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YWCA SOTU Statement

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

In response to the President’s State of the Union address on March 1, 2022, YWCA USA CEO Margaret Mitchell released the following statement: “At a time when women of color continue to bear the brunt of the economic and health impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic including skyrocketing caregiving needs –all while facing systemic barriers… Continue Reading YWCA SOTU Statement

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YWCA SCOTUS Announcement Statement

Friday, February 25, 2022

Today, President Biden honored his campaign promise to nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court of the United States. As an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism, YWCA USA CEO, Margaret Mitchell, issued the following statement: “Over the course of its history, the Supreme Court of the United States… Continue Reading YWCA SCOTUS Announcement Statement

The Unsung Legacy of Black Feminism: From Jane Crow to Intersectionality

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

At YWCA, our mission is inspired by the perspectives of Black feminists who have consistently transformed the fights for gender equity and racial justice. During Black Herstory Month, we’re celebrating Black feminism and centering the work of powerful Black sheroes past and present doing the critical work to eliminate racism and empower women. As leaders… Continue Reading The Unsung Legacy of Black Feminism: From Jane Crow to Intersectionality