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Giving Tuesday: Helping Women and Girls Become Equal, Powerful, & Unstoppable!

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Today is Giving Tuesday, it’s a day the world has decided to give together. We’ve set a big goal for today, and hope to raise $250,000 to support women, girls, and people of color in the communities we serve across the nation. This year, our #GivingTuesday campaign theme is Give To Her or #GiveToHerTuesday, because… Continue Reading Giving Tuesday: Helping Women and Girls Become Equal, Powerful, & Unstoppable!

YWCA Billings Opens Domestic Violence Shelter to Serve the Crow and Northern Cheyenne American Indian Reservations

Friday, November 19, 2021

Content Warning: This story includes depictions of domestic abuse and gender-based violence that may not be suitable for all audiences. By Merry Lee Olson, CEO YWCA Bilings YWCA Billings’ domestic and sexual violence services are the only ones addressing needs for survivors and victims of violence in a vast region of Montana that includes Big Horn… Continue Reading YWCA Billings Opens Domestic Violence Shelter to Serve the Crow and Northern Cheyenne American Indian Reservations

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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

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Women’s Equality Day

Thursday, August 26, 2021

By Elisha Rhodes, interim CEO and COO of YWCA The fight for women’s rights is one that is ongoing, fraught with challenges, and intrinsically tied to the struggle for racial justice—and now we are even more so reminded of this in the annual celebrations marking women’s suffrage in the U.S. Today is Women’s Equality Day,… Continue Reading Women’s Equality Day

YWCA Helps Youth Return Strong During Back-to-School Season

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

During the month of August, many communities across the nation are immersed in the back-to-school season, and this year, many are grappling with new challenges posed by COVID-19. With students around the globe facing the effects of the covid learning slide, increased social challenges, as well as lockdowns and disruptions to the educational calendar, it… Continue Reading YWCA Helps Youth Return Strong During Back-to-School Season

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To Protect Our Kids and Save Lives, Eliminate All Flavored Tobacco Products

Thursday, August 12, 2021

By Portia Reddick White, Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids While our nation continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t forget another public health crisis that is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States – tobacco use. As our kids return to in person schooling, we cannot forget… Continue Reading To Protect Our Kids and Save Lives, Eliminate All Flavored Tobacco Products