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Help Us Feed Local Families: Support our Food Pantry

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

While we all struggle with balancing daily schedules right now,  most families still find time to relax and recharge. However, for those experiencing food insecurity, this down time still contains a continued reminder of what isn’t there. Food. Recently, The Washington Post editorial board said “though many groups are racing to feed their neighbors with creative and generous efforts, they cannot… Continue Reading Help Us Feed Local Families: Support our Food Pantry

APPLY TODAY: 2020 EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy

Monday, May 18, 2020

While we may still be limited with in-person interactions, the YWCA National Capital Area is preparing for a creative, educational and impactful summer STEAM virtual experience, starting June 1, 2020! Sign up today! Called the EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy, our FREE 9-week interactive thematic program is designed to empower underserved middle/high school girls to Lead, Create and Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering,… Continue Reading APPLY TODAY: 2020 EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy

IMPORTANT UPDATE: YWCA NCA COVID 19 Coronavirus Emergency Response

Friday, March 13, 2020

Please read the following update from YWCA NCA CEO Monica Gray:  Dear YWCA NCA Staff, Students and Supporters, The YWCA NCA team and I have been monitoring the information from our national, regional and local public health officials and government leaders about the on-going COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Our nation and our world is facing a… Continue Reading IMPORTANT UPDATE: YWCA NCA COVID 19 Coronavirus Emergency Response

Celebrating Empowering Women

Monday, May 20, 2019

2019 Annual Luncheon & Leadership Awards On May 15, 2019, we held our 2019 “Empowering Every Woman” Luncheon and Leadership Awards at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. We had the pleasure of honoring four women who exemplify our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women, including Maria Gomez, CEOof Mary’s Center; Judi Moore Latta,… Continue Reading Celebrating Empowering Women

Nominate an Empowering Woman

Thursday, February 7, 2019

2019 “Empowering Every Woman Annual Luncheon and Leadership Awards” This year for the first time we opened our nominations to the public. Allowing the National Capital Area an opportunity to nominate an extraordinary woman who best exemplifies our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. 2019 nominations are now closed. Thank you to everyone who… Continue Reading Nominate an Empowering Woman