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YWCA Madison: A Message from CEO, Vanessa McDowell

Monday, March 30, 2020

YWCA Madison is taking the health and wellbeing of our residents, staff, volunteers, and community very seriously with the arrival of the COVID-19 virus. We will get through this together by upholding our organizational values of Humanity, Community, Growth, and Restoration. Please understand that our staff is working hard right now to keep our residents’… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: A Message from CEO, Vanessa McDowell

YWCA Madison: Statement on COVID-19

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

YWCA MADISON’S STATEMENT ON COVID-19. Dear Community, YWCA Madison is taking the health and wellbeing of our residents, staff, volunteers, and community very seriously with the arrival of the COVID-19 virus. We will get through this together by upholding our organizational values of Humanity, Community, Growth, and Restoration. Please understand that our staff is working… Continue Reading YWCA Madison: Statement on COVID-19

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

Press Release: Amplify Madison 2020 Call for Applications is Now Open

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Amplify Madison 2020 Call for Applications is Now Open   MADISON, Wisconsin –  YWCA Madison is accepting applications for Cohort 3 of  Amplify Madison. The Amplify Madison funds collaborative professional development projects to build skill, voice, and visibility for all people that identify as women, including trans women and in particular women of color working in… Continue Reading Press Release: Amplify Madison 2020 Call for Applications is Now Open

Press Release: Nominate a Woman in Our Community for the 46th Women of Distinction Leadership Awards!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Nominate a Woman in Our Community for the 45th Women of Distinction Leadership Awards! MADISON, Wisconsin – YWCA Madison is looking to honor women in the Greater Madison community who serve as leaders through their community service, professional achievement, integrity, leadership, or dedication to the lives of others and to the quality of life for… Continue Reading Press Release: Nominate a Woman in Our Community for the 46th Women of Distinction Leadership Awards!