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YWCA Boulder County in the News

Denver Post’s “Mile High Mamas”
September 27, 2018

All Things Boulder
September 27, 2018

Daily Camera
September 26, 2018

Colorado Daily
September 26, 2018

Broadway World
September 10, 2018

In Good Taste Denver
September 2, 2018

My Social Good News
August 29, 2018

Fox News – Denver: interview with Debbie
August 24, 2018

MSN News
August 24, 2018

Daily Camera interview with Debbie
August 10, 2018

Debbie’s Letter to the Editor of the Daily Camera 
August 10, 2018

Color Magazine
July 31, 2018

My Social Good News
July 30, 2018

Colorado Parent Magazine
July 2018

YWCA Boulder County Press Releases

YWCA Boulder County Announces Expansion of Board of Directors

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                 Media Contact: Ali Randall / Phone: (303) 718-3373 / Email: ali@ywcaboulder.org Seven New Board Members are Leaders in the Community and Represent a Cross-section of Diversity, Experience and Talent… Continue Reading YWCA Boulder County Announces Expansion of Board of Directors

YWCA Boulder County Announces Dash and Bash 2018 Fundraising Event

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Annual 5K and 10K Walk/Run to Raise Funds for YWCA’s Mission to Empower Women and Eliminate Racism BOULDER, CO – July 31, 2018 – YWCA Boulder County has announced the inaugural Dash and Bash, a 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer walk/run and 1-mile dash fundraising event, which will take place on September 30, 2018 at the Boulder… Continue Reading YWCA Boulder County Announces Dash and Bash 2018 Fundraising Event

Women holding YWCA signs

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

YWCA USA News

YWCA USA Receives $500K Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

Saturday, October 20, 2018

October 9, 2018  Washington, DC, October 9, 2018 – The Coco-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company, is awarding a $500,000 grant to YWCA USA to help women overcome barriers to starting, growing, and sustaining businesses while providing women with educational tools that will increase the knowledge and confidence of women entrepreneurs. As part… Continue Reading YWCA USA Receives $500K Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to Support Women’s Entrepreneurship

YWCA USA urges the immediate reauthorization of VAWA

Saturday, October 20, 2018

July 26, 2018  Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2018) — Today, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) (H.R. 6545). This legislation includes key enhancements to VAWA to help ensure critical protections and access to resources for all survivors. The 2018 VAWA reauthorization bill makes modest improvements, including increasing funding for rape… Continue Reading YWCA USA urges the immediate reauthorization of VAWA

YWCA USA strongly opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court

Friday, September 28, 2018

July 9, 2018  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, D.C. (July 9, 2018) — Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA, issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court: “Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court would be a huge blow to hard-won progress that has been… Continue Reading YWCA USA strongly opposes the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for U.S. Supreme Court

National Walkout Sign

Women Stand In Solidarity: #BelieveSurvivors

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

September 23, 2018  Time and time again, it is women who, when confronted with the gut-wrenching challenges of our time—sexual harassment, racism, economic adversity, and more—find the strength to work relentlessly to move society to a better place. We create real, positive and transformational change through our actions, through our voices, and through our vote.… Continue Reading Women Stand In Solidarity: #BelieveSurvivors

YWCA USA statement on Les Moonves: We stand with survivors

Monday, September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018  For Immediate Release: Contact: Tiffany Wang Statement by YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo: “The recent horrifying allegations of sexual abuse, harassment, and intimidation against Les Moonves and CBS is just the latest case of powerful men exploiting their authority and being protected at the expense of women and survivors. We stand… Continue Reading YWCA USA statement on Les Moonves: We stand with survivors