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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

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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