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

On Using Survivors for Public Argument

The YWCA’s mission guides our programming and advocacy. It lies at the heart of our efforts. Eliminating racism Empowering women and girls Promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all…Read more

Celebrating Juneteenth

Black Lives Matter, and one way we can honor them is to celebrate, liberate, and educate today, on Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.…Read more

Remembering Deb Bailey

Like so many, on Monday we learned of Deb Bailey’s passing. We are still settling into that reality, although our hearts remain heavy with grief. It’s impossible to quantify all…Read more