Standing Amidst “Power”

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Standing Amidst “Power”

Thursday, November 11, 2021

by Matthew Stewart YWCA Boston In the same month that YWCA Boston is sponsoring the city’s third annual Stand Against Racism, Boston Magazine has distributed its April issue entitled “POWER” with the main story featuring “The 50 People Who Run This Town.” The magazine’s cover proudly presents 10 leaders from its “power list,” nearly all… Continue Reading Standing Amidst “Power”

Title IX: Where Are Women after 40 Years?

Thursday, November 11, 2021

by Sara Baker YWCA Knoxville, Tenn. Director of Women’s Advocacy and Written Communications This summer marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded education activities. Title IX revolutionized athletic programs for girls and women, and with the recent retirement of legendary University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball coach Pat… Continue Reading Title IX: Where Are Women after 40 Years?

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!

Equal Pay Is At the Forefront of the Women’s Movement

Thursday, September 17, 2015

YWCA USA staff had the opportunity to attend a talk at Turner4D about the women’s movement in the 21st century. The talk featured experts in the history and progress of the women’s movement both domestically and internationally. Celinda Lake of Lake Research and Partners covered the public perceptions of the women’s movement in the US.… Continue Reading Equal Pay Is At the Forefront of the Women’s Movement