The Power of Art as a Vehicle for Social Justice

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Finding My Identity

Friday, April 25, 2014

By Chloe Irizarry-Nelson Racial Justice Department Intern, YWCA Madison As a multiracial girl growing up in a diverse and largely low-income neighborhood on Long Island, I learned about the concept of race at a young age. I first learned a part of my identity when my mother and grandmother told me that I was Puerto… Continue Reading Finding My Identity

The Coolest Thing About Online Dating Sites

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

By Jenny L. Davis, PhD Quartz, a business and marketing website, recently released data on the Facebook dating app Are You Interested, which connects single people with others within the confines of their Facebook networks. Quartz’ data are based on a series of yes-or-no questions about who users are interested in, as well as response rates between users,… Continue Reading The Coolest Thing About Online Dating Sites

Top Five on Friday – September 27

Friday, September 27, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA Beginning on September 15, National Hispanic American Heritage Month is a celebration of Hispanic and Latino culture and history. This week’s Top Five on Friday marks the theme for this year: “Hispanics: Serving and Leading Our Nation with Pride and Honor.” 1. Nine undocumented… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday – September 27