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NEWS: A racial reckoning at nonprofits: Black women demand better pay, opportunities

Sunday, July 11, 2021

By  Sydney Trent | July 11, 2021| The Washington Post “The racial and gender gaps were brought home to Monica Gray at a recent meeting of nonprofit chief executives that she attended. A White woman began complaining about the size of her bonus, said Gray, 58, chief executive of the National Capitol Area YWCA since… Continue Reading NEWS: A racial reckoning at nonprofits: Black women demand better pay, opportunities

YWCA National Capital Area’s Statement on the One-Year Commemoration of George Floyd’s Death

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

One year ago, our country witnessed (via bystander video) another Black man being killed by police. He wasn’t the first and, unfortunately, he wasn’t the last, but George Floyd’s death put into motion a racial reckoning that our country has long needed.  People took to the streets across our country and around the world, demanding… Continue Reading YWCA National Capital Area’s Statement on the One-Year Commemoration of George Floyd’s Death

This is What Accountability Looks Like: Statement from YWCA National Capital Area

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Statement from Monica Gray, CEO of YWCA National Capital Area:  Today, a jury held former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin accountable for the murder of George Floyd. At the YWCA National Capital Area, we stand with Floyd’s family, the citizens of Minnesota, and our entire nation as we navigate this next stage of healing. Today’s… Continue Reading This is What Accountability Looks Like: Statement from YWCA National Capital Area

YWCA National Capital Area Condemns Anti-Asian Violence

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Statement from Monica Gray, CEO of YWCA National Capital Area: Yesterday, in Georgia, 8 people–including 7 women–were killed in an anti-Asian hate crime. Make no mistake, these attacks were caused by hate, racism, and white supremacy, fueled greatly by anti-Asian rhetoric currently running rampant in our country.  According to a statement from Asian Americans Advancing… Continue Reading YWCA National Capital Area Condemns Anti-Asian Violence

YWCA National Capital Area Partners with Target | See How You Can Help

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

YWCA National Capital Area is excited to partner with Target Circle. Now you can support YWCA National Capital Area just by shopping at Target. Are you a Target Circle member? Click here for more information — it’s free! As a Target Circle member, you’ll earn one vote for each shopping trip. Vote for YWCA National Capital Area now through December 31, 2020. More votes for YWCA National Capital… Continue Reading YWCA National Capital Area Partners with Target | See How You Can Help