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Changing the world with love

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Love can change the world – and that includes loving ourselves. Which is why, as our community continued to move through the challenges of COVID-19 and YW’s frontline work became both more difficult and more in demand, the YWCA Dayton shelter services team paused for a 10-day self-love challenge. Created by Nzingha Dalila, director of… Continue Reading Changing the world with love

Juneteenth becomes formal YW holiday

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Friday, June 19, marks a significant day in history: Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is used as the marker because slaves, depending on where you lived and how you were treated, were informed throughout many days thereafter; so, for some the day of freedom… Continue Reading Juneteenth becomes formal YW holiday

Safety superheroes

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Referencing the CDC’s most recent recommendation to use face coverings in the fight against coronavirus, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton recently said, “I need your help, Ohio. I need you to wear both a cape and a mask now.” On any given day, upwards of 100 women and children are cared for… Continue Reading Safety superheroes