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

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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

A Letter to Our Community

Thursday, August 13, 2020

On behalf of everyone at YWCA Tri-County Area, we hope this note finds you healthy and safe, and we emphasize our gratitude for your support to YW program participants and to the entire community. Although YWCA Tri-County Area’s buildings have been closed since March 13, the learning continues in most of our programs. YW continues… Continue Reading A Letter to Our Community

YW Supports Menstrual Health

Monday, August 10, 2020

Menstrual Health Matters. Period. Menstrual health is often overlooked in impoverished communities due to a very common misconception: ‘it only affects half the population’. According to Global Citizen – “menstrual health is not just a women’s issue. Globally, 2.3 billion people live without basic sanitation services. Not being able to use these services makes it… Continue Reading YW Supports Menstrual Health