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We Stand Against Gun Violence

Monday, August 5, 2019

For Immediate Release: Contact: Nancy Yasharoff 202.835.2364 | nyasharoff@ywca.org Statement from YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo: Today, our prayers and support are with the people of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.  Yet once again, we stand with communities that have been terrorized by active shooters whose only goal is to unleash fear, inflict pain… Continue Reading We Stand Against Gun Violence

Introducing YWCA’s Data-Driven, Interactive Map Initiative

Friday, July 26, 2019

YWCA’s new interactive data map helps tell the story of how critical our work is to women, children, and families throughout the United States. We’ve always known firsthand about the demand for social services in our communities, but this innovative online tool is a game-changer: it showcases the impact of our work at the local, state,… Continue Reading Introducing YWCA’s Data-Driven, Interactive Map Initiative

Empowering Women and Lifting Diverse Voices: We Must Stand Together

Thursday, July 18, 2019

#RunAsYouAre Partners Statement on “The Squad” Joint Statement from YWCA USA, VoteRunLead, IGNITE, and United State of Women Rally cries and tweets calling for four elected women of color to “go back home” have, once again, revealed the depth of racism and gender bias that have hindered the leadership of women and people of color… Continue Reading Empowering Women and Lifting Diverse Voices: We Must Stand Together

SCOTUS blocks 2020 Census citizenship question for now

Thursday, June 27, 2019

For Immediate Release: Contact: Nancy Yasharoff 202.835.2364 | nyasharoff@ywca.org Statement from YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo: Today, the Supreme Court took an important step in the right direction to protect our constitution and our democracy by affirming a lower court ruling that challenged the underlying motives for the proposed addition of a citizenship question to… Continue Reading SCOTUS blocks 2020 Census citizenship question for now