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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

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

Thursday, July 1, 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 To Honor Extraordinary Women Leaders At Women Of Distinction Awards Gala

YWCA USA to Honor Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala

Monday, June 21, 2021

  MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 Honorees include Taraji P. Henson, Latosha Brown, Mari Copeny, Lisa Mensah, Dr. Leana Wen with opening remarks from Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton YWCA USA will celebrate, recognize, and honor women, girls, and organizations for their work and impact… Continue Reading YWCA USA to Honor Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala