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YWCA USA Honors Extraordinary Women Leaders at National Conference Awards

Saturday, June 8, 2019

YWCA USA Honors Sen. Joni Ernst, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, Rep. Debbie Dingell, Fatima Goss Graves, Brittany Packnett, and Mónica Ramirez at 2019 National Conference Awards For Immediate Release June 6, 2019 Washington, DC, June 6, 2019 — YWCA USA honored the achievements of extraordinary women leaders Sen. Joni Ernst, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, Rep.… Continue Reading YWCA USA Honors Extraordinary Women Leaders at National Conference Awards

Virginia’s Leadership Crisis: The Intersection of Race and Gender Injustice

Friday, February 8, 2019

For Immediate Release: Contact: Nancy Yasharoff 202.835.2364 | nyasharoff@ywca.org The events that have gripped the Commonwealth of Virginia over the past week have brought to the fore our nation’s painful history and continued struggles around the intersecting issues of race and gender. The news from Virginia’s capital has resurrected the pain and suffering inflicted by… Continue Reading Virginia’s Leadership Crisis: The Intersection of Race and Gender Injustice

YWCA USA Responds to the 2019 State of the Union

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

For Immediate Release: Contact: Nancy Yasharoff 202.835.2364 | nyasharoff@ywca.org YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo issued the following statement in response to the 2019 State of the Union address: President Trump’s proclamations of unity during his 2019 State of the Union address stands in stark contrast to the reality of this administration’s actions. This year… Continue Reading YWCA USA Responds to the 2019 State of the Union

YWCA USA and Partners in Women’s Advocacy Community Urge Congress to Prioritize the Needs and Concerns of Women and Girls

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Letter to Congress: Women’s Community Legislative Priorities to Build a Strong Foundation for Women and Girls YWCA USA and partners from over 63 national, state, and local organizations in the women’s advocacy community urge Members of Congress to take action on the key needs and concerns of women and girls. As a country, we have… Continue Reading YWCA USA and Partners in Women’s Advocacy Community Urge Congress to Prioritize the Needs and Concerns of Women and Girls