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eliminating racism, empowering women

Our formal mission statement:

The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.



The Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America is a women's membership movement, nourished by it's roots in the Christian faith and sustained by the richness of many beliefs and values. Strengthened by diversity, the Association draws together members who strive to create opportunities for women's growth, leadership, and power in order to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people. The Association will thrust its collective power towards the elimination of racism wherever it exists and by any means necessary.


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