YW LEADers in Albany

WPP SPOTLIGHT: WPP Interns Take on Social Advocacy YWCA Brooklyn’s mission is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Among the programs that furthers our mission is the YW LEAD, college access...

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Passing the Torch!
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Our graduating YW LEADers are now on their way to preparing for college in the fall. We're so proud their hard work and accomplishments and we are looking forward to their bright futures. We celebrated them at a Passing the Torch ceremony...

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Equal Pay Day 2019

The pay gap affects ALL women and we're asking NYS to prioritize equal pay for all. This month, which marks the time of year that women's salaries catch up to that of their male counterparts, we joined community partners PowHer...

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Denim Day 2019
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The Denim Day kick-off event - the Denim Day Bronx March -  was held on April 12th. Denim Day grew out of a 1998 Italian Supreme Court decision that overturned a rape conviction because the victim wore tight jeans. The judges...

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Stand Against Racism 2019
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Each year YWCA Brooklyn participates in a dedicated week-long effort to take a #StandAgainstRacism by hosting events that bring together the community to engage in meaningful conversation. This year the campaign takes place from April 25-28. Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign...

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#MarchOn 2019

We're proud to have partnered with MarchOn to participate in the #MarchOn NYC again this year. We also hosted a pre-march, sign-making party the evening before the march at YWCA Brooklyn to bring together members of our communities interested in participating. [gallery...

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