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37th Women Artists Show Entries Now Open

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

YWCA Accepting Entries for 37th Annual Women’s Art Exhibition Juried show features work from around the country, showcases exceptional young artists  YOUNGSTOWN—YWCA Mahoning Valley is accepting entries for its 37th Annual Women Artists: A Celebration! Art Show to be held June 28 to July 26, 2019 at YWCA’s downtown Youngstown office at 25 W. Rayen… Continue Reading 37th Women Artists Show Entries Now Open

YWCA Announces March Job Skills Classes

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Jobs Skills Workshop Available at YWCA in March YOUNGSTOWN—YWCA Mahoning Valley will hold a job skills workshop beginning March 11. The workshops will run from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday through March 28. Participants will receive instruction in career exploration, resume writing, interviewing practice, job stability, and financial literacy. The workshops are open… Continue Reading YWCA Announces March Job Skills Classes

Tickets Available for International Women’s Day Celebration

Monday, February 25, 2019

Tickets Available for Third Annual YWCA International Women’s Day Celebration The event includes ethnic performers, music, cuisine, and dress  YOUNGSTOWN—Tickets are on sale for YWCA Mahoning Valley’s third annual International Women’s Day celebration planned for Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. at YWCA’s Youngstown office, 25 W. Rayen Avenue. Tickets are limited and are available… Continue Reading Tickets Available for International Women’s Day Celebration

YWCA Seeks Performers for International Women’s Day Event

Monday, January 28, 2019

YWCA Seeks Performers for International Women’s Day Event The event highlights the global cultures found in the Valley  YOUNGSTOWN—YWCA Mahoning Valley is seeking performers for the third annual International Women’s Day celebration planned for Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at YWCA’s Youngstown office, 25 W. Rayen Avenue. International Women’s Day showcases the dancing, music,… Continue Reading YWCA Seeks Performers for International Women’s Day Event

YWCA Announces Nancy K. Morris Endowment Fund

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nancy K. Morris Endowment Established to Benefit Programs Serving Women The $100,000 gift from Morris’s family will support empowerment programs at YWCA YOUNGSTOWN—YWCA Mahoning Valley is announcing the establishment of the Nancy K. Morris Endowment Fund. The $100,000 gift, made in memory of Morris by her children, will be used to create an endowment that… Continue Reading YWCA Announces Nancy K. Morris Endowment Fund

YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

Friday, February 9, 2018

STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “Domestic violence continues to be an epidemic impacting one in four women in the United States. One of the primary reasons domestic violence continues at this pace is because abusers face little to no accountability for their actions. Often, they are protected by other people in power,… Continue Reading YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Statement by YWCA USA CEO, Alejandra Y. Castillo “In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump doubled down on his standard dog-whistle of divisive rhetoric and scapegoating our most underserved communities. Last night’s litany of policies focused on building a border wall, separating immigrant families and ramping up penalties for drug offenders. He… Continue Reading We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Shutdown Hurts Women, Families, And Communities Of Color

Friday, January 19, 2018

STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “We are deeply disappointed in Congress’ failure to do their jobs and fund programs that support women, families, and our communities. “The impacts of this shutdown are broad and diverse, from the expiration of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) blatantly putting children’s health at risk, to… Continue Reading Shutdown Hurts Women, Families, And Communities Of Color