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Letter from the CEO

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

  Dear Friends, Supporters, and Partners: As we face these uncertain times, YWCA continues to serve communities across the nation – big and small – as we have done for over 160 years. While our mission is to serve the most vulnerable, the COVID-19 pandemic has made our mission more critical than ever, as those… Continue Reading Letter from the CEO

YWomenVote2020: A National Conversation with America’s Women – New Hampshire 1/29

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

YWomenVote 2020 – YWCA’s third national bipartisan survey of women in the United States – explores their economic, health, gender-based violence, workplace equity, and racial justice experiences and concerns. Join YWCA for the first in a series of conversations on why women will vote in the 2020 election, and why their policy priorities should be… Continue Reading YWomenVote2020: A National Conversation with America’s Women – New Hampshire 1/29

YWomenVote 2020: We Mobilize Women

Thursday, December 12, 2019

By Alejandra Y. Castillo, President and CEO, YWCA Conversations surrounding the state of our union often paint the picture of a country divided. Our national survey of women and women of color across the United States suggests otherwise. Here’s what we learned about how women will shape the 2020 election. Spoiler alert: we’re together. In… Continue Reading YWomenVote 2020: We Mobilize Women

YWCA World Council: Young Women Transforming Power Structures

Friday, November 22, 2019

Every four years, YWCA leaders from countries around the world come together to move the World YWCA movement forward, recommitting to our powerful mission and sharing lessons and stories with one another. This week at the 29th World Council, representatives from 70 countries came together to focus on the leadership of young women and how… Continue Reading YWCA World Council: Young Women Transforming Power Structures

Run As You Are: How VoteRunLead Inspires Women to Lead

Friday, September 13, 2019

Episode #11 – September 5, 2019 Subscribe to the Organize Your Butterflies Podcast: APPLE PODCASTS  |  GOOGLE PLAY  |  STITCHER  |  SPOTIFY | TUNEIN | RSS Erin Vilardi, Founder and Director of VoteRunLead In the latest episode of “Organize Your Butterflies,” YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo sits down with Erin Vilardi, Founder and Director of VoteRunLead. In this episode, released in conjunction… Continue Reading Run As You Are: How VoteRunLead Inspires Women to Lead

Introducing YWCA’s Data-Driven, Interactive Map Initiative

Friday, July 26, 2019

YWCA’s new interactive data map helps tell the story of how critical our work is to women, children, and families throughout the United States. We’ve always known firsthand about the demand for social services in our communities, but this innovative online tool is a game-changer: it showcases the impact of our work at the local, state,… Continue Reading Introducing YWCA’s Data-Driven, Interactive Map Initiative