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YWCA Madison: Letter In Support of Dane County 2022 Behavior Health Budget Initiative – Creation of a Crisis Triage Center

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Statement of Support for Dane County 2022 Behavior Health Budget Initiative – Creation of a Crisis Triage Center YWCA Madison is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, freedom, and dignity for all. Our foundational values of Humanity, Community, Growth, and Restoration guide our actions and relationships. With this mission in mind, we… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Letter In Support of Dane County 2022 Behavior Health Budget Initiative – Creation of a Crisis Triage Center

YWCA Madison: Letter In Support of Building A Men’s Shelter

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

LETTER TO MADISON’S COMMON COUNSEL Our mission at YWCA Madison is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Our foundational values of Humanity, Community, Restoration, and Growth guide our actions and advocacy. With this belief system and energy within us, we strongly support building a shelter for our… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Letter In Support of Building A Men’s Shelter

YWCA Madison: Letter In Support of Affinity Group Spaces

Thursday, April 29, 2021

LETTER BY YWCA MADISON The dangerous misconception of race-based affinity community spaces as segregation is not only an expression of the white dominant culture but also reveals a lack of understanding of the history of racism and its ongoing impact in our lives and communities today.  Furthermore, it also reveals a misunderstanding of the depth… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Letter In Support of Affinity Group Spaces

YWCA Madison: Letter to Sun Prairie School Superintendent and Board

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

LETTER BY YWCA MADISON CEO VANESSA McDOWELL Dear Superintendent Saron and Members of the Sun Prairie School Board of Education, YWCA Madison is deeply disturbed by the 6th-grade social studies assignment asking students how they would punish a slave. We cannot imagine how anyone would find this assignment to be anything other than that what… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Letter to Sun Prairie School Superintendent and Board