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

Congress Must Act Immediately to Reauthorize Federal Legislation to Protect All Victims of Violence

Monday, February 25, 2013

by Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D. CEO, YWCA USA “Are you or your children in a life-threatening situation? Are you in immediate danger? Does your abuser have access to weapons or guns of any kind?” These are the very first questions to be asked when a victim of violence walks through the door of a YWCA. The… Continue Reading Congress Must Act Immediately to Reauthorize Federal Legislation to Protect All Victims of Violence

YWCA Applauds Recent Progress on Immigration Reform and VAWA

Thursday, January 31, 2013

By Desiree Hoffman Director of Advocacy, YWCA USA There is a sense of hope, or even cautious optimism, in the air in Washington, D.C., thanks to strong movement on two important legislative priorities that greatly impact key YWCA constituencies and local associations: immigration reform and the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). This week,… Continue Reading YWCA Applauds Recent Progress on Immigration Reform and VAWA