Top Five on Friday – September 13

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Top Five on Friday – September 13

Friday, September 13, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA Congress returned to work as of Monday of this week, and although they have a long to-do list, there are certain issues that we think it’s time to prioritize before additional sequester cuts kick in on October 1. From voting rights to immigration reform,… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday – September 13

Top Five on Friday

Friday, July 26, 2013

By Katie Stanton Social Media & Online Engagement Manager, YWCA USA This week was a busy one for equality, economic empowerment, safety and education. But there’s a common thread in this wide range of stories: it’s time to move past “conversation” and take action, as one kindergartner did in Ohio. Click here to join the YWCA’s… Continue Reading Top Five on Friday

February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: Lizzi’s Story

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

By: Lizzi Newton ENOUGH Program, YWCA Knoxville Approximately one in every five female high school students (aged 13 to 19) reports having been physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. To put this in perspective, imagine a high school class with 20 female students: four… Continue Reading February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: Lizzi’s Story