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A historic election: Record wins for women, women of color

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org Statement from YWCA USA on the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections Washington, D.C. — Last night was a historic election night, with record-breaking victories from women and people of color both on the ballot and in voter turnout. An unprecedented number of women ran in the 2018 midterm… Continue Reading A historic election: Record wins for women, women of color

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

YWCA USA Partners with Centene Corporation to Develop Teen Wellness Program

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Donte Hilliard, YWCA USA 202-835-2367 YWCA USA in partnership with Centene Corporation, has undertaken a three-year project to research, develop, and pilot a new program with a unique approach to addressing long-term wellness outcomes, Young Women Choosing Action. The project is supported by funding from the Centene Foundation. In the first… Continue Reading YWCA USA Partners with Centene Corporation to Develop Teen Wellness Program

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

YWCA USA urges the immediate reauthorization of VAWA

Thursday, July 26, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2018) — Today, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) (H.R. 6545). This legislation includes key enhancements to VAWA to help ensure critical protections and access to resources for all survivors. The 2018 VAWA reauthorization bill makes modest… Continue Reading YWCA USA urges the immediate reauthorization of VAWA