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Women Stand In Solidarity: #BelieveSurvivors

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Time and time again, it is women who, when confronted with the gut-wrenching challenges of our time—sexual harassment, racism, economic adversity, and more—find the strength to work relentlessly to move society to a better place. We create real, positive and transformational change through our actions, through our voices, and through our vote. When the powerful… Continue Reading Women Stand In Solidarity: #BelieveSurvivors

From Suffrage to a Seat at the Table

Friday, August 24, 2018

  By Saryn Francis, Communications Associate, YWCA USA  August 26th is known to many as Women’s Equality Day, a day that commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote. Although this was a momentous day in women’s history, it is important to recognize that not all women were actually… Continue Reading From Suffrage to a Seat at the Table

Not a Moment, but a Movement: YWCA’s Impact at Essence Fest 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Last week, YWCA USA, YWCA Lincoln, and YWCA Lower Cape Fear joined nearly half a million Black women in all their beauty and diversity in New Orleans for the largest ever Essence Festival. We were thrilled to launch a partnership with Essence’s Path to Power activation to highlight the important work our YWCAs do across the country to empower women,… Continue Reading Not a Moment, but a Movement: YWCA’s Impact at Essence Fest 2018

Families Belong Together and Free

Thursday, June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 30, YWCA and many other organizations will be gathering in Washington, D.C. and communities across the country to say that families belong together and free – and to demand that this administration reunite families immediately and end family separation and detention. We encourage you to join us and hundreds of thousands of… Continue Reading Families Belong Together and Free

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