The Power of Pronouns

The idea of gender is pretty central to everything the YWCA does. After all, “women and girls” is actually written into our mission. We understand that sometimes a person’s view…Read more

Start By Believing

We find ourselves here yet again. We’ve seen a firehose of news stories related to sexual assault scandals in the last few weeks — Dr. Robert Anderson and the University…Read more

Black Trans Lives Matter

            June is Pride month. For many it is a time when we celebrate and uplift the joys of the LGBTQ+ community. We go to…Read more

Doing Away with Misconceptions

It’s easy to be daunted by the legal system, especially if you’re a survivor. You don’t have to be. By: Charles C. Campbell, BS, PBD, N.P. YWCA Legal Advocate/ Paralegal…Read more

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

In honor of National Public Health Week (April 5-11, 2021), a member of our staff reflects on racism as a public health crisis.  I was asked to write about racism…Read more