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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

YWCA USA Supports the DREAM LEAD Institute with Trinity University and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

For Immediate Release: Juan Sepulveda jsepulv1@trinity.edu 30, Young-Professional DACA Recipients from Across the Country Receive Intensive, Year-Round Leadership Training to Maximize Impact in Community and United States Washington, DC – YWCA USA will join Trinity University and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) in supporting a new, year-round, intensive leadership institute exclusively for DACA recipients called the… Continue Reading YWCA USA Supports the DREAM LEAD Institute with Trinity University and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

A historic election: Record wins for women, women of color

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org Statement from YWCA USA on the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections Washington, D.C. — Last night was a historic election night, with record-breaking victories from women and people of color both on the ballot and in voter turnout. An unprecedented number of women ran in the 2018 midterm… Continue Reading A historic election: Record wins for women, women of color

YWCA Statement on the Mass Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue

Monday, October 29, 2018

The following is a joint statement from YWCA USA and YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Board of Directors and Senior Leadership: We continue to offer our sincerest condolences to the individuals, families, friends, neighbors, and loved ones affected by the tragedy in Pittsburgh this past weekend. We offer our full support to the Jewish community of Pittsburgh… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the Mass Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue