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_7647 YWCA and Brooklyn Pride - YWCA Brooklyn participated in the 2017 Brooklyn Pride Festival which took place on Saturday, June 10, 2017. This is an annual event that commemorates, educates, and celebrates diversity and reaffirms the value of all LGBTQ Brooklynites, groups and others who support the...
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

Aug
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

Sept 16
Finding Ashley Stewart Finale

Celebration of Brooklyn, women’s empowerment and community!

Sept 24
THE ANNUAL ATLANTIC ANTIC™

The oldest and largest street festival in Brooklyn…

Sept 28
How to Write a Successful Business Plan

with BOC Network…

 

 

 

Conversation


James Rhee, CEO of Ashley Stewart speaking at "Finding Ashley Stewart 2017" about YWCA Brooklyn being the participants of their first Ashley Gives Initiative at a time that they had just filed for bankruptcy. The day of the Initiative event when he met and saw our women, it affected him so much, he decided to do everything he did to save the company! Thank you for honoring us and highlighting our work!! #onamission #ywcabklyn ... See MoreSee Less

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Help #ProtectOurCare - call your Senators today!!

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If you too are disappointed in Senator Bill Cassidy #GrahamCassidy let them know it - call (202) 224-3121

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Just 5 days to #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, Sept. 26, 2017! Make sure you’re ready to #BeVocalVoteLocal this Nov. NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org ... See MoreSee Less

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