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Racial justice

Racial Justice, A World Where Justice Just Is

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

YWCA, the nation’s oldest and largest women’s organization has launched a new initiative for racial justice, Until Justice Just Is.   This is a campaign designed to bring awareness to systemic racism and our commitment to ending systemic and institutional racism by empowering women and eliminating racism our core values. YWCA  has fought the good fight… Continue Reading Racial Justice, A World Where Justice Just Is

womens suffrage

100 Years since Womens Suffrage

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

August 18th, 2020 marks the 100 year anniversary of the success of Womens Suffrage.  If you are not familiar with the term, Womens Suffrage was the fight for the right for women to vote.  It took women and their supporters over 100 years to win the right to vote for women in the United States.… Continue Reading 100 Years since Womens Suffrage

legal advocacy

Legislative Priorities for the YWCA

Monday, August 17, 2020

YWCA-Monterey County legislative priorities are part of  YWCA national based in Washington DC.  Our DC branch is home to the politically motivated piece of the organization and we look to the YUSA branch to create and push the legislative priorities that drive the YWCA as a whole. We want to take the opportunity to let… Continue Reading Legislative Priorities for the YWCA

commitment to anti-racism

Commitment to Anti-Racism

Thursday, July 30, 2020

YWCA MC has a commitment to anti-racism. We are committed to engaging in ongoing anti-racism and racial equity work to eliminate racism. In an attempt to begin discussions around racial justice as a staff, we have started a series of group dialogues to allow us to strengthen our individual and collective abilities toward becoming anti-racist. … Continue Reading Commitment to Anti-Racism