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Supporting Our Young People During Mental Health Awareness Month and Beyond

Friday, May 28, 2021

By Barb Solish, Director of Youth and Young Adult Initiatives, National Alliance on Mental Illness We are more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, which upended life as we knew it and caused a generation of Americans to miss out on milestones and activities such as prom, sports, and graduation. As many transition to… Continue Reading Supporting Our Young People During Mental Health Awareness Month and Beyond

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A Story of Empowerment, Education, & Advocacy: How YWCA Supports AAPI Communities

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Year-round, YWCA demands justice and provides support to diverse communities across the country with the vision of forging a world where women, girls, and people of color can thrive. Observances such as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month allow us to celebrate, reflect, and uplift one of the unique communities close to our hearts.… Continue Reading A Story of Empowerment, Education, & Advocacy: How YWCA Supports AAPI Communities

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Taking Action to Support Child Care Providers on National Provider Appreciation Day

Thursday, May 6, 2021

by Glenda Mathis, CEO, YWCA of Lubbock In the last few decades, women have broken barriers in nearly every field and there has been real progress in the opportunities women found to prove that they have every bit of competence, courage, commitment, and contribution necessary to give the nation’s economy a stronger workforce. So what… Continue Reading Taking Action to Support Child Care Providers on National Provider Appreciation Day

Why It’s Important to Address Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Monday, April 26, 2021

A Q&A with Dr. Cynthia Langtiw, Clinical Psychologist and Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology This year, as a part of our Stand Against Racism campaign, YWCA focused our efforts around the theme, From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as a Public Health. Public health is, and always has been, central to racial justice… Continue Reading Why It’s Important to Address Racism as a Public Health Crisis