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YWCA:

see Young Women's Christian AssociationYoung Women's Christian Association
(YWCA), organization whose stated mission is "to empower women and girls and to eliminate racism." The movement is nondenominational.
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Cavaioli, executive director of the YWCA of Central Massachusetts, will receive WCCA-TV 13's annual Father Michael Bafaro Humanitarian Award on Oct.
TORONTO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - As part of its ongoing work to encourage Canadians to take action on violence against women and girls, YWCA Canada, the country's oldest and largest women's multi-service organization, released the much awaited YWCA Safety Siren app for Android smartphones.
As World AIDS Day approaches, leaders of the YWCA across Africa are coming together to call on national governments and international donors to accelerate distribution of the female condom to women in developing countries.
When Sylvia Hines took over as executive director of the YWCA in Glendale two years ago, it looked a whole lot like the residence for single, working women it was established as 70 years ago.
Partnership for Public Good (PPG), YWCA of WNY, New York Civic, City & State newspaper, and New York Policy Forum will present a Candidate College in June.
The case of Gaffe Owens is a vivid illustration of the difference between YWCA and the organization formerly known as YMCA.
Alliance with the online university offers reduced tuition to YWCA staff and volunteers nationwide
YWCAs in communities of all sizes organize a wide range of activities for the YWCA Week Without Violence, including the following examples:
WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA and many of its 300 local associations across the country will join with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in marking National HIV Testing Day on June 27.
WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA applauds President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama's new national service initiative, United We Serve, that calls on Americans to participate in community service this summer, and to make service a way of life to volunteer and improve their communities.
WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA presented its prestigious 2009 Hallmark Initiative Awards to YWCA Central Massachusetts for Racial Justice and YWCA Niagara for Women's Economic Advancement at its recent National Conference and Annual General Assembly in Washington, D.
WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA applauds President Obama's national call for volunteerism and urges all Americans to volunteer their time and talent to improve their local communities.