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2.07.18 A Way Forward Against Sexual Harassment

A Way Forward Against Sexual Harassment

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Sandra Gaddy, Charisse Mitchell, Diana Sieger, PWA

“The recent public disclosures of sexual harassment by several well-known figures and the

accompanying #MeToo groundswell have opened the eyes of many to the extraordinary scale of this issue. The unfortunate truth is the stories from those affected by this behavior, while devastating, are not new.”

From “Letter: A way forward against sexual


In an open letter published in the Grand Rapids Business Journal on November 17, 2017, Sandra Gaddy of the Women’s Resource Center, Charisse Mitchell of the YWCA, and Diana Sieger of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation invited the Grand Rapids community “to engage with one another and chart a new way forward” with the goal of ending sexual harassment and sexual aggression in all its forms. Join us on Wednesday, February 7th, as these community leaders will engage in a dialogue on how we can change the culture that creates and allows sexual harassment. RSVP to come, listen, and join the discussion!

Wednesday, February 7th

5:00 – 5:30 pm Registration

5:30 – 6:30 pm Program

Moderator: Kathleen Bruinsma, Progressive Women’s Alliance


Sandra Gaddy, CEO, Women’s Resource Center

Charisse Mitchell, CEO, YWCA West Central Michigan

Diana Sieger, President, Grand Rapids Community Foundation


25 Sheldon Blvd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Accessible parking is available, please email for information.

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