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Registration for Sister 2 Sister 2018 is open!

Registration for Sister 2 Sister 2018 is open!

Are you ready for a day filled with activities at UMASS Dartmouth?! Save the Date for May 5, 2018 To REGISTER ONLINE please click HERE! Please Click HERE to download Sister 2 Sister registration form (WORD) FORMAT. Please Click HERE to download Sister 2 Sister registration form (PDF) FORMAT. To Sponsor a girl for Sister… Continue Reading

Voices of Women: Oscar Special 2018

Voices of Women: Oscar Special 2018

Dartmouth Community Television’s Voices of Women show hosted by Gail Fortes, along with guest hosts, YWCA Board President, Dr. Juli Parker, YWCA Board Member, Jane Gonsalves, and Former YWCA Board Member Ashley Bendiksen discussed whether or not the current films, and Academy nominees pass the “Bechdel test.” View the film by clicking the link below… Continue Reading

Woman of Distinction Awards: May 30, 2018

Woman of Distinction Awards: May 30, 2018

        Please click HERE to purchase tickets     YWCA Southeastern MA Women of Distinction Hall of Fame 2010, Women of Distinction Honorees Christina Bascom, Cecelia Felix, Pauline Garcelon, Bernadette Souza, Marlene Tavares Spirit of Leadership Award Marie-Francis Rivera Yvonne M. Drayton Award Jean Kellaway 2011 Women of Distinction Award Honorees Shelly… Continue Reading

Looking back at the Red Dress 2018

Looking back at the Red Dress 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts held it’s 15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show at the Century House in Acushnet. The night began with appetizers, networking, music from the Global Learning Jazz Quartet, Music of Our Lives DJ,Jordan Paiva, photos by Andrew Gallagher, and photo booth by Global Learning Charter Public School.  YWCA… Continue Reading

SouthCoast Today: Three organizations named Innovation Fund winners

SouthCoast Today: Three organizations named Innovation Fund winners

By Aimee Chiavaroli achiavaroli@s-t.com Posted Jan 23, 2018 at 8:55 PM Updated Jan 23, 2018 at 9:16 PM    NEW BEDFORD — In the New Bedford Whaling Museum Harbor View Gallery Tuesday evening, community members and those in the nonprofit sector awaited the announcement of United Way’s Innovation Fund winners. Of five finalists, three organizations received large checks for grants to be used over a… Continue Reading

15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show

15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show

The YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts is holding its 15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show to raise awareness of heart disease in women.   All proceeds from the event benefit the YWCA HEARTplus Program.   This event will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at the Century House in Acushnet, MA. The YWCA HEARTplus Program focuses on outreach, education, raising… Continue Reading