2014 : Helen J. Claytor Dedication in Grand Rapids

July 23, 2018 all-day

On July 23, 2014, Helen J. Claytor was honored by the dedication of a bronze statue, one of a series of influential figures immortalized at sites around the city as a part of the Grand Rapids Community Legends Project. Ms. Claytor (1907 – 2005) was an educator, civil rights activist, and the first African American president of the Grand Rapids YWCA and the national YWCA. Read more about her life.

Source : Greater Grand Rapids’ Women’s History Council Calendar.

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