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Bloggers from across generations bring their unique perspective on issues facing women and people of color. Use the index to find blog posts that cover various topics related to eliminating racism and empowering women, and download copies of our e-newsletters.

2019 Tribute to Leadership -Dorothy Willey Award Recipient – Annie Groth

January 16, 2019

Advice to young women. Don't wait until you are 100% sure. Take the risk and believe in you!

Tribute to Leadership Racial Justice Honoree – Alejandra Gomez

January 16, 2019

I found my calling in being able to teach communities how to advocate for themselves and take on justice work to transform not only their lives but that of their community.

Tribute Community Service Corporate Award Honoree – Carrie Young

January 14, 2019

As a servant leader, Carrie believes in the YWCA’s mission and commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women. It means everyone will be given equal opportunities regardless of their gender or race, and while we’ve made progress, she acknowledges there is STILL much work to be done.

Tribute First Responder Honoree – Jo Ellen Caldwell

January 14, 2019

Reflecting on her adult life, Jo Ellen is most proud of the relationships she has made with so many youth and young adults. Through mentorship and education she has helped many individuals reach personal fitness, education and career goals.

Tribute Advocacy Honoree – Paula Cullison

January 14, 2019

My life is mirrored in the YWCA mission of empowerment of women, peace and social justice for all.

Take the Credit! Arizona Tax Credit Programs

December 20, 2018

What a great state we live in!  Arizona is one of the few states that provides tax credits that lets... Learn More

A Final Note From YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix CEO Regina Edwards

November 28, 2018

As I leave the YWCA, I am humbled and honored and overwhelmed by your support. I am a fan of... Learn More

YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix Announces New CEO

November 28, 2018

The YWCA of Metropolitan Phoenix is proud to announce the appointment of new CEO Debra Esparza.  Debra has enjoyed success... Learn More

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

November 15, 2018

Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love... Learn More

2018 World Science Day

November 9, 2018

Get children involved in World Science Day, and see how science can shape their lives. I was first introduced to... Learn More