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What the skeptics are missing

As the 2019 United States’ women’s soccer season comes to an end, it is no surprise to many that the powerful women on the field have taken another World Cup victory. The incredible accomplishments of these women have been history making and worldwide news, but...

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You Racist, Sexist, Bigot – Film Review by Hannah Frutkin

The film ‘You Racist, Sexist, Bigot’ encapsulates the infinite amount of stories of discrimination throughout the United States, allowing the viewer to understand the intolerance that other races, sexes, and members of the LGBTQ+ community suffer. The most common problem concerning the fight against prejudice in the United...

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FAMILY LEGACY: The gift that keeps on giving.

By: Jan Elsea, Chair Leadership Giving Council Most of us probably think that Legacy Giving means designating physical items (like money, property, jewelry, retirement funds, etc.) to a recipient. But I have come to believe that giving of yourself—your time, talents, energy—is of great value also. Without...

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Volunteer of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Janet Elsea who was presented with the first YWCA Janet G. Elsea, Ph.D., Volunteer of the Year Award on May 15th at the Volunteer Recognition Breakfast. Dr. Elsea has provided decades of service and guidance to the YWCA. We are deeply grateful...

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The Willey Award – By Janet G. Elsea, Ph.D.

As I watched the Grammy award show last night, I was thrilled at the number of women awardees and at their sharing the stage with one another—women of all races, ages, sexual orientation, even height and weight—singing their hearts out!     I thought: wouldn’t Dorothy Willey...

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