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Dr. Valerie Arkoosh

YW3CA serving for 110 years

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Thank you to all YW Staff, Volunteers, and Board Members.  Our collective work is being recognized and acknowledged!  Last night, over 110 YW Supporters gathered and celebrated our mission to eliminate racism, empower women & girls, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.  This is possible due to the efforts of our teachers… Continue Reading YW3CA serving for 110 years

YWCA Tri-County Area Teams with Pennsylvania CareerLink for Welcome Aboard Orientation in Pottstown

Monday, October 15, 2018

Orientation sessions for Pennsylvania CareerLink employment services will be available in Pottstown one Friday each month at YWCA Tri-County Area, 300 King Street, beginning Friday, September 28.   The Welcome Aboard sessions provide an overview of all available services through PA CareerLink, a one-stop workforce assistance organization. Attending the Welcome Aboard orientation is a required… Continue Reading YWCA Tri-County Area Teams with Pennsylvania CareerLink for Welcome Aboard Orientation in Pottstown

110 Years of the Pottstown YWCA

Thursday, October 11, 2018

by Jean Kowalski 1858 — YWCA, the United States’ first women’s organization, is formed as the “Ladies Christian Association” in New York. 1908 — Fifty women meet at the First Presbyterian Church to launch a Pottstown association of the Young Women’s Christian Association. Membership was $1. Its headquarters were at 16 S. Franklin St. 1909 — YW begins… Continue Reading 110 Years of the Pottstown YWCA

YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

Friday, February 9, 2018

STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “Domestic violence continues to be an epidemic impacting one in four women in the United States. One of the primary reasons domestic violence continues at this pace is because abusers face little to no accountability for their actions. Often, they are protected by other people in power,… Continue Reading YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Statement by YWCA USA CEO, Alejandra Y. Castillo “In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump doubled down on his standard dog-whistle of divisive rhetoric and scapegoating our most underserved communities. Last night’s litany of policies focused on building a border wall, separating immigrant families and ramping up penalties for drug offenders. He… Continue Reading We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes