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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

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We Are Rethink Adult Ed Challenge Finalists

Friday, January 29, 2021

The U.S. Department of Education announced 95 finalists in the Rethink Adult Ed Challenge, a $750,000 competition to advance pre-apprenticeships. Selected by an expert review panel, YWCA Tri-County Area is thrilled to be one of those finalists, having the opportunity to access resources and support that will enable our continued thought leadership, innovation, barrier-breaking, and re-thinking of… Continue Reading We Are Rethink Adult Ed Challenge Finalists

Fall Fun with YW CHAMPS

Thursday, October 15, 2020

2020 has been a year none of us have imagined. Although it’s been incredibly difficult for many, we’ve made it to the beautiful fall season in October and will continue uplifting our communities through educational programming and services. October begins a new session of fun activities through our Youth Empowerment Program. Although our Youth Empowerment… Continue Reading Fall Fun with YW CHAMPS