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

SAR_2017_HOMEPAGE_SLIDER Stand Against Racism 2017 - Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. This campaign is one...
YW BK - Women's March on NYC #YWBKMARCHES -   On January 21, 2017 we marched in solidarity against intolerance and in the continued fight for civil liberties at the Women’s March on NYC! YWCA Brooklyn is proud to be a part of such a historic event. Our day...
15419758_10154854778238566_1417636574891168772_o Start Up, Stand Out and SOAR - START UP, STAND OUT and SOAR. YWCA Brooklyn Benefit and Fundraiser 2016. YWCA Brooklyn would like to whole-heartedly thank all 2016 Benefit attendees, honorees, and supporters who were part of our celebration on Dec. 7, 2016 either in person or...

Upcoming Events

July
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

July
1st Annual KCCBA Charity Golf Outing

Thursday July 13 11:30 AM…

July
Understanding Commercial Lease Agreements

Thursday July 20 6:00 PM…

July
Financial Management for Small Business Owners

Thursday July 27 6:00 PM…

 

Conversation


Congratulations to two of our YW Brooklyn LEADers Cheyenne Sookoo & Breanna Toney on thier winning business ideas. Check out their interviews on Bold TV. #OnAmission #YWBKLEADers ... See MoreSee Less

Two young entrepreneurs from Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) stop by to chat about their new businesses and their experience as young entrepreneurs.

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