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Transgender Remembrance and the State of Arizona

Changes I see in Arizona. by: Robert Chevaleau - President, Arizona Trans Youth and Parent Organization (AZTYPO) For the last couple of years I’ve been going around to local Phoenix area schools trying to better prepare them to support their transgender students. I’ve been starting conversations with administrators, presenting...

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YWCA AZ Supports Subaru Share the Love

YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix is proud to announce that it will be participating in the tenth annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the promotion. From November...

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Native American women

Evolving Histories; Modern Warrior Women

It is with great privilege that I write this month's YWCA blog post to honor the contributions of Native American women indigenous to the spirit and lands of Arizona. The month of November and one writer's recommendations of women to cast light upon is a...

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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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