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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.1 Million for Early Education Programs

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.1 Million for Early Education Programs

From the Official Website of the Executive Office of Education WEBSTER, MA – The Baker-Polito Administration and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) today announced $4.1 million in grant awards for facility improvements at early education and care programs that serve low income children.  Five agencies were selected to receive an Early Education and Care… Continue Reading

DCTV’s Voice of Women Show: Girls Exclusive Summer Program

DCTV’s Voice of Women Show: Girls Exclusive Summer Program

Dartmouth Community Television’s (DCTV) show, “Voice of Women” hosted by Gail Fortes, had a few special guests from the YWCA Girls Exclusive Summer Program! Please click on the link below to watch Gail Fortes and the girls discuss important topics such as bullying and internet safety!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnMvNppQUw4       Continue Reading

Become a YWmember today!

Become a YWmember today!

Please become a YWmember today and help improve the lives of people throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Through your individual contribution of $25.00, the YWCA is able to provide leadership development programming for one girl through our Girls Exclusive Program. Your contribution also helps us to achieve our advocacy efforts, which propel human rights issues including: medical… Continue Reading

WBSM Interview with YWCA Executive Director Gail Fortes!

WBSM Interview with YWCA Executive Director Gail Fortes!

YWCA Executive Director Gail Fortes met with WBSM Townsquare Sunday host Jim Phillips. Jim and Gail covered many important topics about the YWCA mission to combat racism, empower women and youth, as well as the construction for the Under One Roof Project! Please click link to listen to interview. http://wbsm.com/townsquare-sunday-under-one-roof-at-ywca-southcoast/?trackback=fbshare_top   Continue Reading

Honor dad for Father’s Day this Year!

Honor dad for Father’s Day this Year!

Honor dad for Father’s Day this year! by purchasing a brick from the YWCA for the Leave a Legacy Adopt a Brick Campaign. Our Under One Roof Legacy Walkway is made up of engraved bricks that will lead up to the steps of the YWCA’s new building addition, bringing our critical programs that serve women,… Continue Reading

Voice of Women: Women’s Advocacy Day 2017

Voice of Women: Women’s Advocacy Day 2017

Dartmouth Community Television’s (DCTV) Mike Moniz and “Voice of Women” show host Gail Fortes made a great team during the filming of “Voice of Women” at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on May 17, 2017 for Women’s Advocacy Day put on by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW).. Throughout the show… Continue Reading

Meet our Women of Distinction 2017 Honorees

Meet our Women of Distinction 2017 Honorees

Women of Distinction Award YWCA Women of Distinction Awards inspire others to achieve by recognizing the leadership of women in a variety of arenas. YWCA Women of Distinction have brought key issues facing women, girls and people of color to the forefront. The awards recognize outstanding women in Southeastern Massachusetts whose lives and accomplishments reflect… Continue Reading