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Taking Action to Support Child Care Providers on National Provider Appreciation Day

Thursday, May 6, 2021

by Glenda Mathis, CEO, YWCA of Lubbock In the last few decades, women have broken barriers in nearly every field and there has been real progress in the opportunities women found to prove that they have every bit of competence, courage, commitment, and contribution necessary to give the nation’s economy a stronger workforce. So what… Continue Reading Taking Action to Support Child Care Providers on National Provider Appreciation Day

Why It’s Important to Address Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Monday, April 26, 2021

A Q&A with Dr. Cynthia Langtiw, Clinical Psychologist and Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology This year, as a part of our Stand Against Racism campaign, YWCA focused our efforts around the theme, From Declarations to Change: Addressing Racism as a Public Health. Public health is, and always has been, central to racial justice… Continue Reading Why It’s Important to Address Racism as a Public Health Crisis

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YWCA USA Statement on Mass Shooting in Boulder, Colorado

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

In response to the mass shooting that took place in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday evening, Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement: “Our deepest condolences are with the families and friends of those killed or injured in the horrific shootings in Boulder, Colorado, and with all Americans affected every day by… Continue Reading YWCA USA Statement on Mass Shooting in Boulder, Colorado

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VAWA 2021 YWCA Statement

Thursday, March 18, 2021

In response to the House of Representatives voting on and passing the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021, Elisha Rhodes, Interim CEO, YWCA USA has issued the following statement: “YWCA applauds the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021 (H.R. 1620) by the House of Representatives. VAWA is critical and… Continue Reading VAWA 2021 YWCA Statement