#icantbreathe
Screen Shot 2020-06-02 at 2.42.04 PM

YWCA Brooklyn extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of George "Big Floyd" Floyd and to the larger Minneapolis community. We are outraged by the continued violence, brutality and abuse of power by those in law enforcement towards...

Read More →
Stand Against Racism!
Screen Shot 2020-01-26 at 3.36.14 PM

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...

Read More →
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...

Read More →
Immigrant Resource Fair
ImmigrantResourceFair2019_01

[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...

Read More →
Stand Against Racism 2019
Screen Shot 2019-03-12 at 6.07.20 PM

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...

Read More →
#MarchOn 2019
IMG_4963

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...

Read More →