The YWCA held its annual luncheon Tuesday afternoon to help empower the lives of women and eliminate racism.
Susan L. Taylor gave the keynote speech. She was an editor at Essence Magazine for over three decades and continues to write and inspire.
Ruth Scott, who was the first African American woman elected to Rochester City Council was also honored at the luncheon.
Other speakers offered their stories on how the YWCA has affected their lives.
YNN is a proud sponsor of the Empowering Women Luncheon.