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Voices of Women: The Human Rights at Home Clinic at UMassD School of Law

YWCA Executive Director Gail Fortes discusses the Human Rights at Home Clinic at UMass Dartmouth School of Law with Professor Margaret Drew, the UMass Dartmouth Law Director of Clinical Programs, Peter Christopher and Mali Lam, both third-year Law Students, and Ayesha Malik, a second-year Law Student. The Human Rights at Home Clinic focuses on securing… Continue Reading

YWCA Southeastern MA Awarded Operation Money Wise: Financial Education Opportunity Grant!

YWCA Southeastern MA is honored to again be awarded an “Operation Money Wise: Financial Education Opportunity Grant” to foster financial literacy in the Military, Veteran, Family and Survivor Community (MVFSC). Office of the State Treasurer and the Baker-Polito Administration’s Division of Banks have announced the recipients of the Operation Money Wise: Financial Education Opportunity Grant.… 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 SEMA wins APEX Non-Profit of the Year Award!

YWCA SEMA wins APEX Non-Profit of the Year Award!

The SouthCoast Chamber recently recognized the significant contributions and achievements of the region’s businesses with the presentation of the 2019 APEX Awards in the categories of Small Business, Large Business, Non-Profit and Educational Institution, and the Non-Profit of the Year sponsored by First Citizens Federal Credit Union was presented to YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts! With a… Continue Reading

YWCA SEMA is Hiring a Residential Case Manager!

YWCA SEMA is Hiring a Residential Case Manager!

YWCA SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS JOB DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICS  POSITION:                                         Residential Case Manager STATEMENT OF DUTIES:                Oversee the day-to-day operations of YWCA residential programs SUPERVISION:                                  Reports to the Director of Programs and Services RESPONSIBILITES: Accepts responsibility for implementing the Mission of the YWCA. Responsible for providing and maintaining adequate supervision and security for residential programs and its… 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