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

 

 

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

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...
Veteran Support Group 2 YWCA Brooklyn to Host Regular Veteran Women’s Support Group - YWCA Brooklyn is proud to host a women’s veteran support group lead by a female veteran every other Tuesday at 6pm. Please reach out to Sabrina at smurphy9@mercymavericks.edu with any questions about joining the group.

Upcoming Events

June 15
Speak Up & Heal

An interview screening and panel discussion shining a light on the sexual abuse of children.

June Tuesdays
Women Veterans Support Group

Every other Tuesday at 6:00 PM…

June Thursdays
Cardio Sculpt Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Thursdays at 6:30 PM…

June Saturdays
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

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