Here, a senior discovers her own power to advocate for her independence. Here, people of color learn to navigate the systems designed to hold them back. Here, a young woman cracks the glass ceiling to achieve the promotion she’s earned. Their victories make our eyes shine brighter. They keep our commitment to justice strong, because we know first-hand how much more work we must get up and do.
YWCA’s mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. We will get up and do the work until injustice is rooted out, until institutions are transformed, until the world sees women, girls, and people of color the way we do: