YWCA Statement on Texas Law S.B. 8

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YWCA Statement on Texas Law S.B. 8

Thursday, September 2, 2021

On September 1, 2021, a Texas law (S.B. 8) that bars abortions at six weeks went into effect after the Supreme Court and a federal appeals court failed to rule on pending emergency requests brought by abortion providers. YWCA USA Interim CEO and COO Elisha Rhodes has issued the following statement in response: “We are… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on Texas Law S.B. 8

The Power of Financial Literacy: How Economic Empowerment Can Improve Lives

Thursday, April 18, 2013

By Carol Klocek YWCA Fort Worth and Tarrant County “My family can save how much money each month by making that one change?” This has become one of our favorite questions asked by women who participate in the YWCA Financial Empowerment Program at YWCA Fort Worth & Tarrant County.  Modeled after the financial literacy program at… Continue Reading The Power of Financial Literacy: How Economic Empowerment Can Improve Lives

Growing Pains: The Changes and Challenges of Working for Minimum Wage

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

by Myra Johnson Board of Directors, YWCA Houston I was the typical 16-year-old. Wanted everything my friends owned but didn’t have a dime. We’d moved to a new neighborhood and I attended a newly constructed, top performing high school. As if defeated in battle, I tugged my mom’s ankles and whined about kids with cars,… Continue Reading Growing Pains: The Changes and Challenges of Working for Minimum Wage