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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 or (202) 626-0728.

Register Today: EmpowerSTEAM

Friday, February 1, 2019

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2019 EMPOWERSTEAM SUMMER ACADEMY YWCA National Capital Area is pleased to offer the 5th annual EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy. The summer camp,  for girls ages 13-17,  exposes participants to STEM in an exciting and engaging manner. Registration is free. “We are excited to bring back EmpowerSTEAM, this year with a longer period of… Continue Reading Register Today: EmpowerSTEAM

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Vote: it’s the “most powerful nonviolent tool we have”

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Election Day. A chance to make our voices heard. Midterm elections are historically marked by low voter turnout, but early 2018 reports suggest a new energy this time around. The energy brings excitement and hope. We are excited to have women, communities of color, and other marginalized populations raise their voice through the ballot box.… Continue Reading Vote: it’s the “most powerful nonviolent tool we have”

Energy & Inspiration for #EveryWoman18

Friday, June 1, 2018

Thank you for Making 2018 Empowering Every Woman Luncheon a Success We are grateful to all who attended “Empowering Every Woman” 2018. A record crowd of nearly 250 joined us for an afternoon celebrating our EmpowerGirls youth program, adult learners in the Career Education & Training Center, and finally our speaker Delegate Elizabeth Guzman. We presented… Continue Reading Energy & Inspiration for #EveryWoman18

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Thank You 2017 Donors & Partners

Friday, June 1, 2018

We Could Not Do This Work Without Your Support We are immensely grateful to all of our donors and program partners. Interested in joining this list in 2018? Visit our ways to give page and learn how you can join our team. $50,000 – $100,000 Coca-Cola Foundation Washington Area Women’s Foundation $25,000 – $49,999 Centene… Continue Reading Thank You 2017 Donors & Partners