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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.

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

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!