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YWCA Madison Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

YWCA Madison is devastated by the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers, as well as the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony Robinson, Tony McDade, and countless other Black Americans. Unfortunately, we are no longer surprised. Police brutality and institutional racism are baked into the policing and criminal justice systems… Continue Reading YWCA Madison Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

YWCA USA’s Organize Your Butterflies: Uncomfortable but Never Unsafe…

Friday, May 15, 2020

Organize Your Butterflies is an original podcast by YWCA USA. Each episode discusses the ways women — including many of the amazing leaders at YWCA — are working to organize, strategize, and mobilize around issues like equal pay, domestic violence, entrepreneurship, and more. We “organize our butterflies” to create change and build a better future for… Continue Reading YWCA USA’s Organize Your Butterflies: Uncomfortable but Never Unsafe…

YWCA Madison: Letter in Opposition to Siting the F-35s in Madison, Wisconsin

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

LETTER BY YWCA MADISON CEO VANESSA McDOWELL. Dear Secretary Barrett, Senator Baldwin, Senator Johnson, and Congressmember Pocan, We ask you to oppose stationing the F-35s Lightning II to the Wisconsin 115th Fighter Wing at Truax Air National Guard Base in Madison, Wisconsin. As documented in the Environmental Impact Statement drafted by the United States Air… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Letter in Opposition to Siting the F-35s in Madison, Wisconsin