Girls Exclusive is a quality afterschool & summer program for girls ages 10-14 in Southeastern Massachusetts. The goal of the program is to empower girls by cultivating academic, social, and emotional learning skills such as teamwork, empathy, responsibility, initiative, and problem solving. Activities include: computer coding, health and wellness, racial justice, financial literacy & entrepreneurship,…

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Linda Rose, YWCA SEMA Receptionist and Widowed Program Persons Director (WPP), has retired after 13 years with the YWCA. YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts staff and board want to take the time to thank Linda for her time and dedication to the YWCA. We wish her a happy and healthy retirement! We got the chance to sit…

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Friday, June 12th, 2020 On May 25, 2020, another Black man was lynched in America. George Floyd was murdered at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department. Across the country, we all bore witness to this heinous act of racism, but the reality is each and every day we all bear witness to the deep…

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YWCA Southeastern MA extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of George Floyd. No words can express the hurt and sadness we feel. When does this end? When do ALL OF US – BLACK, BROWN AND WHITE – say ENOUGH? We have been living this for over 400 years. It is time for…

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Dartmouth, MA — With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Dartmouth farmers have found ways to adapt. Local farmers traditionally sell wholesale to retailers, directly to restaurants, at farmers’ markets and through CSAs. With restaurants closed for dining and farmers’ markets — if open — limiting customer numbers for…

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April 1, 2020 On Tuesday’s episode of WGBH’s In It Together, host Arun Rath talks with experts, doctors, and community leaders to provide the latest COVID-19 information on what’s happening in Massachusetts. On this episode, they checked in with YWCA SEMA’s Jordan Latham to discuss what the YWCA is doing to stay engaged with the…

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On March 31st, April 1st and April 2nd the Girls Exclusive staff hosted virtual hang outs for teen girls called “Quarantine and Chill.” We understand that being quarantined may be hard for teen girls and we want to help keep them engaged in any way we can. If you were not able to view our…

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April 2, 2020 YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts remains steadfast in our commitment to provide services to our residents and families in need. We have taken steps to practice social distancing such as operating our administrative offices remotely, but the fact remains that as a human service organization there are still clients in our community that need…

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Heart disease is a community and national issue as it continues to be the number one leading cause of death for women in America. Only 1 in 5 American women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat. YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts hosted its 17th Annual Red Dress Event at the Century House in Acushnet,…

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