The YWCA is where women turn. We speak out and take action on racial and social justice issues, economic empowement, domestic violence and opportunities for women and girls.
Our affordable childcare programs are vital for helping parents obtain and retain employment, and preparing our next generations for lifelong learning and success.
We open doors everyday by providing housing for homeless women and families. Our programs offer the tools required to stabilize lives, increase financial security and overcome conditions that lead to homelessness.
YWCA Statement on Ferguson, MO Grand Jury Decision
Workplace Giving Numbers
You can support the YWCA-GB through workplace giving campaigns by designating the following agency numbers:
Students at our Upton Childcare Center learn about modes of transportation and take a make-believe ride on the subway in this short clip.
Learn more about Upton and the YWCA's other childcare programs here.
Take Action Against Racial Profiling
Tell Congress it's time to end racial profiling—a problem that destroys American values of fairness and justice. Congress must take action and pass the End Racial Profiling Act this year. This bill requires that local law enforcement agencies receiving federal funds maintain adequate cultural competency policies and procedures for eliminating racial profiling.