A Story of Empowerment, Education, & Advocacy: How YWCA Supports AAPI Communities

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A Story of Empowerment, Education, & Advocacy: How YWCA Supports AAPI Communities

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Year-round, YWCA demands justice and provides support to diverse communities across the country with the vision of forging a world where women, girls, and people of color can thrive. Observances such as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month allow us to celebrate, reflect, and uplift one of the unique communities close to our hearts.… Continue Reading A Story of Empowerment, Education, & Advocacy: How YWCA Supports AAPI Communities

Recognizing the Importance of the Violence Against Women Act on Its 20th Anniversary

Saturday, September 13, 2014

By Hannah Brinson Violence Prevention Project Coordinator, YWCA Knoxville This Saturday marks the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA. VAWA was enacted in 1994 and includes measures to keep victims safe, and to hold perpetrators accountable. Here at the YWCA in Knoxville, Tennessee, the funding provided by VAWA has revolutionized our… Continue Reading Recognizing the Importance of the Violence Against Women Act on Its 20th Anniversary

The Top 10 Questions to Ask About Your Title IX Rights on a College Visit

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

By Michaela Olson Intern, NWLC ‘Tis the season for college visiting. As campuses across America are flooded with high school students this summer, there are some hard-hitting, crucial questions to keep in mind—and they may help to give you better perspective on where you could spend some of the most formative years of your life.… Continue Reading The Top 10 Questions to Ask About Your Title IX Rights on a College Visit

To Be Cured of HIV

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

For about a year, there has been much discussion about the possibility of a cure for HIV. Visit POZ’s website to learn more about the many different aspects to this conversation. For BABES Network-YWCA’s summer newsletter, we asked the question: What would it be like to be cured of HIV? Some people in our community… Continue Reading To Be Cured of HIV