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Movies with a mission

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Lights, camera – donation! Even during a global pandemic, the show must go on for organizations like YW that provide 24/7 shelter and support. Thanks to a shared vision and community connection, a portion of proceeds from a local film competition are ensuring YW programming remains strong. When organizers of the new Dayton Independent Film… Continue Reading Movies with a mission

Find your brave space

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

When Ohio schools closed in March due to COVID-19, classwork wasn’t the only thing left unfinished. For dozens of girls in YWCA Dayton’s Girls LEAD! program, their regular in-school sessions were put on hold, too. That is, until the weekly Girls LEAD! check-in chats were born in April. Held virtually every Friday, they provide girls… Continue Reading Find your brave space

Adapt and thrive

Monday, May 4, 2020

Science, technology, engineering, and math skills can bridge gaps in education and employment – and now, they’re keeping children connected to both their friends and their futures. Thanks to a partnership with STEM Kids NYC, YWCA Dayton is able to offer coding classes free of charge and 100 percent online to children in our domestic… Continue Reading Adapt and thrive

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