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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…

Women of Distinction Awards 2019

November 8, 2019

They are women who have made their mark in a variety of Southcoast arenas and YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts honored them on October 24, 2019 as…

Week Without Violence 2019

November 4, 2019

This October for Week Without Violence, YWCA Southeastern MA partnered with Bristol Community College’s Women’s Center, UMass Dartmouth’s Center for Women, Gender, & Sexuality, The…

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

September 16, 2019

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…

New Single Room Units Available!

September 5, 2019

The flyer is also available in Portuguese & Spanish! Please click here to download an application!

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

August 12, 2019

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…

Voices of Women: Women’s Advocacy Day 2019 Preview

August 12, 2019

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…

Save the Date: Women of Distinction Awards!

July 29, 2019

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…

YWkids Group Leader Yvonne Albuquerque featured in Southcoast Today!

July 10, 2019

“Yvonne Albuquerque, a group leader for YWkids program, said they came to the event and offer different community programs, “to try to help the community…

Voices of Women: The Human Rights at Home Clinic at UMassD School of Law

June 12, 2019

YWCA Executive Director Gail Fortes discusses the Human Rights at Home Clinic at UMass Dartmouth School of Law with Professor Margaret Drew, the UMass Dartmouth…

YWCA Southeastern MA Awarded Operation Money Wise: Financial Education Opportunity Grant!

June 10, 2019

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,…

YWCA SEMA is hiring a YWkids Group Leader!

May 30, 2019

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…

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

April 30, 2019

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…

YWCA SEMA wins APEX Non-Profit of the Year Award!

April 29, 2019

The SouthCoast Chamber recently recognized the significant contributions and achievements of the region’s businesses with the presentation of the 2019 APEX Awards in the categories…

YWCA SEMA is Hiring a Residential Case Manager!

April 29, 2019

YWCA SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS JOB DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICS  POSITION:                                         Residential Case Manager STATEMENT OF DUTIES:                Oversee the day-to-day operations of YWCA residential programs SUPERVISION:                                  Reports to…