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YWCA Newsletter

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

We Can’t Wait Equity Justice Now

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Addressing racial and systemic inequality by engaging in social justice work is in our DNA. As a leader among racial justice organizations, we know that addressing long-standing systemic inequalities is hard work that will take generations. At YWCA USA, we are proud of the tireless work of YWCAs across the country that continue to lead… Continue Reading We Can’t Wait Equity Justice Now

Uplifting an Unsung Legacy

Saturday, January 1, 2022

January – February 2022 Pauli Murray once said, “Black women, historically, have been doubly victimized by the twin immoralities of Jim Crow and Jane Crow… Black women, faced with these dual barriers, have often found that sex bias is more formidable than racial bias.” At YWCA, our mission is fueled by the perspectives of Black… Continue Reading Uplifting an Unsung Legacy

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