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...
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset Women’s Equality Day Tea Party and Awards Ceremony at YWCA Brooklyn - WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY TEA PARTY AND AWARDS CEREMONY AT YWCA BROOKLYN YWCA Brooklyn CEO and President Martha Kamber opens event and introduces co-sponsors. On Sunday afternoon, August 21, YWCA Brooklyn hosted a tea party for Women and girls to celebrate 96 years...

Upcoming Events

January
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

Jan 21
Women's March on NYC

March with YWCA Brooklyn…

Jan 25
YW LEAD Brooklyn Presents SHOWTIME

Theme: Social Justice…

March 25
YWCA BK University

Applications due Jan. 31…

 

 

Conversation


Structural racism is cited as one of the overarching reasons that black women are four times more likely to suffer life-threatening complications during childbirth than white women, and in some neighborhoods the gap is even wider. ... See MoreSee Less

New York City health officials are watching childbirth rates across the city — and trying to find ways to lower the risk for the most vulnerable...

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YWCA Brooklyn proud to kick off partnership with JP Morgan Chase to empower young women and promote leadership as part of YW LEAD college access program ... See MoreSee Less

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On #MLKDay, and everyday, we're working to eliminate racism and empower women in our community. What are you doing for others today? #OnAMission #YWCAbklyn ... See MoreSee Less

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Want to know "the real" on all aspects of college life? Check out YWCA Brooklyn University and apply today: www.ywcabklyn.org/ywca-brooklyn-u/ ... See MoreSee Less

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