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YWCA Statement on the Biden Administration’s First Day Executive Actions

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

YWCA applauds the incoming Biden Administration’s executive actions today, each of which are critical steps to addressing the deep challenges facing our nation in the areas of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial justice, climate change, the economy, and government integrity. As an organization committed to eliminating racism and empowering women, we get up and do the… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the Biden Administration’s First Day Executive Actions

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YWCA USA Statement on the Impeachment of President Donald Trump

Thursday, January 14, 2021

“In respose to the violent insurrection incited by President Donald J. Trump at our nation’s Capitol just one week ago, a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday to impeach him. This historic vote is the only appropriate response to the racially-motivated violence that our entire country witnessed in real-time. As the… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on the Impeachment of President Donald Trump

Alejandra Y. Castillo to Step Down as CEO of YWCA USA

Friday, January 8, 2021

  Contact: Courtney Holsworth, cholsworth@rabengroup.com, (989) 572-8162 Today, YWCA USA announced Alejandra Y. Castillo will step down as CEO on March 31, 2021. The YWCA USA Board of Directors will launch a national search for a new CEO to lead the organization in its pursuit of racial justice, gender equity, and help strengthen its national network… Continue Reading Alejandra Y. Castillo to Step Down as CEO of YWCA USA

YWCA USA Receives Generous Contribution from MacKenzie Scott to Fund Mission-Based Work to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women

Thursday, December 17, 2020

For Immediate Release: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331  Washington, D.C., – This week, YWCA USA received a generous donation from entrepreneur, author, advocate, and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott as part of her dedication to her giving pledge and ongoing commitment to provide immediate support to people suffering the health and economic impacts of… Continue Reading YWCA USA Receives Generous Contribution from MacKenzie Scott to Fund Mission-Based Work to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women