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YWCA USA Names Margaret Mitchell as CEO

Thursday, October 14, 2021

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries, please contact: Courtney Holsworth, cholsworth@rabengroup.com, (989) 572-8162 YWCA USA NAMES MARGARET MITCHELL AS CEO Veteran racial justice and local YWCA association leader to head YWCA USA Washington, D.C. — YWCA USA, one of the nation’s oldest and largest women’s organizations, announced today its Board of Directors has selected… Continue Reading YWCA USA Names Margaret Mitchell as CEO

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Banning Abortion Will Have Devastating Consequences for Young Women, Especially Young Women of Color, Argues YWCA USA, Girls Inc., Supermajority Education Fund, and United State of Women in Amicus Brief

Monday, September 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries, please contact: Courtney Holsworth cholsworth@rabengroup.com 989-572-8162 Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 Limiting reproductive freedom will undermine 50 years of progress, and endanger the futures of young women of color (Washington, D.C., September 20, 2021) — Today, YWCA USA filed an amicus brief joined by Girls… Continue Reading Banning Abortion Will Have Devastating Consequences for Young Women, Especially Young Women of Color, Argues YWCA USA, Girls Inc., Supermajority Education Fund, and United State of Women in Amicus Brief

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In Solidarity We Build: YWCA Convenes Historic Racial Justice Summit Alongside Fellow Changemakers & Activists

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

As our network responds to the immense shift in the national reckoning around racism and the need for systemic change following the uprisings in defense of Black lives, and in the wake of Derek Chauvin’s sentencing last month, we recognize that YWCA stands at the intersection of race and gender and is uniquely poised to… Continue Reading In Solidarity We Build: YWCA Convenes Historic Racial Justice Summit Alongside Fellow Changemakers & Activists

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YWCA Statement on Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee Supreme Court Decision

Thursday, July 1, 2021

On July 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee upholding Arizona’s laws that discarded ballots cast in the wrong precinct and severely limits the ability of third parties to collect ballots and hand them over to election officials. YWCA USA Interim CEO and COO… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee Supreme Court Decision

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YWCA Statement on the One-Year Commemoration of George Floyd’s Death

Thursday, May 20, 2021

In observance of the one-year commemoration of the death of George Floyd, YWCA USA, YWCA Minneapolis, and YWCA St. Paul have issued the following joint statement: As we observe the one-year commemoration of the death of George Floyd on May 25, we can be sure of one thing: the protests and court proceedings after his… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the One-Year Commemoration of George Floyd’s Death