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

You GROW Summer Camp!

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area’s (YW3CA) Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) team is busy facilitating You GROW Summer Camp for Hill School students this week. Every morning from 9 am -12 pm, a group of about 20 students gets to experience fun activities while learning and growing with our YEP team at the Pottstown Integrated Wellness Complex. Each… Continue Reading You GROW Summer Camp!

Anti-Bias Education

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Many have said that we need to have a conversation about racism and inequality. We agree that it is always important to have deep and constructive conversations and discussions about race and racism, and then we must turn our talk into action. Dedicated to providing equitable early education to support the needs of our children… Continue Reading Anti-Bias Education

Early Education Open Enrollment

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area Opens Enrollment for all Pre-K Programs!  Enrollment is open for YWCA Tri-County Area’s pre-kindergarten programs for children ages 6 months and older at its Early Education Center, 315 King St. Experienced early childhood education staff provide age-appropriate academic instruction, social and emotional enhancement, nutrition and fitness education, music education, and developmental assessment.… Continue Reading Early Education Open Enrollment

Adult Education Enrollment Open!

Monday, August 17, 2020

Adult education at YWCA Tri-County Area’s Education and Training Center empowers adult learners in building a strong foundation for workplace success. Our instructors are educated, experienced, and supportive – ready to help you reach your professional goals, one step at a time. It’s our mission to treat every one of our students with dignity & respect. Enrollment is open for… Continue Reading Adult Education Enrollment Open!

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Healthy Body Healthy Minds Intiative

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Keeping the Conversation Moving YWCA Tri-County Area’s Advocacy Team was pleased to be a part of Healthy Bodies Healthy Minds Institute (HBHMI) this past week. HBHMI is an annual conference designed to nurture the interdisciplinary roles of educators, administrators, and researchers in fostering school environments that promote wellness as a core component of school culture,… Continue Reading Healthy Body Healthy Minds Intiative

Mission Movement – Conscious Discipline

Monday, August 10, 2020

Opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive every day in our Early Education Center. YW3CA’s Early Education Center helps children and families achieve emotional and physical well-being and school readiness through affordable, high-quality preschool education. More than 120 children ages 6 months to 6 years old are enrolled in the infant/toddler, preschool, Early Head Start, and… Continue Reading Mission Movement – Conscious Discipline

Persona Dolls Promoting Empathy

Monday, August 10, 2020

Fostering empathy through building connections. YW3CA’s Early Education Center is continuing to innovate and provide social-emotional support to our students. Currently in year three of implementing Conscious Discipline curricula, our leadership team has recently introduced Persona dolls in each classroom. Persona dolls are a fantastic way to support and nourish social-emotional skills in children. One… Continue Reading Persona Dolls Promoting Empathy

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

Trauma Responsive Practices Webinar

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area continues “Racism, Trauma, and What’s Next” with online panel discussion about trauma responsive practices “Racism, Trauma, and What’s Next”, a six-part conversation and issue education series sponsored by YWCA Tri-County Area, continues on Wednesday, July 15, with an online panel discussion about mental health during this summer’s national crises and the resulting… Continue Reading Trauma Responsive Practices Webinar

YWCA Tri-County Area Reopens Monday, July 6

Monday, July 6, 2020

YWCA Tri-County Area reopens for programming on Monday, July 6. The Early Education Center, 315 King St., Pottstown, reopens with early education classes for infants/toddlers, preschool, and Early Head Start. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration for Pre-K Counts is open; classes start August 24. For information about early education programming, call 610-323-1888,… Continue Reading YWCA Tri-County Area Reopens Monday, July 6

Virtual Empowerment Programs

Thursday, April 16, 2020

This past week we were thrilled to host our 3rd Virtual Meet Up for Great Girls Today, for girls in 4th-6th grade! Every Wednesday night from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, our Youth Empowerment Program team offers their free programming virtually – Great Girls Today. Every Great Girls Today session begins with a Brain Smart… Continue Reading Virtual Empowerment Programs

Community Resources During COVID-19

Friday, April 3, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has presented enormous hardships for millions of individuals across the country and the world. For all of us, this is a time of tremendous uncertainty and it will require everyone to come together to protect the most vulnerable members of our communities. And, we are already planning ahead so we can adapt… Continue Reading Community Resources During COVID-19

Mental Health Matters!

Friday, April 3, 2020

Over 100 years ago, YWCAs across the country operated as first responders during the Spanish influenza pandemic. Today, we have been called upon to do the same during the global coronavirus pandemic. We are, and always have been, on the front lines. During these difficult times, stress and anxiety are at an all-time high for… Continue Reading Mental Health Matters!

Wishing You Well

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

YW3CA’s Early Education Center commits to daily routines and rituals in line with Conscious Discipline, a social emotional curriculum, one of these routines: Wishing Well. In the fall of 2018, we adopted a social-emotional (SEL) curriculum which supports peace, justice and dignity, important elements of our mission statement. Conscious Discipline helps teachers in achieving a… Continue Reading Wishing You Well

DAWN of a New Program

Friday, January 10, 2020

Adults in Montgomery County have new opportunities to forge a new path to sustainable employment through a partnership between YWCA Tri-County Area and AmeriCorps/Corporation for National and Community Service through the AmeriCorps DAWN program. Launched this week with AmeriCorps member orientation, AmeriCorps DAWN (Dignified Advancement Workforce Navigation) will work with job seekers in 1-on-1 settings… Continue Reading DAWN of a New Program

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

YW Junior Reporters

YW Junior Reporters

Thursday, September 24, 2020

YW Junior Reporters Program Pause. Breathe. Achieve. This summer YWCA’s YEP Department worked with junior reporters in the Pottstown School District. We learned from Jason Reynold’s Write. Right. Rite. series & wanted to share some highlights from our everyday Summertime. Check out the newsletter below!