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YWCA USA Receives Grant from Google to Support Girls in STEM

Friday, March 22, 2019

For Immediate Release: Nancy Yasharoff nyasharoff@ywca.org | 202.835.2365 Washington, DC, March 19, 2019 – Google.org is awarding $5M to YWCA USA, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and UnidosUS, as part of the company’s larger $25 million commitment in 2019 to increase Black and Latinx students’ access to computer science and artificial intelligence education across the United… Continue Reading YWCA USA Receives Grant from Google to Support Girls in STEM

Remember Whose Land You’re On: The 2019 Indigenous People’s Movement

Friday, January 18, 2019

By Lily Eisner, Policy & Program Assistant, YWCA USA Today, January 18, 2019, Indigenous people from around the world are joining together in Washington, D.C. to bring awareness to the issues and injustices facing Indigenous individuals, families, communities, and lands. The first-ever Indigenous Peoples March, organized by international grassroots collective Indigenous Peoples Movement, represents incredible… Continue Reading Remember Whose Land You’re On: The 2019 Indigenous People’s Movement

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