Top Five on Friday – August 30

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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

“I Leave You Love” – A Tribute to Dr. Dorothy I. Height

Thursday, August 29, 2013

By Rhonda Bishop Policy Associate, Education and Young Women Engagement, YWCA USA Many remember the iconic wave and the infamous “I Have a Dream” speech. Some may even remember the solemn faces standing stoically behind Dr. King, looking out over 250,000 peaceful protesters gathered on the National Mall. Even fewer can remember the women who… Continue Reading “I Leave You Love” – A Tribute to Dr. Dorothy I. Height

Reflections from YWCA Leaders on the Historic 1963 March on Washington

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media Manager, YWCA USA  Tomorrow marks the official anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. We have been commemorating the YWCA’s historical involvement as one of the sponsors of the original March with reflections from our YWCA leaders about their experiences of that day.  A few of their personal reminiscences are… Continue Reading Reflections from YWCA Leaders on the Historic 1963 March on Washington