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Exploring Race and Racism Pilot Program at Southern Hills Middle Sc

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Exploring Race and Racism Pilot Program at Southern Hills Middle School YWCA Boulder County is on a mission to eliminate racism, and last year we actively supported an important pilot program launched by a White 6th grade teacher in partnership with a Black poetic-storyteller. When our CEO, Debbie Pope, learned that racially motivated bullying against… Continue Reading Exploring Race and Racism Pilot Program at Southern Hills Middle Sc

NIST and Zayo Host YWCA’s Virtual STEM E3 Jam Sessions for Students

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Over the past month we have kicked off our fall virtual STEM E3 programming with two amazing Jam Sessions with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Zayo Group! For both Jam Sessions, over 20 young girls of color from Boulder Valley School District joined us online to learn from a panel of female… Continue Reading NIST and Zayo Host YWCA’s Virtual STEM E3 Jam Sessions for Students

YWCA Boulder County Hosts “Shecession” Discussion

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

YWCA Boulder County has joined YWCA USA in highlighting the economic impact of COVID-19 on women in the United States. YWCA USA, in conjunction with the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, recently released a new white paper entitled “America’s Recovery from the 2020 “Shecession”: Building a Female Future… Continue Reading YWCA Boulder County Hosts “Shecession” Discussion

YWCA Boulder Highlights Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the cultural and historical contributions of Americans tracing their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South American and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean.  The month begins on September 15, coinciding with several important anniversaries of independence in Latin American countries, and continues until October 15. Here in Boulder County, Latinx… Continue Reading YWCA Boulder Highlights Hispanic Heritage Month