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emergency rent and utility assistance, rent, utilities

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

Norristown Farm Park, Green Resource Center, Food Production, Workforce Development

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

Rethinking adult education, adult education

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

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

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!