Six ways to continue the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

A- A A+

Standing up for young women and young women of color at the Supreme Court

Monday, September 20, 2021

YWCA USA is serving as the lead organization on an amicus or “friend of the court” brief in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a current Mississippi case that will determine the future of Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that ruled that the Constitution of the United States protects… Continue Reading Standing up for young women and young women of color at the Supreme Court

Y-Dub Discussions panel unpacks racial trauma in medicine and health care

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

At YWCA Dayton, one of the ways we live out our mission of “eliminating racism and empowering women” is by engaging our community in tough, critical conversations through events like Y-Dub Discussions, our virtual dialogue series focused on addressing local justice-related issues.  We recently kicked off our Y-Dub Discussions for 2021 with a dialogue titled,… Continue Reading Y-Dub Discussions panel unpacks racial trauma in medicine and health care

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

Need help? It starts with a call.

If you are in immediate need of assistance, call 911.

24/7 Crisis & Domestic Violence Hotline: 937-222-SAFE (7233)