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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.

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

YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse

Friday, February 9, 2018

STATEMENT BY YWCA USA CEO ALEJANDRA Y. CASTILLO “Domestic violence continues to be an epidemic impacting one in four women in the United States. One of the primary reasons domestic violence continues at this pace is because abusers face little to no accountability for their actions. Often, they are protected by other people in power,… Continue Reading YWCA USA: Stop Allowing Abuse