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A Look Back at Our 2018 Leadership & Capacity Building Institute

Friday, June 15, 2018

June 14, 2018  Just last week, YWCA USA hosted our biennial Leadership & Capacity Building Institute (LCBI) conference in San Antonio, Texas, welcoming over two hundred YWCA leaders from across the country for four days of trainings, panel discussions, and more. Together, we focused on engaging and addressing some of the many critical issues that… Continue Reading A Look Back at Our 2018 Leadership & Capacity Building Institute

Dolores Huerta and YWCA USA staff member

My Time at USOW 2018

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May 17, 2018  By Joan Ryan, Women’s Wellness Manager, YWCA Alaska It was Saturday, May 5th, at 6:30 in the morning when I joined the different YWCA delegates at the lobby of the Hotel Figueroa in Los Angeles. It was as great start because I was so glad to meet other YWCA leaders from around… Continue Reading My Time at USOW 2018

Michelle Obama at United States of Women Summit

It Starts with US!

Thursday, May 17, 2018

By Desiré Bennett, Advocacy Manager, YWCA Greater Cincinnati I stealthily slipped into the cavernous Shrine Auditorium about 20 minutes before it flooded with hordes of more than 6,000 other anxious women and girls (and some men) eager to score good seats. The auditorium was abuzz with stage hands, sound technicians, and musical talent running a… Continue Reading It Starts with US!

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Pass the Dream Act

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Pass the Dream Act – Not Because of Our Productivity Value But Because Dreamers are Human Beings By Citlaly Mora, Senior Director for Women’s Resource Center and Latino Family Center, YWCA High Point On a day to day basis, I work with women, immigrants, and the Latinx population in High Point, a rural city in North… Continue Reading Pass the Dream Act

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YWCA Boulder County CEO to Attend 2018 United States of Women Summit

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Debbie Pope, the CEO of YWCA Boulder County, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering women and ending racism, will be attending the upcoming United States of Women Summit. The Summit takes place on May 5th and 6th in Los Angeles and includes prestigious speakers such as Tarana Burke, Michelle Obama and Jane Fonda. The Summit provides… Continue Reading YWCA Boulder County CEO to Attend 2018 United States of Women Summit