WE ARE YWCA BROOKLYN

 

YWCA IS ON A MISSION TO ELIMINATE RACISM, EMPOWER WOMEN, STAND UP FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE, HELP FAMILIES AND STRENGTHEN COMMUNITIES.


HOME

300 affordable, safe, permanent, individual housing units in a community dedicated to promoting the economic empowerment and quality of life for low income and formerly homeless women


SOCIAL JUSTICE

Advocacy, education, and activism coordinated, facilitated or hosted by staff who are dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all


COMMUNITY

30,000 square feet of offices, event space, and meeting and training facilities, newly renovated and conveniently located in downtown Brooklyn, dedicated to strengthening the community’s capacity to promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all


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About YWCA Brooklyn

  1. YWCA Brooklyn is a national network of local service providers and advocates for change, working every day to eliminate racism and empower women. We have been at the forefront of the most critical social movements—from voting rights and civil rights, to affordable housing and pay equity, to violence prevention and health care reform.

 

 

 

Other News

screen-shot-2016-10-04-at-1-13-25-am - The Role of Affordable Childcare in Economic Equality for WOC   Access to affordable, quality childcare is central to the economic empowerment of women, knowing that historically caregiving roles have been headed up by women and that 7 in 10...
fullsizerender YWCA Brooklyn Represents at Atlantic Antic - YWCA Brooklyn staff and volunteers set up shop in their usual spot along Atlantic Avenue on Sunday, September 25 for Brooklyn’s oldest and largest street festival, Atlantic Antic. YWCA Brooklyn participates annually to meet new members of the community, inform the public...

Upcoming Events

Nov. Saturdays
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

Dec 7
Benefit 2016

Start up, stand out, and soar celebration and fundraiser 2016

 

 

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Tickets are still available for our 2016 celebration and benefit honoring exceptional Brooklyn women and girls. All the details at www.ywcabklyn.org/benefit-2016/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Join #YWCAbklyn on December 7th for a night celebrating exceptional Brooklyn women and girls. Information and tickets now available at: www.ywcabklyn.org/benefit-2016/ ... See MoreSee Less

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This weekend sign up for a free Zumba fitness class: call to reserve 718-875-1190 ext 239 ... See MoreSee Less

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