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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.

NEWS RELEASE: YWCA National Capital Area Welcomes New Chair, Members to Board of Directors

Monday, January 10, 2022

Contact: Sarah Graham, Manager of Communications & Advocacy, YWCA NCA, sgraham@ywcanca.org Washington, DC–The YWCA National Capital Area is proud to welcome a new chair and four new members to its Board of Directors. All were approved unanimously by existing board members at a November 2021 meeting.  Tycely Williams, who joined the board in 2021, will… Continue Reading NEWS RELEASE: YWCA National Capital Area Welcomes New Chair, Members to Board of Directors

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Acknowledge-Educate-Celebrate

Monday, October 11, 2021

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. First, we acknowledge that Washington, D.C., sits on the ancestral lands of Nacotchtank/Anacostan/Piscataway people.  Today and every day, we honor this legacy and hope you will do the same. On this day, YWCA National Capital Area is reminded that Indigenous people–particularly women–continue to be impacted dramatically by inequity in our country. In 2020, the… Continue Reading Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Acknowledge-Educate-Celebrate