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Catalysts for Change Introducing the YWCA CDFI Map

Catalysts for Change: Introducing the YWCA CDFI Map

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

By Liz Lopez Partnerships between YWCAs and community development financial institutions (CDFIs) bring needed resources to women, who are critically important economic drivers in some of our nation’s most vulnerable communities. Both YWCAs and CDFIs focus on social justice and empowerment. Both seek to build access to financial tools that support inclusion in the economic mainstream for rural, urban, and Native communities. Both seek to eliminate systemic racism and discrimination.… Continue Reading Catalysts for Change: Introducing the YWCA CDFI Map

Talking to Kids About Racism

Thursday, August 27, 2020

This summer has challenged us when it comes to how we approach conversations about racism and the systemic racial injustices that permeate our society. From social media slide-show style infographics to restructuring diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives throughout corporate America, there has been a national “call-in” for discussions on race relations. It’s on the news, and it’s even been on Nickelodeon. At YWCA, we’ve been sounding the alarm… Continue Reading Talking to Kids About Racism

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YWCA Honors 19 Bad A$$ Womxn on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

On the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave some womxn the right to vote a century ago, YWCA is proud to release our *official* list of 19 Bad a$$ womxn who are making a difference today to ensure that womxn, femmes, and all people of color are represented and able to participate in civic engagement. As we gear up for November 3rd, we’re thrilled to highlight… Continue Reading YWCA Honors 19 Bad A$$ Womxn on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

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