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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

YWCA Madison is Grateful Recipient of a Portion of MacKenzie Scott’s $4.2 Billion Donation to 384 Organizations

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Madison, WI. December 30, 2020 –– YWCA Madison is thrilled to share that it was one of the 384 organizations to receive a portion of a monumental donation of $4.2 billion dollars made recently by MacKenzie Scott, a writer, and philanthropist. MacKenzie Scott’s donation was focusing on organizations filling basic needs, support services for the… Continue Reading YWCA Madison is Grateful Recipient of a Portion of MacKenzie Scott’s $4.2 Billion Donation to 384 Organizations

Registration is Open – 2020 Racial Justice Summit

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Registration for YWCA Madison’s Virtual Racial Justice Summit is Now Open  Madison, WI, August 4th –– Registration is now open for the YWCA Madison Virtual Racial Justice Summit. For nineteen years, YWCA Madison’s Racial Justice Summit has been a space and experience that has brought people in the Madison Community together for deep learning, and… Continue Reading Registration is Open – 2020 Racial Justice Summit