The American Dream: Absolutely No Tolerance for Domestic Violence

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The American Dream: Absolutely No Tolerance for Domestic Violence

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

By Yumhee Park Program Assistant for the Health and Reproductive Rights Department, National Women’s Law Center For the past month, during my morning and evening commute, I have been welcomed with a sign that says 1 in 4 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime. 1 in 4. That means out of my 3 college girlfriends… Continue Reading The American Dream: Absolutely No Tolerance for Domestic Violence

Top Five on Friday – August 30

Friday, August 30, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA It’s the end of summer, which means we’re getting ready for cooler weather, a new school year, and the start of holiday season. For this week’s Top Five, our theme is new beginnings – posts and stories that helped us renew and inspired us… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday – August 30

Top Five on Friday – August 9

Friday, August 9, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA If you have ever visited our website, ywca.org, and looked at all of the issues we work on, you might think it’s too much. How could we possibly take on immigration reform, budget and tax policy, health care, violence against women AND early childhood… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday – August 9

What Women Want: A Blog Carnival for Immigration Reform

Thursday, May 30, 2013

On June 6, 2013, we’re convening YWCA local associations, immigration reform activists and our national partners to call on Capitol Hill for the passage of comprehensive, common-sense reform with a focus on women, girls and immigrant communities. We’re calling it: “What Women Want: A National Day of Action for Immigration Reform.” To get ready, read… Continue Reading What Women Want: A Blog Carnival for Immigration Reform

Mother’s Day: Bittersweet Reminder of Immigrant Women’s Struggles

Thursday, May 30, 2013

By Priscilla Huang, JD Policy Director for the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) Originally published on 5/8/13 May 12 is the day to celebrate not only our mothers and motherhood, but also the many wonderful women who have touched our lives in one way or another. For me, this day is even more… Continue Reading Mother’s Day: Bittersweet Reminder of Immigrant Women’s Struggles