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Nominate a Woman of Distinction today!

Nominate a Woman of Distinction today!

About The 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 the… Continue Reading

YWCA SEMA is hiring a YWkids Group Leader!

YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts JOB DESCRIPTION and SPECIFICS POSITION:                             YWkids Group Leader STATEMENT OF DUTIES:    Responsible for supervising activities and addressing the needs of all children enrolled in the school age child care program. SUPERVISION:                      Reports to Program Director RESPONSIBILITIES:             Accepts responsibility for implementing the Mission of the YWCA. Supervision over the health, welfare and safety… Continue Reading

YWCA addresses Menstrual Equity in New Bedford and Beyond

YWCA addresses Menstrual Equity in New Bedford and Beyond

  At the February School Committee meeting, six middle school girls asked New Bedford’s mayor, superintendent, and school committee to consider the issue of menstrual equity in New Bedford Public Schools. The girls are members of the YWCA Girls Exclusive afterschool program and their self-named initiative, Justice Flow, is a project designed to help students… Continue Reading

Under One Roof: This is what is happening this week!

Under One Roof: This is what is happening this week!

What an extraordinary journey it has been to see the plans for the Under One Roof blue prints made into a tangible reality. For the past 8 months, SouthCoast Improvement has propelled the components of the building in various types of weather and continue to do a fabulous job. In a few months, the building… Continue Reading