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Voices of Women: Sexual Harassment in the Work Place

January 3, 2018

Executive Director of the YWCA and Host of Dartmouth Community Television’s show, “Voices of Women,” guest stars Addy Pratt, Educational Outreach Coordinator for the New…

2017 YWCA Annual Meeting!

December 15, 2017

On November 30, 2017, YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts held the 2017 Annual Meeting at the Waypoint Event Center in New Bedford MA. Outgoing YWCA Board President…

Dartmouth Community Television’s “Voices of Women: Women and Politics

November 7, 2017

Dartmouth Community Television’s “Voice of Women,” hosted by Gail Fortes, covered the topic of the importance of women and politics. The show guest Starred Rayana…

You are invited to the 2017 YWCA Annual Meeting!

October 26, 2017

On Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., the YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts will hold it’s Annual Meeting at the Waypoint Event Center in New Bedford.…

YWCA Week Without Violence at Global Learning Charter Public School

October 19, 2017

Each year, YWCA USA, and YWCA local associations around the country, along with friends, partners, organizations, businesses, schools and supporters come together in the third…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: The Avon Breast Cancer Crusade

October 3, 2017

For 25 years, the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade has been helping to provide quality breast cancer care to people across the country, regardless of their…

The YWCA bids farewell to beloved custodian and friend David Pires

September 17, 2017

YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts is deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved custodian David Pires. Dave retired from the YWCA in 2012 after over 10…

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.1 Million for Early Education Programs

September 14, 2017

From the Official Website of the Executive Office of Education WEBSTER, MA – The Baker-Polito Administration and the Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC) today announced…

DCTV’s Voice of Women Show: Girls Exclusive Summer Program

August 17, 2017

Dartmouth Community Television’s (DCTV) show, “Voice of Women” hosted by Gail Fortes, had a few special guests from the YWCA Girls Exclusive Summer Program! Please…

Time to register for Youth/ Police Dialogues

July 26, 2017

ALL interested candidates please download the registration form below and send by email: Gail Fortes, gfortes@ywcasema.org or by mail: YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts, 20 So. Sixth…

Become a YWmember today!

July 20, 2017

Please become a YWmember today and help improve the lives of people throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Through your individual contribution of $25.00, the YWCA is able…

DCTV Voices of Women: Sexual Assault & Child Abuse Awareness

April 25, 2017

  Here is the most recent episode of Dartmouth Community Television’s Voices of Women, “Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness” hosted by Gail Fortes. The show…

Southcoast Today: YWCA “Under One Roof” project awarded $1M in grants

March 30, 2017

From SouthCoast Today By Wesley Sykeswsykes@s-t.com Tuesday Posted Mar 28, 2017 at 10:17 PM NEW BEDFORD — The roof of the YWCA of Southeastern Massachusetts got a little bigger Tuesday…

Voices of Women: Oscar Special

February 24, 2017

Voice of Women Host and Executive Director of the YWCA, Gail Fortes and three YWCA Board members, Dr. Juli Parker Dean of Students at UMASS…

Voices of Women: Women in Leadership

February 18, 2017

Dartmouth Community Cable Television station show, ”Voices of Women” filmed its recent episode, ”Women in Leadership.” The host and executive director of the YWCA Gail…

Boston Women’s March 2017

January 23, 2017

We are marching in Boston tomorrow along with hundreds of women from Southeastern MA, including three buses organized by the YWCA of Southeastern MA, Coalition…