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YWCA SCOTUS Announcement Statement

Friday, February 25, 2022

Today, President Biden honored his campaign promise to nominate the first Black woman to the Supreme Court of the United States. As an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism, YWCA USA CEO, Margaret Mitchell, issued the following statement: “Over the course of its history, the Supreme Court of the United States… Continue Reading YWCA SCOTUS Announcement Statement

The Unsung Legacy of Black Feminism: From Jane Crow to Intersectionality

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

At YWCA, our mission is inspired by the perspectives of Black feminists who have consistently transformed the fights for gender equity and racial justice. During Black Herstory Month, we’re celebrating Black feminism and centering the work of powerful Black sheroes past and present doing the critical work to eliminate racism and empower women. As leaders… Continue Reading The Unsung Legacy of Black Feminism: From Jane Crow to Intersectionality

YWCA USA Names Margaret Mitchell as CEO

Thursday, October 14, 2021

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries, please contact: Courtney Holsworth, cholsworth@rabengroup.com, (989) 572-8162 YWCA USA NAMES MARGARET MITCHELL AS CEO Veteran racial justice and local YWCA association leader to head YWCA USA Washington, D.C. — YWCA USA, one of the nation’s oldest and largest women’s organizations, announced today its Board of Directors has selected… Continue Reading YWCA USA Names Margaret Mitchell as CEO

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A Story of Empowerment, Education, & Advocacy: How YWCA Supports AAPI Communities

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Year-round, YWCA demands justice and provides support to diverse communities across the country with the vision of forging a world where women, girls, and people of color can thrive. Observances such as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month allow us to celebrate, reflect, and uplift one of the unique communities close to our hearts.… Continue Reading A Story of Empowerment, Education, & Advocacy: How YWCA Supports AAPI Communities