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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.

Congratulations to Supreme Court Justice  Ketanji Brown Jackson!

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Statement from Monica Gray, CEO of YWCA National Capital Area:  Today, the Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next Supreme Court Justice of the United States, making her the first Black woman, the sixth woman overall, and the first public defender to serve on the Court. We applaud her confirmation and are excited to… Continue Reading Congratulations to Supreme Court Justice  Ketanji Brown Jackson!

YWCA National Capital Area Stands in Solidarity with YWCA of Ukraine

Friday, March 11, 2022

  Today, YWCA National Capital Area calls for your support of the women, girls, and marginalized communities who have been deeply impacted by the war being waged on Ukraine. As the situation in Ukraine intensifies, it draws attention to its consequences on the lives and livelihoods of Ukraine’s women and girls. We are committed to… Continue Reading YWCA National Capital Area Stands in Solidarity with YWCA of Ukraine

Celebrate Women’s History Month with YWCA National Capital Area!

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Today begins Women’s History Month. As one of the oldest women’s empowerment organizations in the nation, our history–as is all history–is rooted in the strength and power of women.  In the last two years, women have made tough decisions for their families and communities, stepping up and out to keep our country going in times… Continue Reading Celebrate Women’s History Month with YWCA National Capital Area!

Historic Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson: Statement from YWCA National Capital Area

Friday, February 25, 2022

Statement from Monica Gray, CEO of YWCA National Capital Area: Today, President Biden announced the nomination of DC native Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, Jackson would become the first Black woman to serve on the court. Judge Jackson’s judicial qualifications are impressive. She is a Harvard Law School graduate,… Continue Reading Historic Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson: Statement from YWCA National Capital Area