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Latest News from YWCA National Capital Area

Looking for the latest news? You’ve come to the right place. Member of the media with a story request? Contact Sarah Graham, Manager of Communications & Advocacy, at sgraham@ywcanca.org or (202) 626-0728.

Need help with food, shelter or unemployment? Updates on social service offerings during COVID-19

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Here at the YWCA National Capital Area, we are committed to serving our community in this time of crisis. As we navigate the coming weeks, we want to share with you relevant updates to our service offerings, latest national news, tips on staying safe and sane, stories of success, and our continued work for our… Continue Reading Need help with food, shelter or unemployment? Updates on social service offerings during COVID-19

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

YWCA National Capital Area Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Washington, DC–The YWCA National Capital Area is proud to welcome five new members to its Board of Directors. Each were approved unanimously by existing board members at the November meeting. These new members include:  Brittany Johnson is a Senior Executive Producer and Digital Lead at Podcast Village, a premier podcast and multimedia production company based… Continue Reading YWCA National Capital Area Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

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