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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

YWCA USA urges the immediate reauthorization of VAWA

Thursday, July 26, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2018) — Today, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) (H.R. 6545). This legislation includes key enhancements to VAWA to help ensure critical protections and access to resources for all survivors. The 2018 VAWA reauthorization bill makes modest… Continue Reading YWCA USA urges the immediate reauthorization of VAWA

YWCA USA strongly opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court

Monday, July 9, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org Washington, D.C. (July 9, 2018) — Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA, issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court: “Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court would be a huge blow to hard-won progress… Continue Reading YWCA USA strongly opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court

Hispanic Heritage Foundation and YWCA USA Lead Delegation to McAllen, Texas

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org Hispanic Heritage Foundation and YWCA USA Lead Delegation of Advocates to McAllen, Texas, In Support of Refugee and Immigrant Families and Children Separated At the Border Group will meet with Sister Norma Pimentel, host a vigil, prayer breakfast and women’s circle, and deliver food at the Humanitarian Respite… Continue Reading Hispanic Heritage Foundation and YWCA USA Lead Delegation to McAllen, Texas