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YWCA USA Statement on Mass Shooting in Boulder, Colorado

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

In response to the mass shooting that took place in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday evening, Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement: “Our deepest condolences are with the families and friends of those killed or injured in the horrific shootings in Boulder, Colorado, and with all Americans affected every day by… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on Mass Shooting in Boulder, Colorado

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VAWA 2021 YWCA Statement

Thursday, March 18, 2021

In response to the House of Representatives voting on and passing the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021, Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement: “YWCA applauds the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021 (H.R. 1620) by the House of Representatives. VAWA is critical and… Continue Reading VAWA 2021 YWCA Statement

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YWCA USA Statement on Georgia Shooting and Increased Violence Against AAPI Community

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16, eight lives, six of whom were Asian American women, were murdered in a series of spa shootings in the state of Georgia. Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement in response: “We are devastated by the loss of eight lives to violence in the state of Georgia… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on Georgia Shooting and Increased Violence Against AAPI Community

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YWCA Applauds the Introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021

Monday, March 8, 2021

In response to the introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act in the first 100 days of the new legislative session, Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement: “At a time when the onset and prolonged duration of the COVID-19 pandemic have created a shadow pandemic of violence against women… Continue Reading YWCA Applauds the Introduction of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021