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A Look Back at Our 2018 Leadership & Capacity Building Institute

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Just last week, YWCA USA hosted our biennial Leadership & Capacity Building Institute (LCBI) conference in San Antonio, Texas, welcoming over two hundred YWCA leaders from across the country for four days of trainings, panel discussions, and more. Together, we focused on engaging and addressing some of the many critical issues that define YWCA health,… Continue Reading A Look Back at Our 2018 Leadership & Capacity Building Institute

Dolores Huerta & Joan Ryan, YWCA AK

My Time at USOW 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

By Joan Ryan, Women’s Wellness Manager, YWCA Alaska It was Saturday, May 5th, at 6:30 in the morning when I joined the different YWCA delegates at the lobby of the Hotel Figueroa in Los Angeles. It was as great start because I was so glad to meet other YWCA leaders from around the country, including… Continue Reading My Time at USOW 2018

It Starts with US!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

By Desiré Bennett, Advocacy Manager, YWCA Greater Cincinnati I stealthily slipped into the cavernous Shrine Auditorium about 20 minutes before it flooded with hordes of more than 6,000 other anxious women and girls (and some men) eager to score good seats. The auditorium was abuzz with stage hands, sound technicians, and musical talent running a… Continue Reading It Starts with US!

The Road to Equality and Justice in the U.S. Runs Through the Women’s Community

Thursday, March 8, 2018

By Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA Generations of women began their paths to empowerment, safety, and economic security by entering the doors of the YWCA, because for over 160 years, YWCA USA has continued to #PressForProgress. From voting rights to civil rights; from affordable housing to equal pay; from ending gender-based discrimination to helping… Continue Reading The Road to Equality and Justice in the U.S. Runs Through the Women’s Community