National Association's Interracial Charter, 1946
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The National Associationís Interracial Charter, adopted at Convention in 1946, pledged to work toward an interracial experience within the YWCA and to fight against injustice on the basis of race “whether in the community, the nation or the world. ” This version of the Interracial Charter was published in 1955, the year after the Supreme Courtís decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which prompted the YWCA to investigate its progress toward the goals of the Charter.
 
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