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

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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

Winning the leadership lottery

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Most lottery winners look forward to receiving a large sum of cash – but for one member of Team YWCA, her winning ticket was priceless. Miranda Armstead, rural advocate at YWCA Dayton, was the lucky recipient of a special experience, instead of a fortune, when she won a place in this year’s Leadership Preble County… Continue Reading Winning the leadership lottery

Moving Ahead program helps DV survivors build a strong financial future

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

An estimated 99 percent of abusive relationships involve financial abuse, and it’s the number one reason why women aren’t able to easily leave. It can also have long-term implications as survivors attempt to rebuild, impacting their ability to make housing down payments, secure loans, or obtain employment. Financial abuse involves controlling a victim’s ability to… Continue Reading Moving Ahead program helps DV survivors build a strong financial future

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