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How and Why to Join the YWCA’s Young Forum Committee

With summer quickly approaching, our Young Women’s Forum Summit is around the corner! Held on June 7th, the Summit will include lunch, networking, and an in-depth discussion about what the future Young Women’s Forum events will be for the 2018-2019 year. During this time, the...

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YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix Takes a Stand Against Racism

Events expected in 40+ States across the country Phoenix, AZ, April 25, 2018 – Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix calls all individuals to join us in taking a Stand Against Racism. Stand Against Racism will unite our community in a bold demonstration that delivers a clear message:...

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Will Travel for Food

by: Jill Mapstead, YWCA Board Chair and World Traveler  Yup… we’re one of those ‘self-proclaimed’ foodie families!  Since the beginning of our courtship, meeting in the restaurant business in Washington, DC, Jim and I have celebrated, relaxed, wined, dined, cooked, (well, HE cooks!), socialized, and of...

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Moore S’mores Memories, please

by: Christy Moore, Owner and Founder, Social Spin, Inc. My parents taught me to use my voice and hands for good. Through their lived experiences as community stewards, I learned the importance of giving back. I remember my Ma volunteering with the PTA (she’s the best spooky...

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Take the Credit! Arizona Tax Credit Programs

What a great state we live in! Arizona is one of the few states that provides tax credits that lets YOU as a taxpayer to redirect your tax dollars to the charitable organizations of YOUR choice. So, when you are paying your quarterly taxes or meeting...

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Resolve to protect your family against cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and if you’ve resolved to make healthier choices in 2018, ensuring your loved ones are vaccinated against the deadly strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) should be on the top of the “resolutions to keep” list. Cancer prevention is a...

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Do you want a great new start to a happy and successful 2018?

Learn how to use your intuition for maximum benefit. It works every time. Resolve to have a better and healthier approach to life Learn why intuition is so beneficial – and it’s never wrong Identify all the areas where it applies:  resolutions, health, relationships, personal growth, career Create easy steps to get started Every new year...

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Choose to Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors

Exciting news! For the tenth year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. In the past nine years, Subaru of America has donated over $12 million to Meals on Wheels—that’s the equivalent of more than 1.7 million...

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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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