YWCA IS ON A MISSION YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women Learn More Announcement The YWCA Standish House administrative office is open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, but we ask that you call or email ahead to make an appointment. Please call 508-999-3255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Read More What’s Happening Stand Against Racism Challenge: Debrief Session SAR: Panel Discussion on Reproductive Justice The Annual Bechdel Test Show: Watch the Recording Now! Stand Against Racism Challenge: Register Now YWkids School Age Childcare Program: Now Enrolling International Women’s Day: The Numbers Tell the Story 19th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show Stand Against Racism Challenge 2022: Registration Open Watch a Recording of Black in Business: HERstory Details from the 2021 Annual Meeting Watch our 2021 Annual Video Support the 2021-2022 Annual Fund Celebrating our 2021 Women of Distinction Awardees Nominate a Woman of Distinction Today! “The journey to equity is hard. Start by looking within.” Essay Published by Gail Fortes, Executive Director Racial Justice At YWCA, we demand a world of equity and human decency. We envision a world of opportunity. We commit ourselves to the work of racial justice. We will get up and continue to 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: Equal. Powerful. Unstoppable. Learn More We create real change YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women. Through advocacy and local programming, we create real change for women, families and communities. Racial Justice The YWCA offers distinct racial justice and civil rights programs that address personal, institutional and... Empowerment The YWCA provides women of all ages with programs to increase emotional and economic self-sufficiency... Health & Safety YWCAs support women and girls through residential programs and outreach and education for health services.