YWCA Helps Youth Return Strong During Back-to-School Season

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YWCA Helps Youth Return Strong During Back-to-School Season

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

During the month of August, many communities across the nation are immersed in the back-to-school season, and this year, many are grappling with new challenges posed by COVID-19. With students around the globe facing the effects of the covid learning slide, increased social challenges, as well as lockdowns and disruptions to the educational calendar, it… Continue Reading YWCA Helps Youth Return Strong During Back-to-School Season

YWCA Vermont Executive Director Deb Jorschick

 YWCA Summer Camps and Programming Help Kids Beat the “COVID Slide”

Thursday, July 22, 2021

This summer, YWCA knows that due to the covid learning slide, kids need extra support to get them back-to-school ready for the 2021-2022 year. That is why YWCA local associations across our network have been busy offering camps and other summer programming to uplift our youth despite the structural, social, and educational challenges posed by… Continue Reading  YWCA Summer Camps and Programming Help Kids Beat the “COVID Slide”

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Supporting Our Young People During Mental Health Awareness Month and Beyond

Friday, May 28, 2021

By Barb Solish, Director of Youth and Young Adult Initiatives, National Alliance on Mental Illness We are more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, which upended life as we knew it and caused a generation of Americans to miss out on milestones and activities such as prom, sports, and graduation. As many transition to… Continue Reading Supporting Our Young People During Mental Health Awareness Month and Beyond

YWCA USA Receives Generous Contribution from MacKenzie Scott to Fund Mission-Based Work to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women

Thursday, December 17, 2020

For Immediate Release: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331  Washington, D.C., – This week, YWCA USA received a generous donation from entrepreneur, author, advocate, and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott as part of her dedication to her giving pledge and ongoing commitment to provide immediate support to people suffering the health and economic impacts of… Continue Reading YWCA USA Receives Generous Contribution from MacKenzie Scott to Fund Mission-Based Work to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women