Monday, July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

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Three to receive YWCA social justice awards


YWCA Clark County will celebrate the two recipients of the Val Joshua Racial Justice Award and the recipient of the Youth Social Justice Award. Becky Archibald, Eulalia Soto and Dionnie Minnard are recognized for “their leadership in working toward the elimination of racism and promotion of peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all,” the nonprofit said in a news release.

Honorees will receive awards during a celebration 6 to 7 p.m. June 7 at YWCA Clark County, 3609 Main St. The Youth Social Justice Award comes with a $500 scholarship.

More information about the award is online at

“The Val Joshua Award was originally given to Val Joshua in 1989 to recognize her lifelong commitment and work toward eliminating racism,” YWCA said.

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