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YWCA Recognizes Women of 9/11; CNN to Air Women of 9/11 Documentary

Friday, September 9, 2011

Join us as we commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The YWCA USA recognizes the courage and strength of our women first responders, who selflessly risked their lives to help thousands of victims of 9/11. No such act should go unrecognized; the YWCA honors these women, and we welcome you to… Continue Reading YWCA Recognizes Women of 9/11; CNN to Air Women of 9/11 Documentary

YWCA CEO Gloria Lau Meets with White House Officials on Jobs for Women

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Tonight at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time, President Obama will address a joint session of Congress. The President’s speech will focus on his jobs plan which is expected to include initiatives aimed at creating jobs, assistance for state and local governments and assistance for unemployed workers. In anticipation of the speech, YWCA USA Chief Executive Officer… Continue Reading YWCA CEO Gloria Lau Meets with White House Officials on Jobs for Women

Action Alert: Call Congress Now About Debt Negotiation!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Call Congress Now! “As for additional revenue, I don’t see a reasonable solution to our long-term problem without it.” ~Peter G. Peterson, Fiscal Conservative Monday, President Obama spoke to the nation regarding the debt talks in Washington. Calling on leaders of both parties to continue negotiations, the President laid out why he believed a balanced… Continue Reading Action Alert: Call Congress Now About Debt Negotiation!

“You Don’t Know JACK… But You Will” — Career Advice for Recent Grads from Leah Moss

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

(The Stuff They NEVER Mention Before You Graduate) by Rhonda Bishop YWCA USA Advocacy Associate Leah Moss, 23, founder, publisher, and editor-in-chief of JACK Detroit magazine had a difficult time landing a job after graduation, so she launched her own business instead. Here, she offers these five tips for recent college graduates who are still… Continue Reading “You Don’t Know JACK… But You Will” — Career Advice for Recent Grads from Leah Moss

Audio: Interview with Leah Moss, founder of JACK Detroit

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

YWCA USA’s Rhonda Bishop interviews Leah Moss, the 23-year-old founder of JACK Detroit magazine. Moss dishes how she started the magazine, creative ways to raise funds during a recession, her favorite celebrity interview, and advice for young entrepreneurs. 32:15 Listen now (MP3)   Related Posts: The Young & The Restless: How One Recent Graduate Hired… Continue Reading Audio: Interview with Leah Moss, founder of JACK Detroit

Conference Call on Debt Ceiling Talks This Thursday, July 14, 2011

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The Coalition on Human Needs (CHN), YWCA’s partner in the SAVE Coalition, is hosting a conference call this Thursday, July 14, 2011, to update advocates on the debt and deficit negotiations in Washington. Learn the latest information on the federal budget battle, what’s at stake for women, children and families, and how grassroots organizations, community… Continue Reading Conference Call on Debt Ceiling Talks This Thursday, July 14, 2011

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