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YWCA Statement on Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee Supreme Court Decision

Thursday, July 1, 2021

On July 1, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee upholding Arizona’s laws that discarded ballots cast in the wrong precinct and severely limits the ability of third parties to collect ballots and hand them over to election officials. YWCA USA Interim CEO and COO… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee Supreme Court Decision

YWCA USA To Honor Extraordinary Women Leaders At Women Of Distinction Awards Gala

YWCA USA to Honor Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala

Monday, June 21, 2021

  MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release: Yolanda Raine Senior Director, Marketing and Communications yraine@ywca.org 202-524-5331 Honorees include Taraji P. Henson, Latosha Brown, Mari Copeny, Lisa Mensah, Dr. Leana Wen with opening remarks from Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton YWCA USA will celebrate, recognize, and honor women, girls, and organizations for their work and impact… Continue Reading YWCA USA to Honor Extraordinary Women Leaders at Women of Distinction Awards Gala

George Floyd Statement

YWCA Statement on the One-Year Commemoration of George Floyd’s Death

Thursday, May 20, 2021

In observance of the one-year commemoration of the death of George Floyd, YWCA USA, YWCA Minneapolis, and YWCA St. Paul have issued the following joint statement: As we observe the one-year commemoration of the death of George Floyd on May 25, we can be sure of one thing: the protests and court proceedings after his… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the One-Year Commemoration of George Floyd’s Death