YWCA Works to Prevent Violence on College Campuses during Back-to-School Season

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YWCA Works to Prevent Violence on College Campuses during Back-to-School Season

Friday, September 10, 2021

In conjunction with the back-to-school season, during September we observe National Campus Safety Awareness Month to encourage conversations about awareness and prevention of violence at colleges and universities across the country. On average, 1 in 3 women have experienced physical or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime and 1 in 5 women are… Continue Reading YWCA Works to Prevent Violence on College Campuses during Back-to-School Season

Why I (Will) Vote: To Make A Difference

Monday, September 22, 2014

Voting for leaders and policies that will put us on a path toward ending homelessness is essential. Registering to vote is the first step in creating change through the democratic process, but about a quarter of Washingtonians who are eligible to vote aren’t registered! To inspire our readers to register (or to update your registered address… Continue Reading Why I (Will) Vote: To Make A Difference

The Top 10 Questions to Ask About Your Title IX Rights on a College Visit

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

By Michaela Olson Intern, NWLC ‘Tis the season for college visiting. As campuses across America are flooded with high school students this summer, there are some hard-hitting, crucial questions to keep in mind—and they may help to give you better perspective on where you could spend some of the most formative years of your life.… Continue Reading The Top 10 Questions to Ask About Your Title IX Rights on a College Visit

Generation Progress: “Never Be Afraid to Take Educated Risks”

Friday, July 25, 2014

by Alexis Demandante and Gretchen Oertli  Communications and Advocacy Interns, YWCA USA Generation Progress hosted its annual Make Progress Summit last week, where millennials from across the DC area and from all over the country joined progressive leaders in discussing problems facing our generation. Workshops and panels covered topics like the student debt crisis, sexual assault… Continue Reading Generation Progress: “Never Be Afraid to Take Educated Risks”