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

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

Sept Thursdays
Cardio Sculpt Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Thursdays at 6:30 PM…

Sept Saturdays
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

September 7, 14, 21, 28
Personal Finance Course

Prepare your finances with the Women’s Business Center.

September 15
How to Write a Business Plan

A free workshop addressing all the basics around writing a successful business plan.

September 25
Atlantic Antic

The oldest and largest street festival in Brooklyn

September 27
What She SAY!?

Art exhibition by the women of YWCA Brooklyn

 

 

Conversation


#tbt to earlier this week when the girls from our YW LEAD Brooklyn college access and youth leadership program attended a special event hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama! The event was for her #LetGirlsLearn government Initiative which seeks to ensure that young girls around the world get the education they deserve. #OnAMission #EmpoweringWomen ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you tried Cardio Sculpt yet? Bring a friend and try this free fitness class today! Call David Wills to reserve a space 718-875-1190 ext 239 ... See MoreSee Less

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A reminder on #PeaceDay to keep looking forward and advancing towards a world where peace prevails over all else. ... See MoreSee Less

This #PeaceDay, we celebrate Peace is Loud speaker Leymah Gbowee, a tireless champion for #peace and justice. Leymah calls on each of us to "do one thing every day that everyone else is scared to do." Join us today, and everyday, in taking the "open mind challenge" and bringing our world closer to peace. To host her at your next event, visit www.peaceisloud.org/host-a-speaker.

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