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Standing up for young women and young women of color at the Supreme Court

Monday, September 20, 2021

YWCA USA is serving as the lead organization on an amicus or “friend of the court” brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a current Mississippi case that will determine the future of Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that ruled that the Constitution of the United States protects… Continue Reading Standing up for young women and young women of color at the Supreme Court

Coming together to help kids start the school year strong

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

On average, our domestic violence shelters serve upwards of 30 children every day, many of whom are in grades kindergarten through 12. For parents fleeing an abusive situation, navigating the unknown can be daunting – getting kids back to school often adds to an already-overwhelming situation.  Through a variety of onsite programs and community partners, YWCA Dayton provides comprehensive support for the families we serve before and after the… Continue Reading Coming together to help kids start the school year strong

Walk (or roll) your way to support YWCA this fall

Monday, August 16, 2021

Grab your tennis shoes – from riverside walks to cross-city cycling, there are multiple ways to get outdoors and move to support YWCA Dayton this fall: Aug. 20 – Sept. 25 (virtual): African American Wellness Walk www.runsignup.com/2021aaww Oct. 10: Tour de Gem www.ms-stride.org/tourdegem Nov. 28: Turkey Trot https://ohioruns.com/daytonturkeytrot “We love charity beneficiary events like these… Continue Reading Walk (or roll) your way to support YWCA this fall

Y-Dub Discussions addresses safety issues among women and girls of color

Thursday, July 1, 2021

In 2020, in the midst of a global pandemic, protests swept across the nation in what became a reckoning with the history and current realities of racial violence by police against people of color. Despite necessary calls for action, women and girls of color continue to be left out of the story.    On June 16,… Continue Reading Y-Dub Discussions addresses safety issues among women and girls of color

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