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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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Be Proud and Celebrate Mother’s Day

It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother. — Unknown This quote has taken on new meaning to me as my first granddaughter was born on March 22, 2017.  It is a startling revelation to walk...

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Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA

Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community and raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. This program builds community among those who work for racial justice, raises awareness about racism, and encourages...

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