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

Thursday, October 14, 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

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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YWCA Statement on Texas Law S.B. 8

Thursday, September 2, 2021

On September 1, 2021, a Texas law (S.B. 8) that bars abortions at six weeks went into effect after the Supreme Court and a federal appeals court failed to rule on pending emergency requests brought by abortion providers. YWCA USA Interim CEO and COO Elisha Rhodes has issued the following statement in response: “We are… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on Texas Law S.B. 8

YWCA Partners with the Archewell Foundation to Empower Women Reentering the Workforce

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex, is asking women to contribute 40 minutes of community service and mentorship in celebration of her 40th birthday Washington, D.C., August 4, 2021 – To celebrate the 40th birthday of?Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex, the Archewell Foundation and YWCA USA are partnering to ask?women everywhere?to contribute 40 minutes… Continue Reading YWCA Partners with the Archewell Foundation to Empower Women Reentering the Workforce