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Young girls from the inner city like 14 year old Victoria have been given tools to close the gender gap in technology

Young girls from the inner city like 14 year old Victoria have been given tools to close the gender gap in technology

      Dear Friend, “I really like the staff and the new friends I’ve made. They’ve helped make school so much better.” – Victoria, age 14 The Girls Exclusive Program provides girls ages 10-14 with personal enrichment and leadership development. Our curriculum is designed to tap into a child’s natural curiosity about the world… Continue Reading

From YWCA USA: YWCA USA Unveils Key Findings on Women’s Priorities During Critical GOTV Period

From YWCA USA: YWCA USA Unveils Key Findings on Women’s Priorities During Critical GOTV Period

October 1, 2018 Economic Concerns, Gender- and Race-Based Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, Healthcare, and Gun Violence Top the List October 1, 2018 Catherine Beane 703.608.1404 Washington, D.C. — Today, YWCA USA launched its report, What Women Want 2018, a new national survey of American women commissioned by the organization to identify women’s public policy priorities.… Continue Reading

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “An average of 20 people per minute experience intimate partner physical violence. This equates to more than 10 million abuse victims annually.” Domestic Violence is morally and lawfully unjust. The effects of Domestic Violence are devastating to the victim and their… Continue Reading

Voter Registration: Deadline to register to vote is October 17, 2018!

Voter Registration: Deadline to register to vote is October 17, 2018!

  YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts has collaborated nationally with other organizations  to register people to vote for National Voter Registration Day! National Voter Registration Day began in 2012 and allowed organizations and volunteers to give people the opportunity to register to vote who are unsure on how to go about the process or may not have… Continue Reading

Become a member of the YWCA today!

Become a member of the YWCA 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

YWCA USA: Families Belong Together- Stop Traumatizing Children

YWCA USA: Families Belong Together- Stop Traumatizing Children

Families Belong Together: Stop Traumatizing Children June 20, 2018 “Donde esta mi mamita? Donde esta mi tia? Dile que me portare bien.” “Where is my mommy? Where is my aunt? Tell her I’ll be good!” By Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA “Be deeply troubled by the mishandling of children. For trauma, by definition, may… Continue Reading

Voices of Women: Women’s Advocacy Day 2018

Voices of Women: Women’s Advocacy Day 2018

Dartmouth Community Television’s show, “Voices of Women” hosted by Gail Fortes, filmed the Women’s Advocacy Day segment on May 16, 2018. Women’s Advocacy Day took place at the Massachusetts State house. A group from the Southcoast region, The Women’s Fund of Southeastern MA. YWCA Southeastern MA, Our Sisters School, Global Learning Charter Public School, Durfee… Continue Reading