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YWCA Monthly Newsletter

YWCA: We Do the Work, A Monthly Update is electronic newsletter featuring the latest information on our initiatives and the work that each of you do every day to drive real change.

Supporting Survivors, Building Thriving Futures

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Over the past year, our nation has been in the midst of multiple, intersecting crises that exacerbate disparities and endanger survivors of gender-based, domestic, and sexual violence. Facing increasing demand for gender-based violence services, we have weathered the ongoing challenges faced during the pandemic and continued supporting survivors as they work to build thriving futures… Continue Reading Supporting Survivors, Building Thriving Futures

The Time to Act is NOW!

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Can we stop talking about racial justice now? After all, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years for the death of George Floyd. After all, Juneteenth was declared a federal holiday. It has been more than a year since an unprecedented wave of multi-racial protests erupted across the country. In a… Continue Reading The Time to Act is NOW!

Moving from Reckoning to Resolution

Friday, April 30, 2021

Earlier this month, we kicked off our annual Stand Against Racism campaign during a profound moment in our nation’s history. The world watched as guilty verdicts on all counts were read in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. While this verdict was a profound moment and offered some resolution for the trauma… Continue Reading Moving from Reckoning to Resolution