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Healthy Women Create a Healthy Community

Thursday, November 11, 2021

By Ashley Burton YWCA of Winston-Salem The YWCA of Winston-Salem strives to transform lives and inspire dreams throughout our community, following our national organization’s mission to empower women. Our Supportive Services programs, such as The Hawley House, the area’s only rehabilitation home for women, and The Best Choice Center, an academic-based childcare facility servicing students… Continue Reading Healthy Women Create a Healthy Community

Understanding Protective Factors as a Buffer Against Violence within the Adolescent Community

Monday, October 13, 2014

By Caitlin Eckert, LSW Sexual Violence Prevention Coordinator, healingSPACE, YWCA Bergen County Seeing violence as being preventable, instead of inevitable, is the first major push to successful program implementation for adolescents. The beginning phases of violence prevention start by activating individuals, family systems, schools, communities, and regions in not only recognizing the factors that contribute… Continue Reading Understanding Protective Factors as a Buffer Against Violence within the Adolescent Community

White House Summit Highlights Issues Facing Working Families

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

By Danielle Marse-Kapr Senior Advocacy and Policy Associate, Economic Empowerment, YWCA USA Earlier this week, 10 representatives from the YWCA joined over 1,000 attendees at the White House Summit on Working Families. As anticipated, the summit highlighted issues facing working parents – particularly mothers who do paid work. There was no shortage of clout in… Continue Reading White House Summit Highlights Issues Facing Working Families