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Nordstrom’s Treasure&Bond: Supporting & Empowering Youth
YWCA USA has been selected as this year’s nonprofit partner for Treasure&Bond, the Nordstrom give-back brand that supports nonprofit organizations that empower youth. When you buy the Treasure&Bond brand, your purchase will support YWCA’s TechGyrls program, which helps young girls learn … Continue reading
All Black Lives Matter
By Tiffany Wang, Digital Communications Coordinator, YWCA USA Jordan Edwards was shot and killed by police as he was leaving a party to go home. He was unarmed. He was 15 years old, making him the youngest person to have … Continue reading
Policy solutions for increasing women of color in leadership
By Jessica Pinckney, Government Relations Manager, YWCA USA   Today, 34 women in the House and four women in the Senate are women of color. Across the country, only 6 percent of elected officials are women of color. The numbers … Continue reading
Kicking off Stand Against Racism!
Stand Against Racism officially begins today! Join YWCAs and other groups and individuals across the country as we raise our voices around this year’s theme, “Women of Color Leading Change.” Thank you for standing up, speaking out, and taking action … Continue reading
Spotlight: Pauli Murray, ahead of her time
Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray (November 20, 1910-July1, 1985) is not a name that is especially well-known today. But it should be. Her life, her contributions, her work, her story – all of it is remarkable. She was an important, incredible figure … Continue reading
Personal Stories: Women of Color Who Have Inspired Us and Shaped Our Lives
This month, YWCA’s 10th annual Stand Against Racism is focused on “Women of Color Leading Change.” Women of color spearhead movements, demand social justice and equity, and drive progress. Women of color have been leading change since the very beginning! … Continue reading
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