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...
IMG_4482-1 Women’s March on NYC 2018 - The 2018 Women’s March on NYC took place on Saturday, January 21st, and presented a unique opportunity for women and allies around the city to come together and continue the march for women’s rights and equality. For the second year...

Upcoming Events

August
Zumba Fitness with ShapeUP NYC

Saturdays at 12:00 PM…

August
Free ESOL Classes for Women

Tuesday & Thursday Classes…

August
Free Citizen Prep Classes for Women

Wednesday Morning & Evening Classes…

Aug 8
Forgotten Behind Bars

Women’s Healthcare, Family & Representation…

Aug 29
School Supply Giveaway

5-7pm…

 

Conversation

4 days ago

YWCA Brooklyn

In remembrance of that day 18 years ago, we honor those who lost their lives and all of the rescuers who risked their lives to save others. Let us always be on the path to more peace. 🧡 ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

YWCA Brooklyn

Our CEO and President is out attending YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee’s AMEND Together Conference this week, where leaders in business, civic, nonprofit, faith, college athletics, and professional sports are gathering to challenge a culture that supports violence against women, and learn and cultivate change around the issues of healthy masculinity and violence against women. #OnAMission #ywcabklyn #SHIFTconf2019 #AMENDtogether YWCA USA ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

YWCA Brooklyn

We hosted our Annual Back to School Giveaway to help kids in our community prepare for another great year. Thank you to all of our partners that support this fun event! Jo Anne Simon Street Rootz St. Joseph's College NY Ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho Inc.New York State Senator Velmanette Montgomery

We hope everyone is enjoying their first month back to school! #OnAMission #YWCAbklyn #BackToSchool #brooklyn
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