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YWCA Statement on the Verdicts in the Trial of Three Georgia Men in Connection with the Death of Ahmaud Arbery

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

In the trial of three Georgia men (Travis McMichael; Gregory McMichael; and William “Roddie” Bryan) charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Attempted Kidnapping in Connection with the Death of Ahmaud Arbery, Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO and COO, has issued the following statement: “As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving with our family, friends, and loved ones,… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the Verdicts in the Trial of Three Georgia Men in Connection with the Death of Ahmaud Arbery

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YWCA Urges Swift Senate Action Following House Passage of Build Back Better Act

Friday, November 19, 2021

After an all-night debate, the U.S. House of Representatives finally passed the Build Back Better Act taking a significant step forward toward investing in the country’s social infrastructure and providing long overdue support for the women and families hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the vote, YWCA USA Interim CEO & COO, Elisha Rhodes,… Continue Reading YWCA Urges Swift Senate Action Following House Passage of Build Back Better Act

HISTORIC PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN YWCA USA AND STILLMAN COLLEGE WILL ESTABLISH THE FIRST YWCA ON AN HBCU CAMPUS, THE VIVIAN MALONE JONES YWCA

Historic partnership between YWCA USA and Stillman College will establish the first YWCA on an HBCU campus, the Vivian Malone Jones YWCA

Friday, November 5, 2021

  For media inquiries, please contact: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 YWCA and Stillman College announce a partnership to develop a multiuse community facility serving students, staff, and Tuscaloosa’s West End community. (Washington, D.C., November 5, 2021) – YWCA USA announced a groundbreaking partnership with the storied Alabama HBCU, Stillman College,… Continue Reading Historic partnership between YWCA USA and Stillman College will establish the first YWCA on an HBCU campus, the Vivian Malone Jones YWCA

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YWCA Statement on New Build Back Better Act Framework

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Women–particularly women of color–who have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 Shecession must be central to our national recovery, and YWCA is heartened to see the inclusion of policies that address our needs, priorities, and concerns centered in the ongoing legislative negotiations. The Build Back Better Act framework released by the White House today includes… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on New Build Back Better Act Framework

YWCA Week Without Violence 2021

YWCA Centers Survivor Healing & Future Building in 2021 Week Without Violence

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Last week, we engaged thousands of supporters from across the country and around the world for our annual Week Without Violence, a global movement to end violence against women and girls. This year’s theme, Beyond Resilience: From Surviving to Thriving, challenged us to move the conversation about gender-based violence past the focus on survivor’s endurance, and… Continue Reading YWCA Centers Survivor Healing & Future Building in 2021 Week Without Violence