach Coordinator at Hedberg Public Library, is the 2022 recipient of the YWCA Racial Justice Award.

The Racial Justice award recognizes an individual that actively strives to eliminate racism and promotes racial equality. Individuals nominated demonstrate leadership and service to others. Recipients are nominated by members of the community. Some of Ms. Bue’s most recent accomplishments include:
• René is an active founding member of Allies of Native Nations, a group that has done phenomenal work, including producing a resource guide for educators.
• René has organized and hosted a semi-annual half day gathering for service providers who work directly with our local Latino community.
• Ms. Bue has worked with the Diversity Action Team of Rock County to bring monthly educational programs to our community.

“The hours of commitment to organize and plan the events listed above, as well as serving on local committees such as the Janesville Police Department Latino Liaison Advisory Committee and the African American Liaison Advisory Committee. She exhibits significant involvement in the struggle for peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people.” – Vicki Brown

Ms. René Bue will be honored during the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration. This virtual event will premier Saturday, January 15, 2022 at noon via YWCA Rock County’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ywcarockcounty.

Janesville, WI – YWCA Rock County is pleased to announce René Bue, Programming and Outreach Coordinator at Hedberg Public Library, is the 2022 recipient of the YWCA Racial Justice Award.

The Racial Justice award recognizes an individual that actively strives to eliminate racism and promotes racial equality. Individuals nominated demonstrate leadership and service to others. Recipients are nominated by members of the community. Some of Ms. Bue’s most recent accomplishments include:
• René is an active founding member of Allies of Native Nations, a group that has done phenomenal work, including producing a resource guide for educators.
• René has organized and hosted a semi-annual half day gathering for service providers who work directly with our local Latino community.
• Ms. Bue has worked with the Diversity Action Team of Rock County to bring monthly educational programs to our community.

“The hours of commitment to organize and plan the events listed above, as well as serving on local committees such as the Janesville Police Department Latino Liaison Advisory Committee and the African American Liaison Advisory Committee. She exhibits significant involvement in the struggle for peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people.” – Vicki Brown

Ms. René Bue will be honored during the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration. This virtual event will premier Saturday, January 15, 2022 at noon via YWCA Rock County’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ywcarockcounty.