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YWCA Boulder County in the News

Daily Camera: YWCA Boulder County offering child care scholarships for furloughed workers

January 14, 2019

Daily Camera: YWCA Boulder County will provide transportation to Womxn’s March on Denver

January 13, 2019

My Social Good News: YWCA Boulder County Announces Participation in 2019 Womxn’s March On Denver

January 8, 2019

CBS4 Denver: LAS Segment

January 1, 2019

KDVR/FOX-31: Interview with Debbie

November 28, 2018

Debbie’s Letter to the Editor: Daily Camera

October 25, 2018

Daily Camera Entertainment

October 22, 2018

The Know

October 22, 2018

Do303

October 22, 2018

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

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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

YWCA USA News

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YWCA Statement on the Mass Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

October 29, 2018  The following is a joint statement from YWCA USA and YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Board of Directors and Senior Leadership: We continue to offer our sincerest condolences to the individuals, families, friends, neighbors, and loved ones affected by the tragedy in Pittsburgh this past weekend. We offer our full support to the Jewish… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the Mass Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue

YWCA USA Unveils Key Findings on Women’s Priorities During Critical GOTV Period

Sunday, October 21, 2018

October 1, 2018  Economic Concerns, Gender- and Race-Based Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, Healthcare, and Gun Violence Top the List October 1, 2018 Washington, D.C. — Today, YWCA USA launched its report, What Women Want 2018, a new national survey of American women commissioned by the organization to identify women’s public policy priorities. The survey is part of YWCA’s newly-launched civic engagement… Continue Reading YWCA USA Unveils Key Findings on Women’s Priorities During Critical GOTV Period

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