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CEDAC Staff Shares Technical Expertise on Affordable Housing & Community Development Panels

CEDAC Staff Shares Technical Expertise on Affordable Housing & Community Development Panels

CEDAC Staff Shares Technical Expertise on Affordable Housing & Community Development Panels September 13, 2019 As a public private community development financial institution, CEDAC’s technical assistance focuses on understanding the interplay between project development and public policy.  CEDAC’s staff includes experienced practitioners in the areas of affordable housing production and preservation, and community facility development… Continue Reading

Secretary Kennealy’s #15k4ma Tour Looks At Affordable Housing In The Commonwealth

Secretary Kennealy’s #15k4ma Tour Looks At Affordable Housing In The Commonwealth August 9, 2019 Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy has just completed a very special tour across the Commonwealth.  Over the course of eight days, he stopped in multiple communities to highlight 28 affordable housing projects in various stages of development… Continue Reading

Voices of Women: Women’s Advocacy Day 2019 Preview

YWCA Executive Director Gail Fortes discusses Women’s Advocacy Day, which is hosted by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women each May at the State House. Gail is joined by Val Bassett, Executive Director of the Women’s Fund of Southeastern MA; Jordan Latham, Director of Advocacy & Resource Development at YWCA SEMA; and Erica… Continue Reading

Save the Date: Women of Distinction Awards!

Save the Date: Women of Distinction Awards!

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 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 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

Girls Exclusive hosts its 9th Annual Sister 2 Sister Conference!

Girls Exclusive hosts its 9th Annual Sister 2 Sister Conference!

YWCA Girls Exclusive is proud to host its 9th annual Sister 2 Sister Conference! S2S is a day filled with fun, empowering activities for girls (ages 10-14), including visits from guest speakers, DIY crafts, social justice & girl power topics, zumba & dancing, campus tour, lunch & desserts! Saturday May 18, 2019 9:00am – 2:00pm… Continue Reading