YWCA

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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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And between 1912 and 1930, she designed more than thirty buildings in at least seventeen locations for the YWCA, one of the nation's largest and most influential women's organizations.
In 1918, for example, the national board of the YWCA donated $20,000 from its War Work Council funds to build a recreation center in Vallejo.
14) In 1897 the Mount Holyoke YWCA voted to adopt a missionary who was a recent graduate of the college.
The vision of the YWCA that emerged was based on a commitment to serve those in need, including the displaced, the marginalized, and the working poor, as well as the high school or college girl.
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.
Plus, the YWCA suffered from a major image problem.
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.
Date: Saturday, June 16(th) 2012 When: 8:30-5:00 PM Where: YWCA of WNY 1005 Grant Street (bet.
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:
Richardson-Heron left Komen's largest affiliate in April and by May, she was in talks with YWCA.