WE ARE YWCA BROOKLYN

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

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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

IMG_3757 YWCA Brooklyn in partnership with NY Liberty Panel on Mass Incarceration - The New York Liberty officially kicked off this season’s UNITY Game initiatives with the panel: “Forgotten Behind Bars: Women’s Health Care, Family, and Representation” at YWCA Brooklyn to address how the criminal justice system unjustly affects women, society’s role in...
IMG_2121 YW LEADers in Albany - WPP SPOTLIGHT: WPP Interns Take on Social Advocacy YWCA Brooklyn’s mission is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Among the programs that furthers our mission is the YW LEAD, college access...

Upcoming Events

Weekly
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

*Temporarily on Pause*Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

Weekly
Body Rock Dance and Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

*Temporarily on Pause*Monday at 6pm…

Weekly
Free ESOL Classes for Women

*ON ZOOM* Tuesday & Thursday Classes…

Weekly
Free Citizen Prep Classes for Women

*Temporarily on Pause* Wednesday Morning & Evening Classes…

 

Conversation

19 hours ago

YWCA Brooklyn

DAY 2 #icantbreathe campaign | A "call to action" initiative dedicated to the ongoing fight against systemic racism to promote racial justice and equality. | SHARE - LIKE - COMMENT

Listen to Jada C. from #brooklyn express her perspective as a young, black person in America at this moment in time with a spoken word message.

Her call to action: “Find out who your federal, state and city legislators are! Call and write to them to ensure that they are doing their part to support state-wide criminal justice reform."

Stay tuned into our page as more young women and girls in Brooklyn express what #icantbreathe means to them and what their “call to action” is for our allies.
#ywcabklyn #onamission #icantbreathe #georgefloyd #justiceforblacklives #blacklivesmatter #saytheirnames
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21 hours ago

YWCA Brooklyn

DAY 2 #icantbreathe campaign | A "call to action" initiative dedicated to the ongoing fight against systemic racism to promote racial justice and equality.

FULL VIDEO DROPS at 8PM EST | Listen to Jada C. from #brooklyn express her perspective as a young, black person in America at this moment in time with a spoken word message.

Stay tuned into our page as more young women and girls in Brooklyn express what #icantbreathe means to them and what their “call to action” is for our allies. #ywcabklyn #onamission
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