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Virginia’s Leadership Crisis: The Intersection of Race and Gender Injustice

Friday, February 8, 2019

For Immediate Release: Contact: Nancy Yasharoff 202.835.2364 | nyasharoff@ywca.org The events that have gripped the Commonwealth of Virginia over the past week have brought to the fore our nation’s painful history and continued struggles around the intersecting issues of race and gender. The news from Virginia’s capital has resurrected the pain and suffering inflicted by… Continue Reading Virginia’s Leadership Crisis: The Intersection of Race and Gender Injustice

YWCA USA Responds to the 2019 State of the Union

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

For Immediate Release: Contact: Nancy Yasharoff 202.835.2364 | nyasharoff@ywca.org YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo issued the following statement in response to the 2019 State of the Union address: President Trump’s proclamations of unity during his 2019 State of the Union address stands in stark contrast to the reality of this administration’s actions. This year… Continue Reading YWCA USA Responds to the 2019 State of the Union

YWCA USA and Partners in Women’s Advocacy Community Urge Congress to Prioritize the Needs and Concerns of Women and Girls

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Letter to Congress: Women’s Community Legislative Priorities to Build a Strong Foundation for Women and Girls YWCA USA and partners from over 63 national, state, and local organizations in the women’s advocacy community urge Members of Congress to take action on the key needs and concerns of women and girls. As a country, we have… Continue Reading YWCA USA and Partners in Women’s Advocacy Community Urge Congress to Prioritize the Needs and Concerns of Women and Girls

YWCA USA Receives $500K Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

For Immediate Release: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org | 202-467-0801 Washington, DC, October 9, 2018 – The Coco-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company, is awarding a $500,000 grant to YWCA USA to help women overcome barriers to starting, growing, and sustaining businesses while providing women with educational tools that will increase the knowledge and… Continue Reading YWCA USA Receives $500K Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

Impact Shares and YWCA Launch Women’s Empowerment ETF on NYSE

Monday, August 27, 2018

WOMN ETF uses capital markets to further YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women WASHINGTON D.C. / CHICAGO – August 27, 2018 – Today, Impact Shares and YWCA USA launch a first-of-its-kind ETF on the NYSE for investors to take action in the women’s empowerment movement. The WOMN ETF allows investors to deploy capital… Continue Reading Impact Shares and YWCA Launch Women’s Empowerment ETF on NYSE