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YWomenVote 2020: We Mobilize Women

Thursday, December 12, 2019

By Alejandra Y. Castillo, President and CEO, YWCA Conversations surrounding the state of our union often paint the picture of a country divided. Our national survey of women and women of color across the United States suggests otherwise. Here’s what we learned about how women will shape the 2020 election. Spoiler alert: we’re together. In… Continue Reading YWomenVote 2020: We Mobilize Women

YWCA World Council: Young Women Transforming Power Structures

Friday, November 22, 2019

Every four years, YWCA leaders from countries around the world come together to move the World YWCA movement forward, recommitting to our powerful mission and sharing lessons and stories with one another. This week at the 29th World Council, representatives from 70 countries came together to focus on the leadership of young women and how… Continue Reading YWCA World Council: Young Women Transforming Power Structures

Run As You Are: How VoteRunLead Inspires Women to Lead

Friday, September 13, 2019

Episode #11 – September 5, 2019 Subscribe to the Organize Your Butterflies Podcast: APPLE PODCASTS  |  GOOGLE PLAY  |  STITCHER  |  SPOTIFY | TUNEIN | RSS Erin Vilardi, Founder and Director of VoteRunLead In the latest episode of “Organize Your Butterflies,” YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo sits down with Erin Vilardi, Founder and Director of VoteRunLead. In this episode, released in conjunction… Continue Reading Run As You Are: How VoteRunLead Inspires Women to Lead

Introducing YWCA’s Data-Driven, Interactive Map Initiative

Friday, July 26, 2019

YWCA’s new interactive data map helps tell the story of how critical our work is to women, children, and families throughout the United States. We’ve always known firsthand about the demand for social services in our communities, but this innovative online tool is a game-changer: it showcases the impact of our work at the local, state,… Continue Reading Introducing YWCA’s Data-Driven, Interactive Map Initiative

YWCA Greater Cleveland: Providing Support for Women to Find Housing

Friday, June 21, 2019

During the first 12 months since Norma Herr Women’s Center — the only publicly funded shelter for single-women in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — came under the management of YWCA Greater Cleveland, 300 women experiencing homelessness at the shelter transitioned to stable housing, an increase of more than 230 percent. YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo… Continue Reading YWCA Greater Cleveland: Providing Support for Women to Find Housing