LOVE WINS! Respect for Marriage Act Signed into Law

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LOVE WINS! Respect for Marriage Act Signed into Law

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

  On Tuesday, President Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act, a bipartisan bill that codifies same-sex and interracial marriages in our country. This bill affirms what the vast majority of Americans already believe and provides LGBTQ+ people and interracial couples with federal protections of their right to marry. While this bill is a step… Continue Reading LOVE WINS! Respect for Marriage Act Signed into Law

It’s time to VOTE. Are you ready?

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

It’s Election Day! Are you vote ready? Happy Election Day from YWCA National Capital Area. Civic engagement, especially voting, is a key component of our intersectional work, as we believe that all voices should be heard at the ballot box.   Not registered to vote? You can register and still vote today! Here is how: In… Continue Reading It’s time to VOTE. Are you ready?

Native American Heritage Month: Acknowledge| Educate | Celebrate

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Today begins Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people to our country.   First, we acknowledge that Washington, D.C., sits on the ancestral lands of Nacotchtank/Anacostan/Piscataway people. Today and every day, we honor this legacy and hope you will… Continue Reading Native American Heritage Month: Acknowledge| Educate | Celebrate