Stand Against Racism!
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Civic engagement is, and always has been, central to racial justice work. Ensuring access to the ballot box and engagement of marginalized communities in the political process are powerful tools for eliminating racism and creating a more inclusive democracy. Voter...

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Youth Summit Supports Young Scholars
MIPO Scholarship Winners

On Monday, November 11th, we partnered with Making the Impossible Possible, Inc. (MIPO, Inc.) for their Annual Youth Summit to support young scholars in their academic journeys. Speakers at the event included Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and Maurice D. Hinson, MD, the Black...

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Immigrant Resource Fair

[caption id="attachment_4921" align="aligncenter" width="640"] NYS Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie at the Immigrant Resource Fair with YWCA Brooklyn ESOL Students[/caption] In partnership with NYS Senator Zellnor Y. Myrie 米维, the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, and other agencies we tabled at the...

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Week Without Violence is part of a global movement with YWCAs across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls. At YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally and that...

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Historical YWCA Brooklyn Archives Preserved

YWCA Brooklyn and Brooklyn College unveiled an archival collection dating back to the 1880s entitled YWCA Brooklyn: Empowering Women since 1888 that highlights women’s political and economic empowerment in the borough. The project includeds 350 boxes of historical documents, photographs...

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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!
YWCA-Passing the torch ceremony 2019

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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