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YWCA USA’s Statement on the Nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

For Immediate Release Contact: Danielle Marse-Kapr YWCA USA P 202.835.2364 | dmarsekapr@ywca.org Washington, DC, March 16, 2016 — Today, YWCA USA released the following statement on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court: YWCA USA thanks President Obama for fulfilling his important constitutional duty, by today nominating Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court. We… Continue Reading YWCA USA’s Statement on the Nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court

YWCA USA Statement: Dallas Shooting

Friday, July 8, 2016

The shooting of twelve police officers and two other citizens during a peaceful protest last night is a horrendous crime. YWCA USA extends our deepest sympathies to those impacted, and as in all cases of violent crimes, we urge that justice be served swiftly and fairly. YWCA USA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement: Dallas Shooting

YWCA USA Statement: Alton Sterling

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

YWCA USA is appalled by the shooting death of Alton Sterling at the hands of Baton Rouge police. In the wake of yet another tragedy, we urge the Department of Justice to pursue a proper, immediate, transparent investigation that leads to proportionate justice. Too often, state violence against communities of color occurs with little or… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement: Alton Sterling

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