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Statement on violence at U.S. Capitol

Friday, January 8, 2021

The following statement is from our President and CEO, Shannon Isom, in response to the unprecedented attack on the United States Capitol that occurred on Jan. 6, 2021. At YWCA Dayton, we know that not all violence is physical, visible, acknowledged, or responded to equally. Make no mistake: this week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol… Continue Reading Statement on violence at U.S. Capitol

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

Preble County office partners with TCC Gives to provide smartphones to survivors

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

A relationship between YWCA Dayton’s Preble County office and a local Verizon store is ensuring that survivors have the tools they need to succeed for years to come. In 2019, TCC Gives, a charitable organization based in Carmel, Indiana, reached out to YWCA Dayton with information about their More Than a Phone program, which provides… Continue Reading Preble County office partners with TCC Gives to provide smartphones to survivors

Rising up

Monday, November 2, 2020

When seven women, gathered in a small church basement in Dayton, Ohio, in 1870, asked each other how to “elevate women in our midst,” they likely didn’t think their efforts would still be helping women rise 150 years later. This modest group began YWCA Dayton, a local stalwart that is now part of the world’s… Continue Reading Rising up

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