Building a Culture of Solidarity in a former “Sundown Town”

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Uncomfortably Predictable: Race, Community and the Cycle of Violence

Friday, August 15, 2014

By Donte Hilliard, Director of Mission Impact, YWCA USA We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. – U. S. Declaration of Independence 1776 YWCA is dedicated to… Continue Reading Uncomfortably Predictable: Race, Community and the Cycle of Violence

White House Summit Highlights Issues Facing Working Families

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

By Danielle Marse-Kapr Senior Advocacy and Policy Associate, Economic Empowerment, YWCA USA Earlier this week, 10 representatives from the YWCA joined over 1,000 attendees at the White House Summit on Working Families. As anticipated, the summit highlighted issues facing working parents – particularly mothers who do paid work. There was no shortage of clout in… Continue Reading White House Summit Highlights Issues Facing Working Families

When Women Succeed

Monday, June 30, 2014

By Matt King Director of Employment & Regional Services, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish “When women succeed, America succeeds.” It’s not just common sense; it was also the theme of the White House Summit on Working Families on June 23. Too many working women and families live in poverty, and too often, working parents… Continue Reading When Women Succeed