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Ashley Judd to speak at annual YWCA fund-raiser

Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Directive of UNFPA, looks on as actress and humanitarian Ashley Judd speaks at the 6th Annual Social Good Summit on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 in New York. An initiative of United Nations Foundation, Mashable, United Nations Development Programme and the 92nd Street Y, the Social Good Summit explores how technology and new media can be leveraged to address global issues. (STUART RAMSON / AP Images for UN Foundation)

Actress Ashley Judd will be the keynote speaker at the YWCA of Spokane’s 2016 fund-raising luncheon.

Judd may be best known for her roles in films such as “Kiss the Girls” and “Heat,” but she’s also an activist who focuses on social justice issues and the education of girls worldwide, the YWCA said in a news release.

The annual Woman of Achievement IMPACT Lunch will be held Oct. 7 at the Davenport Grand Hotel. For information visit or call (509) 789-9304.