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It’s election day: statement from YWCA USA CEO, Margaret Mitchell

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Today, Election Day, November 8, 2022, voters across the nation will be deciding more than 7,000 local, state, and federal electoral contests. YWCA is committed to registering, empowering, and educating voters and potential voters about civic engagement and the issues and concerns that matter most to women. Ahead of the outcomes of these Midterm results,… Continue Reading It’s election day: statement from YWCA USA CEO, Margaret Mitchell

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YWCA USA Holds Virtual Briefing On YWOMEN Vote Survey – Congressional Action Needed Now

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

  Washington D.C. – Today, in a virtual briefing, YWCA USA brought leaders from five states together to highlight the findings from its 5th national YWomenVote survey.  The findings represent the voices of more than 3,500 women across the nation and reflect their top economic, health, safety, and societal concerns and priorities for Congress ahead of… Continue Reading YWCA USA Holds Virtual Briefing On YWOMEN Vote Survey – Congressional Action Needed Now

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YWCA USA Survey Highlights National Concerns and Policy Priorities – Majority of Women and Women of Color Want Action Now

Friday, September 2, 2022

  Washington, DC – YWCA USA’s 5th national YWomenVote survey* examined the priorities of women and women of color across America and revealed their concerns about a broad range of economic and societal issues. Two-thirds of the more than 3,000 women surveyed recognize that both federal and state midterm elections will have an impact on their… Continue Reading YWCA USA Survey Highlights National Concerns and Policy Priorities – Majority of Women and Women of Color Want Action Now

UScellular to Donate $4.7 Million in Wireless Hotspots and Service to 17 YWCA Local Associations Across the Country

Monday, August 22, 2022

  Organizations team up to help bridge the “homework gap”   Chicago (August 22, 2022) – Sixteen million kids in the United States don’t have access to the internet at home. Through its After School Access Project, UScellular is determined to help kids get the connectivity they need to be successful in an increasing technology-based… Continue Reading UScellular to Donate $4.7 Million in Wireless Hotspots and Service to 17 YWCA Local Associations Across the Country