YW Dayton Blog
The Women of Influence Class of 2017 will each be receiving a custom glass-and-bead mosaic -- with a message. Read more about why Eaton, Ohio, artist Karen Webb says this special piece represents the fluidity of services YWCA provides.
Sisters in service
Receiving a YWCA Dayton Women of Influence award often means more than adding a line item to a résumé. For one past WOI Honoree, it's meant finding ways to motivate others to be influential women themselves.
YWCA partners with Women's March
YWCA Dayton has been on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all since 1870 -- and, in conjunction with YWCA USA as an official partner, we stood up for those principles on Jan. 21, 2017, at the Women's March on Washington.
YW residents empower from within
At YWCA Dayton, women's empowerment is close to home -- literally. Five women who reside in YW’s single-room occupancy (SRO) housing have initiated a Resident Council to “empower their neighbors and show them that they can also be leaders and make a difference in their building and the community.”
When Verso celebrated Thanksgiving with a holiday lunch, their Giving Committee brought a side of shopping lists. The group chose YWCA Dayton’s Holiday Wish List program as one of its quarterly charitable donation drives.