Spotlight on YWork – May 2021

May 18, 2021

Join us this Thursday for the next chapter in our ongoing conversation addressing Racism as a Public Health Crisis. In this interactive and participatory Theatre of the Oppressed experience, performers and audience will collectively examine systems of oppression that keep women and people of color marginalized.

How to Be an Equitable Corporate Partner

May 18, 2021

Corporate philanthropy is a beautiful thing. This is when a business of any size decides they will utilize their resources to support their local community.

Reflection on AAPI March and Vigil

May 3, 2021

After learning about the event from my YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix colleagues, on Saturday, March 27th, I walked among hundreds of Arizonans who attended the Anti-Asian Violence March and Vigil in Mesa. As the crowd moved along the route, support came from honking horns of the cars along Dobson Road. An event organizer led the crowd’s chant, “Racism is a virus. You will not divide us.”

How Bias Shows Up in Hiring Practices

April 22, 2021

If you were asked if you are biased in your companies HR practices, you may adamantly respond, “Of course not!” But what if you were being biases without really knowing it?

Spotlight on YWork – April 2021

April 20, 2021

We just received word from the House Majority Leader that the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021 (H.R. 1620) will receive a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives tomorrow!

Derek Chauvin is Convicted in George Floyd’s Murder

April 20, 2021

April 20, 2021 - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was just convicted of the 2020 murder of George Floyd. Today proved that the blatant disregard of Black lives and people of color will no longer be tolerated.

Spotlight on YWork – March 2021

March 16, 2021

We just received word from the House Majority Leader that the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2021 (H.R. 1620) will receive a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives tomorrow!

March for Meals

March 15, 2021

March for Meals Celebrates Senior Nutrition Programs by Kathy Saunders, YWCA Senior Center Director The March for Meals campaign is... Learn More

Spotlight on YWork – March 2021

March 1, 2021

Yesterday President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were inaugurated as the 46th president and 49th vice president of the United States. Their inauguration ended an election season that brought out some of the ugliest depictions of racism in our nation’s recent history.