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YWCA’s Letter to Mothers

Friday, May 8, 2020

by Catherine Beane, VP of Public Policy & Advocacy This weekend we salute all moms and mother-figures! As a mother to four boys, this weekend has always been a special time to share with my family. I’m proud of all of their endeavors and regularly brag to colleagues about their individual accomplishments – in my… Continue Reading YWCA’s Letter to Mothers

Stand Against Racism

Unhooded and Exposed: What COVID-19 Reveals about Racism in America

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

By: Sophia Clarke, Communications Associate, YWCA USA It’s shameful that the novel coronavirus 2019 pandemic should be model for human behavior. That is, COVID-19 does not discriminate. But among death, severe disease, and toilet paper depletion, xenophobia and racism too have found their way into how the disease will be remembered. It would seem that… Continue Reading Unhooded and Exposed: What COVID-19 Reveals about Racism in America

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