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YWCA USA Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States announced the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after a years-long fight against cancer. Justice Ginsburg was 87. Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA released the following statement: “Our nation has lost a champion of equality. Justice Ginsburg was… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Dr. Joelle Simpson

Until Justice Just Is: Understanding the Implications of COVID-19 for Kids of Color with Dr. Joelle Simpson

Friday, September 11, 2020

Episode #55 Subscribe to the Organize Your Butterflies Podcast: APPLE PODCASTS  |  GOOGLE PLAY  |  STITCHER  |  SPOTIFY | TUNEIN | RSS Host: Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA Guest: Dr. Joelle Simpson, Children’s National Hospital Join expert guest, Dr. Joelle Simpson, Medical Director of Emergency Preparedness, Program Director of Emergency Medical Services for Children – D.C. Program, and Emergency Medicine Physician… Continue Reading Until Justice Just Is: Understanding the Implications of COVID-19 for Kids of Color with Dr. Joelle Simpson

Russ Feingold

Building Justice From the Top Down with Russell Feingold

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Episode #54 Subscribe to the Organize Your Butterflies Podcast: APPLE PODCASTS  |  GOOGLE PLAY  |  STITCHER  |  SPOTIFY | TUNEIN | RSS Host: Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA Guest: Russell Feingold, President of the American Constitution Society If we are to ever achieve a world where justice…just is, it’s essential that we start with the top of our justice system: the… Continue Reading Building Justice From the Top Down with Russell Feingold

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

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