YWCA Urges Swift Senate Action Following House Passage of Build Back Better Act

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YWCA Urges Swift Senate Action Following House Passage of Build Back Better Act

Friday, November 19, 2021

After an all-night debate, the U.S. House of Representatives finally passed the Build Back Better Act taking a significant step forward toward investing in the country’s social infrastructure and providing long overdue support for the women and families hardest hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the vote, YWCA USA Interim CEO & COO, Elisha Rhodes,… Continue Reading YWCA Urges Swift Senate Action Following House Passage of Build Back Better Act

Action Alert: Call Congress Now About Debt Negotiation!

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Call Congress Now! “As for additional revenue, I don’t see a reasonable solution to our long-term problem without it.” ~Peter G. Peterson, Fiscal Conservative Monday, President Obama spoke to the nation regarding the debt talks in Washington. Calling on leaders of both parties to continue negotiations, the President laid out why he believed a balanced… Continue Reading Action Alert: Call Congress Now About Debt Negotiation!

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

A Clear Message at YWCA USA Annual Conference: More Women Need to Run for Political Office

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

by Amberlie Phillips Chief Development Officer, YWCA Utah The YWCA USA conference a few weeks ago was full of inspiring speakers, great networking, and wonderful educational opportunities. I learned so much during each portion of the conference – from watching my CEO and a YWCA USA Board Member gracefully navigate an advocacy day meeting with… Continue Reading A Clear Message at YWCA USA Annual Conference: More Women Need to Run for Political Office

Take Action: Tell Your Senator to Pass the Minimum Wage Fairness Act!

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

By Danielle Marse-KaprSenior Advocacy and Policy Associate, Economic Empowerment YWCA USA Every year that Congress fails to increase the federal minimum wage, the value of the minimum wage declines considerably, driving more families into poverty. This is why it’s critical that the Senate brings the Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 2223) to a vote today and… Continue Reading Take Action: Tell Your Senator to Pass the Minimum Wage Fairness Act!