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Ensuring Safety and Opportunity for Immigrant Women

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May 1, 2019  As YWCA marked our 13th annual Stand Against Racism, we focused on raising awareness and highlighting the injustices faced by immigrant women and families. In DC, YWCA USA kicked off this year’s campaign by hosting a policy briefing on April 25th, on “Ensuring Safety and Opportunity for Immigrant Women.” As an organization dedicated… Continue Reading Ensuring Safety and Opportunity for Immigrant Women

A historic election: Record wins for women, women of color

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact: Tiffany Wang twang@ywca.org Statement from YWCA USA on the outcome of the 2018 midterm elections Washington, D.C. — Last night was a historic election night, with record-breaking victories from women and people of color both on the ballot and in voter turnout. An unprecedented number of women ran in the 2018 midterm… Continue Reading A historic election: Record wins for women, women of color

We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Statement by YWCA USA CEO, Alejandra Y. Castillo “In last night’s State of the Union address, President Trump doubled down on his standard dog-whistle of divisive rhetoric and scapegoating our most underserved communities. Last night’s litany of policies focused on building a border wall, separating immigrant families and ramping up penalties for drug offenders. He… Continue Reading We Need Real Solutions, Not Platitudes