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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.

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

Empowered Women Change the World

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

As my first month as interim CEO comes to a close, I am filled with excitement for the future of our work and for the resilient women we serve each day. The most rewarding part so far has been witnessing the profound commitment of YWCA USA staff to move our Strategic Business Plan forward and… Continue Reading Empowered Women Change the World

It’s Our Time Now!

Friday, January 29, 2021

On Inauguration Day, many of us were finally able to breathe a sigh of relief and find renewed hope towards unity, democracy, and equity. So much has happened over the past month – quite frankly, over the past four years – that have made our work towards racial justice and gender equity more challenging yet… Continue Reading It’s Our Time Now!

Forward Together

Thursday, November 19, 2020

  On Saturday, I felt like I was finally able to breathe a sigh of relief. A breath that many of you were probably also able to take after four years of division, confusion, and hopelessness for the future. With a record-breaking number of ballots cast even before election day and the highest overall turnout of… Continue Reading Forward Together