Stand Against Racism Challenge: Debrief Session

sar challenge debrief may 3 at 12pm

The Stand Against Racism Challenge is designed to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership. We know these discussions can be difficult and can bring up powerful emotions, but your commitment to increasing your awareness is what will help…

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SAR: Panel Discussion on Reproductive Justice

Panel Discussion on Reproductive Justice

We are very excited to partner with YWCA Rhode Island for this Stand Against Racism event. The Panel Discussion on Reproductive Justice will take place on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 from 6 – 7PM. Moderated by: Marlene Cerritos-Rivas, Health Equity Program Manager, Partners in Health Panelists include: Soraya Dossantos, Founder, Maternal Nurturing Collective Samia Walker,…

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The Annual Bechdel Test Show: Watch the Recording Now!

The Annual Bechdel Test Show

This year’s Annual Bechdel Test Show took place on Monday, March 21st. The Annual Bechdel Show, hosted by Gail Fortes, takes a close look at current Oscar nominees through the lens of gender and race. This year the show took place virtually. Panelists discussed this year’s nominees and analyzed their depictions of race and gender.…

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Stand Against Racism Challenge: Register Now

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Have you registered for this year’s Stand Against Racism Challenge yet? Starting April 4, the Stand Against Racism (SAR) Challenge virtual learning tool will be available! This tool and the challenge itself are designed to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power,…

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YWkids School Age Childcare Program: Now Enrolling

YWkids School Age Program is designed to offer educational experiences in a structured environment. We provide and construct hands on, theme based activities in subjects such as art, physical education, science, literature and other areas. We lead children through the discovery process as individuals, partners, and as members of a group.   Contact Andrea Davidson…

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International Women’s Day: The Numbers Tell the Story

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  International Women’s Day:  The Numbers Tell the Story It is well documented that when women share parity with men, their families are healthier, their communities are more stable and economic growth advances. This year, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, the Women’s Alliance of Southeastern Massachusetts lets the numbers tell the story. 112 –…

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19th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show

  Thank you to all who attended and supported the 19th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show. The night was a great success! Thank you to all our attendees! With your help we can continue to serve those that need our support.   The program book can be found at the following link: https://bit.ly/reddressprogram22  

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Stand Against Racism Challenge 2022: Registration Open

accept the challenge april 4 2022

The Stand Against Racism Challenge launches April 4th but you can register today! Whether this is your first step to racial equity, or you are a social justice expert, this year’s Stand Against Racism Challenge is full of all-new, actionable steps to create change in our communities. Commit to antiracism and register for the challenge…

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Watch a Recording of Black in Business: HERstory

  Our Executive Director, Gail Fortes, was featured in BuyBlackNB’s last Black in Business: HERstory event on February 16, 2022. This month’s theme was Women in Leadership and featured discussion from local non-profit directors. Click on the link below to view the recording and hear from a dynamic team of Black women leaders who are…

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Details from the 2021 Annual Meeting

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Thank you to our board, our staff and volunteers, and everyone who attended our 2021 Annual Meeting last night! 2021 Board of Directors YWCA Staff A special thank you to our outgoing Board members, Jane Gonsalves and Kristina Da Fonseca! All your work has been appreciated and you will be missed!   Welcome to our…

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