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YWCA tells Congress: Keep Guns from Abusers

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Abusers with Guns are Fives Times as Likely to Kill For Immediate Release June 3, 2015 Media Contact: James Grant, james@jamesgrantpr.com | (917) 626-1300 Karolina Szatkowski of YWCA Union County, Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D. CEO of YWCA USA at Tuesday’s hearing The YWCA is on Capitol Hill this week talking with Congress about critical legislation… Continue Reading YWCA tells Congress: Keep Guns from Abusers

April 22, 2015 – YWCA USA to Celebrate Extraordinary Women Leaders

Thursday, April 30, 2015

For Immediate Release Media Contact: James Grant (917-626-1300); james@jamesgrantpr.com YWCA USA to Celebrate Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala!     Washington, D.C. – YWCA USA will celebrate the incredible achievements of extraordinary leaders who serve as role models for women and girls at the Women of Distinction Awards Gala on June 5, at 6 pm at the Grand Hyatt… Continue Reading April 22, 2015 – YWCA USA to Celebrate Extraordinary Women Leaders

YWCA Statement on Recent Domestic Violence Incident

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

STATEMENT FROM YWCA USA CEO DARA RICHARDSON-HERON, M.D.: “One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. A recent high profile incident in the news has put the spotlight on this astounding problem, and has men and women across the country participating in important dialogue about domestic violence. The YWCA hopes that the… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on Recent Domestic Violence Incident

VAWA Anniversary

Friday, September 12, 2014

Statement by YWCA USA CEO Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D. “The YWCA is proud to honor the 20thanniversary of the Violence against Women Act (VAWA), a law that has reduced and prevented violence against women and girls in the United States. Violence against women impacts the lives of millions of women and their families; on average, one… Continue Reading VAWA Anniversary

YWCA USA to Celebrate Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

For Immediate Release May 22, 2014 Media Contacts: Veronica Byrd (202-835-2361); vbyrd@ywca.org James Grant (917-626-1300); james@jamesgrantpr.com YWCA USA to Celebrate Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala! Honorees Include Sister Simone Campbell, Activist Gaby Pacheco, Deloitte LLP, and Military Leader Jaspen Boothe    Robin Givens to Host the YWCA USA Women of Distinction Awards Gala Washington, D.C. – YWCA… Continue Reading YWCA USA to Celebrate Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala!