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2022 Women of Influence award celebrates “layers and complexities” of women

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Every woman’s experience is unique, and this year, the Women of Influence honoree award is, too. Explains artist Valerie Smith of oh, Hopscotch! design: “I wanted to create a piece that could be customized by the recipient to match their mood or style. Each layer is made up of different colors and shapes, and they… Continue Reading 2022 Women of Influence award celebrates “layers and complexities” of women

Inaugural class of Sojourn Leadership & Justice Academy graduates

Monday, December 13, 2021

YWCA Dayton is celebrating 11 women as graduates of its new Sojourn Leadership and Justice Academy, which completed its inaugural year this month. First introduced in late 2019 and paused for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first class of Sojourners began in April 2021. Sojourn is a professional development cohort for women,… Continue Reading Inaugural class of Sojourn Leadership & Justice Academy graduates

Taste of the Jewish Cultural Festival selects YW as charity partner

Monday, April 5, 2021

For an event that has grown from hosting hundreds to serving thousands, it is fitting that YWCA Dayton – an organization that first served hundreds and has now sheltered thousands – was chosen as a partner. “Since its inception in 2011, the Jewish Cultural Festival at Temple Israel creates opportunities for all who wish to… Continue Reading Taste of the Jewish Cultural Festival selects YW as charity partner