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From Our Executive Director: Black Lives Matter

June 1, 2020

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.…

YWCA Recipient of RTB Farm’s Manifest Love Project!

May 5, 2020

Dartmouth, MA — With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Dartmouth farmers have found ways to adapt. Local farmers…

Jordan Latham on WGBH’s In It Together

April 3, 2020

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…

Quarantine and Chill Videos

April 3, 2020

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…

How You Can Help During COVID-19

April 2, 2020

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…

Photos: 17th Annual Red Dress Event!

April 1, 2020

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…

Girls Exclusive: Self-Love While Social Distancing!

March 20, 2020

As all of us are trying to adjust to our new normal in the midst of COVID-19, the YWCA Girls Exclusive staff compiled some fun…

YWCA Standish House Closed until June 29, 2020

March 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 virus, YWCA Southeastern MA office is closed effective Monday, March 23, 2020 until June 29, 2020. This date may change as…

The YWCA & the 2020 Census

March 11, 2020

On March 3, 2020, Executive Director Gail Fortes hosted her “Voices of Women” show at DCTV, and this month’s episode focused on the 2020 Census.…

YWCA Launches Regional Childcare Campaign

March 3, 2020

On Tuesday January 21st, the YWCA kicked off the Southeastern MA regional chapter of the Campaign for Affordable and Accessible High-Quality Early Education and Care!…

YWCA to Commemorate the 19th Amendment in 2020

March 3, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, YWCA Southeastern MA was recognized at the Massachusetts State House as one of the recipients of Mass Humanities’ “The Vote”…

17th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show

February 21, 2020

YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts is holding its 17th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show to raise awareness of heart disease in women. All proceeds from the event…

Annual “Voices of Women” Oscar Show

February 6, 2020

On February 3, 2020 Gail Fortes hosted her annual “Voices of Women” Oscars show at DCTV. Dr. Juli Parker, Jordan Pouliot Latham, Aaliyah Colon and…

Red Dress Fashion Show Tickets on Sale Now!

January 21, 2020

YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts is holding its 17th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show to raise awareness of heart disease in women, with Dr. Patricia Andrade as this…

Spanish Conversational Classes at YWCA

January 14, 2020

If you are interested in learning Spanish join us for 8 weeks of Spanish Conversational Classes, taught by Milagros Rodriguez! Classes will be every Tuesday…

Jordan Pouliot Latham Awarded SouthCoast Emerging Leaders Award

January 9, 2020

On September 17, 2019 our very own Jordan Pouliot Latham was one of 30 people nominated for the SouthCoast Emerging Leaders Award. Her volunteer work…

Girls Exclusive Program Awarded 2019 Human Rights Award

January 9, 2020

On December 10th, 2019 the City of New Bedford Human Rights Commission held their Second Annual Human Rights Day Breakfast and Awards Ceremony. Three New…

YWCA 2019 Annual Meeting

December 9, 2019

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts held the 2019 Annual Meeting at the Waypoint Event Center in New Bedford, MA. Outgoing YWCA Board…

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on DCTV

November 27, 2019

 

Featured on WBSM: YWCA Completes Under One Roof Project

November 27, 2019

“When Gail Fortes last appeared on Townsquare Sunday almost two years ago, the Under One Roof project was only an idea on paper.  After a…