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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

Room shifters: The legacy of the women of the Civil Rights Movement

Saturday, January 16, 2021

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, our advocacy director shares thoughts on one of the most powerful, but often overlooked, forces in the Civil Rights movement – women. When I think of the Civil Rights Movement – the journey, the impromptu opportunities and the planned sit-ins, walks, and protests – I cannot help… Continue Reading Room shifters: The legacy of the women of the Civil Rights Movement

Women of Influence paused

Thursday, May 14, 2020

YWCA Dayton has paused its largest fundraiser, its Women of Influence awards luncheon, which had originally been rescheduled from March 12 to June 3 due to the global coronavirus pandemic. “Above all else: we want our community to be safe,” said Shannon Isom, president & CEO. “This event is special; it is Dayton’s largest luncheon,… Continue Reading Women of Influence paused

Statement on COVID-19 Coronavirus

Friday, March 13, 2020

This post will be continually updated to reflect the latest information. Updated: 07.02.20 If you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking, we’re always here. 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 937-222-SAFE. According to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 1.42 million people use an emergency shelter or transitional housing program… Continue Reading Statement on COVID-19 Coronavirus

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