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

YWCA and American Italian Cancer Foundation provide free mammograms in Downtown Brooklyn for anyone who visited. Early Detection with the Mammogram Van - This month the American-Italian Cancer Foundation‘s Mammogram Van set up shop outside of YWCA Brooklyn to offer no-cost mammograms and clinical breast exams in a friendly, non-intimidating environment. We’re so grateful for their commitment to our community and their important work geared...
Photo Mar 15, 8 45 03 AM #RallyForRuth - As Brooklyn-born Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrates her birthday this month, New Yorkers gathered in her honor and with a mission. The purpose of the celebration was to call for the City to rename the Brooklyn Municipal Building...

Upcoming Events

October
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

October
Free ESOL Classes for Women

Tuesday & Thursday Classes…

October
Free Citizen Prep Classes for Women

Wednesday Morning & Evening Classes…

October 29
Surviving & Thriving

Day of Empowerment…

November 11
Making the Impossible Possible, Inc

Annual Youth Summit…

 

Conversation

4 days ago

YWCA Brooklyn

Please join us again this year at Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams fifth annual #SurvivingAndThriving Day of Empowerment. RSVP: brooklyn-usa.org/dvadayofempowerment ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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Tune in for the latest #YWCAButterflies episode, out now! #OnAMission ... See MoreSee Less

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