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

WWV17 2017 Week Without Violence Recap - Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls with YWCAs across the country and around the world. At YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally. That’s why,...
2017 Empowerment Walk Young Women’s Empowerment Walk - October 11th this year is known as International Day of the Girl Child. Our YW LEADers took to the street and led their second Young Women’s Empowerment Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, drawing visibility to the YWCA mission of eliminating...
YWCA Brooklyn Accepts Award YWCA Brooklyn Wins Association Excellence Award for Women’s Empowerment! -   YWCA USA held their Annual Conference Gala on June 16, 2017. The event, hosted by Melissa Harris-Perry celebrates the incredible achievements of extraordinary leaders who serve as role models and provide opportunities and support for women and girls as part of...
Screen Shot 2017-06-07 at 11.18.48 AM YW LEADers Win Youth Voice Award - Our YW LEADers were among those honored as recipients of the 2017 Youth Voice Awards, hosted by the Brooklyn Community Foundation. Chosen to receiving funding for their project proposal – No Eye Candy, the YW LEADers will now work toward bringing...

Upcoming Events

Mar
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

Apr
Free ESOL Classes for Women

Weekday & Weekend Classes…

April 7
Film Screening

Survivors Guide to Prison…

April 14
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Walk-a-Thon

Presented by the Healing Center…

April 24
Stephen Belber's TAPE

4:30-6:30…

April 26-29
Stand Against Racism

YWCA USA Signature Campaign…

Apr 26
Interactive Panel Discussion

Guest Speaker Dr. Nadia Lopez…

May 10
Annual Fundraiser

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Conversation


Proud to see our YW LEADers and friends of YWCA Brooklyn marching alongside other teens at @TheHealingCenter's Annual Teen Dating Violence Walk-a- Thon to bring awareness to teen dating violence and show survivors that they are not alone! #OnAMission

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College access leads to economic sustainability for low-income households and yesterday we showed support for our partners doing this work with us! Ashley Stewart and Medgar Evers College, CUNY for the #AshleyCollegeTour! The incredible line up of speakers made the day a huge success! #MEC #OnAMission ... See MoreSee Less

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