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Letters to Congress from Dreamers in our Community
These letters were written specifically for North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis as part of a public hearing hosted by a grassroots group, Siembra NC in High Point, NC. Siembra NC is an immigrant-led group comprised of undocumented immigrants, among them … Continue reading
Pass the Dream Act – Not Because of Our Productivity Value But Because Dreamers are Human Beings
By Citlaly Mora, Senior Director for Women’s Resource Center and Latino Family Center, YWCA High Point On a day to day basis, I work with women, immigrants, and the Latinx population in High Point, a rural city in North Carolina. And … Continue reading
No Man is Sacred
By Danielle Marse-Kapr, YWCA USA Communications & Marketing Director Growing up, I had the same impression many people have. Men who commit sexual violence are notably bad people. They hang out in back alleys or drug your drink from across … Continue reading
Historic Firsts this Election Day!
We made history last night through our local elections! We are thrilled to see so many “firsts” during this election season, particularly as many of the firsts were women and people of color. This is what progress looks like. This … Continue reading
On A Mission to Build our Collective Impact
By Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA This week in Seattle, Washington, YWCA USA convened 43 leaders representing 30 YWCAs from around the western U.S. as part of our annual geo-network meeting. By hosting these smaller “geo-networking” meetings in each … Continue reading
On a Mission to End Violence in the Wake of Another Mass Shooting
By YWCA Alaska October 1st, 2017, was a terror filled night for America. The act of violence that occurred in Las Vegas was undeniably horrific; and sadly, we’ve experienced it before. At YWCA Alaska, we cannot in good conscious ignore … Continue reading
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