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.

 

 

 

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Screen Shot 2017-09-29 at 12.01.43 PM Join Us October 16-20 for Week Without Violence -     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....
DA_race_2017 MEET THE CANDIDATES FOR BROOKLYN DA - YWCA Brooklyn proudly hosted a “meet the candidates” session with NOW NYC to hear from those in the District Attorney race. We learned how the candidates plan to handle cases of drug-facilitated sexual assault, domestic violence and the fair treatment...
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...

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Special thanks to Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon and NCO officers from the NYPD 84th Precinct who delivered thanksgiving turkeys to the YWCA brooklyn residents and scholars today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you SUNY Plattsburgh!

Yesterday our YWLEAders met with Kyle Richardson a representative from SUNY Plattsburgh, as part of our college access program.
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YW Brooklyn LEADer Taylor started her first internship this week with our mission aligned partners Enrichment EDU. Internships are a part of our youth leadership development program. Congratulations Taylor! #onamission #ywbk ... See MoreSee Less

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