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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

We Still Deserve Safety Report

YWCA USA Releases We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color Report

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

For Immediate Release: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 Report paints a disturbing picture of racial profiling, violence, and criminalization of women and girls of color and outlines actions all people can take to stand for justice Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2020) – Today, YWCA USA released We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing… Continue Reading YWCA USA Releases We Still Deserve Safety: Renewing the Call to End the Criminalization of Women and Girls of Color Report

Until Justice Just Is

YWCA USA Launches Until Justice Just Is Campaign, a National Call-to-Action on Racial Justice

Friday, August 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries, please contact: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 YWCA USA will mobilize its 200+ associations around meaningful actions to end racism in their communities   Washington, D.C. (August 28, 2020) — Today, YWCA USA, the nation’s oldest and largest women’s organization, launched Until Justice Just Is, a… Continue Reading YWCA USA Launches Until Justice Just Is Campaign, a National Call-to-Action on Racial Justice

YWCA USA Receives $5M Grant from Google.org to Empower Women and Underserved Americans

Monday, July 13, 2020

For Immediate Release: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 Washington, D.C., July 13, 2020 – Google.org has awarded $5 million dollars to YWCA USA, as part of the organization’s larger $10 million-dollar commitment to help nonprofits improve their job training programs and to increase access to digital skills for women  and underserved… Continue Reading YWCA USA Receives $5M Grant from Google.org to Empower Women and Underserved Americans

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