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Be the Healthiest YOU and Get some ZZZZZ’s

By: Jennifer A. King, MD - King Integrative Primary Care We all know how important diet and exercise are for a healthy life but what about sleep? Isn’t sleep a sign of weakness? Aren’t we supposed to be able to work all the time now that...

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YWCA’s thoughts on DREAMers and the DACA Repeal

In the days following the announcement to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, our community has faced one of the most difficult moments in recent history. But in those days, we have also seen our community come together to protect the rights...

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What is Life Reimagined and how will it benefit me?

Since the dawn the civilization, great thinkers have discussed the quality of human existence and “the good life.” To some individuals, the ideal state is one of wealth; to others, having significant relationships; some report that helping those in need is central. These individuals vary...

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Women’s Empowerment Event – Women and Girls in STEM

In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, have you ever wondered why are there so few women scientists and engineers? A 2010 research report by AAUW presents compelling evidence that can help to explain this puzzle. Why So Few? Women...

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YWCA Accomplishments – Helping Our Community

516|1,086|33,900|60,600 What do these numbers represent? For the Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix, they represent our neighbors, our families, our community! These are the individuals we serve each day.  In the past year, our YWCA moved 516 people closer to financial stability; our YWCA fed 1,086 Seniors and...

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upcoming Young Business women events

2017-18 Young Women’s Forum Events

The YWCA’s new fiscal year has launched! And, with the launch of the new year comes the announcement of the new events calendar for the Young Women’s Forum. The Young Women’s Forum was established 4 years ago, to meet the needs of young professionals. The...

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student loan and paying for college

Student Loan Financial Education

Beginning your college career may be extremely frightening, but applying for a student loan can be even worse. There are many different sources of funding to cover college tuition, including grants, scholarships, savings, student income, family income, and student loans. Student loans have notoriously been...

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Happy New (Fiscal) Year!

Thank you for helping us to reach our fundraising goals for 2016-17! Your generosity and support helped us to: nourish and engage over 1200 seniors and disabled in the West Valley, feed over 195 client pets, educate over 375 women through the Own It Financial Education...

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importance of insurance

The Importance of insurance, do you have it right?

In honor of National Insurance Day (June 28th). We would like to address the importance of Insurance and why it is a necessary evil. To address the importance of insurance for each of us individually we need ask questions about ourselves so that we are...

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The World YWCA Vision

The YWCA was founded in the United Kingdom in 1855 by Lady Mary Jane Kinnaird and Emma Robarts. The movement spread quickly across the world and has been at the forefront to advance women’s rights in areas such as the European refugee crisis after World War II,...

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