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YW’s 26th Annual Tribute to Exceptional Women & Girls

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

YWCA recently hosted their 26th Annual Tribute to Exceptional Women & Girls on Thursday, June 16th. The event, emceed by radio host Andrea Lawful-Sanders, featured multiple keynote speakers and awarded women and girls for demonstrated excellence in the Arts, Sports, STEM, Education, Advocacy, Community Service, and many other categories. Speakers included Arlene Cadogan, the young… Continue Reading YW’s 26th Annual Tribute to Exceptional Women & Girls

YWCA Tri-County Area Launches Career Café in Pottstown’s Adult Education & Training Center

Monday, February 21, 2022

Adult job seekers are invited to participate in YWCA Tri-County Area’s first Career Café at the Adult Education and Training Center from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, March 4. This event will provide free education and training workshops designed to help participants establish steady employment. Career Café will repeat the first Friday of each month.… Continue Reading YWCA Tri-County Area Launches Career Café in Pottstown’s Adult Education & Training Center

George Floyd Verdict Statement

Friday, May 7, 2021

In light of the George Floyd verdict, this national case reinforces the struggle to save Black lives. This historic event has highlighted and opened eyes that Black Americans are not treated equally across the system. Accountability must be held by our local state and national government to bring about the reforms that are long overdue.… Continue Reading George Floyd Verdict Statement

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Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance Program

Friday, March 19, 2021

YWCA Tri-County Area is proud to announce our partnership with Your Way Home Montgomery County to provide eligible Montgomery County renters and landlords who have been impacted by COVID-19 up to 12 months of assistance for rent and utility bills dating back to March 13th, 2020.   Keeping People in Their Homes “We know that many people across Montgomery County are still facing job loss and economic impacts due to the… Continue Reading Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance Program

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Increasing Food Production, Education, and Job Prospects

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

According to Feeding America’s “Map the Meal Gap” studies, 7 percent of Montgomery County residents are facing food insecurity with an estimated rise to 11.1 percent in 2020. Many food pantries have experienced a 50 percent increase in demand over the past few months, thereby heightening the need for broad collective action to support the health… Continue Reading Increasing Food Production, Education, and Job Prospects