Bans Off Our Bodies Rally

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Bans Off Our Bodies Rally

Friday, October 15, 2021

On October 2, 2021, YWCA Tri-County Area and YWCA Lancaster joined forces with many state-wide partners at the Bans of Our Bodies March in Harrisburg, hosted by The Women’s March organization. The rally, held to protest the Texas abortion ban that is the most extreme abortion ban in the country and unconstitutionally bans abortion at… Continue Reading Bans Off Our Bodies Rally

Why is now the time to declare Racism a Public Health Crisis?

Thursday, July 29, 2021

YWCA Tri-County’s Day on Capitol Hill Capitol Hill Day is a national day of action where sister associations from over two hundred YWCAs nationwide come together to form State delegations to educate Congress about the critical issues impacting communities that we serve and live in. Capitol Hill Day on June 17, 2021, was notably different… Continue Reading Why is now the time to declare Racism a Public Health Crisis?

20 Latina Trailblazers Who Are Reshaping U.S. History for All Womxn

Thursday, October 15, 2020

October 14, 2020 During this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, YWCA USA is thrilled to highlight these Latina trailblazers for their groundbreaking contributions in the fields of advocacy, civil rights, legal, media, science and sports. After learning more about them, make sure to follow them to stay up to date on how they continue to pave… Continue Reading 20 Latina Trailblazers Who Are Reshaping U.S. History for All Womxn

Unhooded and Exposed: Revealing Racism in America

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

It’s shameful that the novel coronavirus 2019 pandemic should be model for human behavior. That is, COVID-19 does not discriminate. But among death, severe disease, and toilet paper depletion, xenophobia and racism too have found their way into how the disease will be remembered. It would seem that such a formidable opponent would provide opportunity… Continue Reading Unhooded and Exposed: Revealing Racism in America

COVID-19 Has Women on the Front Lines of Two Global Pandemics

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The novel coronavirus outbreak has impacted us all, but when parsing out the unique experiences of the virus felt across varying population demographics, COVID-19 is anything but the great equalizer. In her recent post, my colleague Sophia broke down the effects of the crisis on communities of color, but the focus of this piece is on… Continue Reading COVID-19 Has Women on the Front Lines of Two Global Pandemics