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A History of Friendship between YWCA and Native Americans

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Author: Roxanne Vigil Chilocco, Oklahoma, a remote location in the Northern Territory of the state known for housing the late Chilocco Indian Agricultural School from 1884 to 1980, is unknown to most. For YWCA’s relationship with Native Americans, however, the town is as foundational as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is to the United States of America. As… Continue Reading A History of Friendship between YWCA and Native Americans

Roe v. Wade Overturned: What You Need to Know

Friday, June 24, 2022

Today, June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), issued the anticipated ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This means that abortion is no longer Constitutionally protected in the United States, leaving this fundamental right at the mercy of state governments and creating a patchwork of jurisdictions where abortion care… Continue Reading Roe v. Wade Overturned: What You Need to Know

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YWCA Commemorates AANHPI Heritage Month by Uplifting our Leaders

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Year-round, YWCA provides support to diverse communities across the country with the vision of forging a world where women, girls, and people of color can thrive.  To honor these contributions and celebrate Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AANHPIHM), we are thrilled to showcase YWCA leaders from the AANHPI community who make… Continue Reading YWCA Commemorates AANHPI Heritage Month by Uplifting our Leaders

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We Stand Against Racism because We Can’t Wait: We Need Equity & Justice Now!

Friday, May 6, 2022

At YWCA, we believe that our country was founded on the idea of building a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. However, more than two hundred years later, this vision has yet to be fully realized. That is why this year’s theme for Stand Against Racism, We Can’t Wait: Equity and… Continue Reading We Stand Against Racism because We Can’t Wait: We Need Equity & Justice Now!

Take the Challenge & Stand Against Racism with YWCAs Across the Nation!

Friday, April 8, 2022

Addressing racial and systemic inequality by engaging in social justice work is in our DNA. As a leader among racial justice organizations, we know that addressing long standing systemic inequalities is hard work that will take generations. At YWCA USA, we are proud of the tireless work of YWCAs across the country that continue to… Continue Reading Take the Challenge & Stand Against Racism with YWCAs Across the Nation!