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YWCA Madison: Statement following the attack of an 11-year old student at Whitehorse Middle School

Thursday, March 14, 2019

STATEMENT FROM YWCA MADISON’S ADVOCACY TEAM. YWCA Madison is both outraged and devastated at the decision last week not to pursue criminal charges against a school administrator who attacked an 11-year old black girl at Whitehorse Middle School. We are outraged because we cannot understand how violence from an adult white male against a black… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Statement following the attack of an 11-year old student at Whitehorse Middle School

YWCA Madison: Letter to City Council Opposing Body Cameras

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

LETTER BY YWCA MADISON CEO VANESSA McDOWELL. Dear Madison Common Council Alders and Mayor Paul Soglin, YWCA Madison strongly supports Common Council Proposed Operating Amendment #4 and Common Council Proposed Capitol Amendment #1 to remove funding to pilot body cameras for Madison Police.  The city is not ready yet for body cameras. In 2015, YWCA Madison… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Letter to City Council Opposing Body Cameras

YWCA Madison Amplify Madison – Deadline Nov 1st

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

YWCA Madison Amplify Madison – Deadline is This Week to Apply! MADISON, Wisconsin – The YWCA Madison is accepting applications for the Amplify Madison Grant. Amplify Madison funds collaborative projects to build skill, voice, and visibility for women working in the Madison region’s thriving nonprofit community. “We’re thrilled to support a unique learning experience that… Continue Reading YWCA Madison Amplify Madison – Deadline Nov 1st

Commute to Career Grant

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Governor Walker Announces $5.1 Million in Commute to Careers Grants “These grants will give thousands of Wisconsin workers improved access to meaningful jobs or training opportunities that they need to enter the workforce.” MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today announced that 29 grants, totaling more than $5.1 million, have been awarded under the Commute to Careers program, a… Continue Reading Commute to Career Grant

YWCA Madison: Strongly opposes the hiring of Daniel Furseth as a police officer with the Town of Madison

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

LETTER BY YWCA MADISON CEO VANESSA McDOWELL. Dear Town of Madison Police Chief Gregory, Town of Madison Police and Fire Commission Members, and Members of the Town of Madison Board, YWCA Madison strongly opposes the hiring of Daniel Furseth as a police officer with the Town of Madison. We ask that you rescind his offer and/or terminate… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Strongly opposes the hiring of Daniel Furseth as a police officer with the Town of Madison