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YWCA USA Receives $500K Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

For Immediate Release: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org | 202-467-0801 Washington, DC, October 9, 2018 – The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company, is awarding a $500,000 grant to YWCA USA to help women overcome barriers to starting, growing, and sustaining businesses while providing women with educational tools that will increase the knowledge and… Continue Reading YWCA USA Receives $500K Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

YWCA USA Unveils Key Findings on Women’s Priorities During Critical GOTV Period

Monday, October 1, 2018

Economic Concerns, Gender- and Race-Based Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, Healthcare, and Gun Violence Top the List October 1, 2018 Catherine Beane 703.608.1404 Washington, D.C. — Today, YWCA USA launched its report, What Women Want 2018, a new national survey of American women commissioned by the organization to identify women’s public policy priorities. The survey is part of… Continue Reading YWCA USA Unveils Key Findings on Women’s Priorities During Critical GOTV Period

YWCA USA statement on Les Moonves: We stand with survivors

Monday, September 10, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org | 503.347.7705 Statement by YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo: “The recent horrifying allegations of sexual abuse, harassment, and intimidation against Les Moonves and CBS is just the latest case of powerful men exploiting their authority and being protected at the expense of women and survivors. We stand… Continue Reading YWCA USA statement on Les Moonves: We stand with survivors

YWCA USA Partners with Centene Corporation to Develop Teen Wellness Program

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Donte Hilliard, YWCA USA 202-835-2367 YWCA USA in partnership with Centene Corporation, has undertaken a three-year project to research, develop, and pilot a new program with a unique approach to addressing long-term wellness outcomes, Young Women Choosing Action. The project is supported by funding from the Centene Foundation. In the first… Continue Reading YWCA USA Partners with Centene Corporation to Develop Teen Wellness Program

Impact Shares and YWCA Launch Women’s Empowerment ETF on NYSE

Monday, August 27, 2018

WOMN ETF uses capital markets to further YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women WASHINGTON D.C. / CHICAGO – August 27, 2018 – Today, Impact Shares and YWCA USA launch a first-of-its-kind ETF on the NYSE for investors to take action in the women’s empowerment movement. The WOMN ETF allows investors to deploy capital… Continue Reading Impact Shares and YWCA Launch Women’s Empowerment ETF on NYSE