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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YWCA Alaska houses the only Women's Business Center in the state.
World YWCA industrial secretary Mary Dingman arrived convinced of the efficacy of feminist internationalism.
Alongside all its practical help the YWCA could also offer a real Christian alternative to binge drinking that would more than complement its good work and intentions.
YWCA receives invitations every year for the Queen's Garden Party, which is distributed to its projects around England and Wales.
Robertson begins by tracing the development of the national YWCA and the struggles over the emerging "race policy," which resulted in the establishment of a system in city associations in which separate branches for African Americans could be formed but which would be subject to control in a variety of ways by a "central" (white) association.
Thomas Courthouse Center for children ages 0 to 12, and is also provided thanks to a partnership with the YWCA. CourtCare at the Justice Building will be expanded to accept older children when more space is available.
"We were happy to work with CGS and the YWCA to satisfy their space requirements.
For more information about the YWCA archive, contact the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063; phone: (413) 585-2970; fax: (413) 585-2886; email: ssc-wmhist@email.smith.edu; website: http://libraries.smith.edu/libs/ssc.
I also contacted residents who had graduated from our program and former faculty, asking them to send me money or checks written to the YWCA to buy these memberships.
LORRAINE COLE, Ph.D., the new national YWCA chief executive officer, plans to rebuild the group's infrastructure by expanding its membership rolls and connecting with the community through social advocacy and educational programs.
This article examines three such organizational streams--missionary study in clubs and curricula in institutions of higher education for women, formation of the YWCA, and numerous philanthropic and service organizations founded, led, and staffed by women.
The caring octogenarian worked for many years at the YWCA hostel in Butts, Earlsdon, until retiring in the 1980s, at the age of 60.