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YWCA Statement on the Murder of Walter Wallace

Thursday, October 29, 2020

On Monday afternoon, police officers shot and killed 27-year-old Walter Wallace, Jr., in a West Philadelphia neighborhood. Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement in response to Mr. Wallace’s death. Our communities are hurting across the country from Minneapolis, Louisville to Philadelphia, how many more days and nights must we mourn… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the Murder of Walter Wallace

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Childcare and workforce realities create “she-cession” amid COVID-19

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries, contact: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications YWCA USA yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 LBJ School, YWCA USA outline new policy approaches for addressing women’s economic security needs The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and YWCA USA announced today the release of a… Continue Reading Childcare and workforce realities create “she-cession” amid COVID-19

YWCA USA Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States announced the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after a years-long fight against cancer. Justice Ginsburg was 87. Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA released the following statement: “Our nation has lost a champion of equality. Justice Ginsburg was… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg