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.

 

 

 

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unnamed Presser at City Hall for Right To Know Act - Communities United for Police Reform led efforts to push for the passage of the Right to Know Act, a legislative package that aims to protect the civil and human rights of New Yorkers while promoting communication, transparency and accountability in...
shewillbe #SheWillBe Report Released - This week the New York City Council released the ‪#‎SheWillBe‬ Young Women’s Initiative Report and Recommendations. YWCA Brooklyn is proud to have been involved in this important process of listening to and engaging with the young women in our community and...
IMG_4317 Walking for Teen Dating Violence Awareness -   YWCA Brooklyn co-sponsored the 5th Annual NYC Teen Dating Violence Awareness Walk-A-Thon organized by The Healing Center on Saturday, April 16th in Cadman Plaza. Hundreds rallied at Cadman Plaza Park to hear some moving poems, testimonies and shared experiences from...

Upcoming Events

July 20
Legal Essentials for Doing Business Online

BOC Women’s Business Center…

July 21
How to Write a Successful Business Plan

BOC Women’s Business Center…

July Thursdays
Cardio Sculpt Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Thursdays at 6:30 PM…

July Saturdays
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

August 18
How to Apply for a Small Business Loan with BOC Capital

BOC Women’s Business Center…

August 21
Women's Equality Day Tea Party

A celebratory tea party in honor of 96 years of women voters.

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In honor of #WomensEqualityDay we're hosting a tea party for women and girls to celebrate 96 years of voting rights! Join us on Sunday August, 21 - it's FREE and open to the public! #OnAMission RSVP: ywbkteaparty.eventbrite.com

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Take a day for your health - free #Zumba #workout tomorrow at 12pm! Call David Wills 718-875-1190 ext 239 ... See MoreSee Less

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