Furthermore, she served as regional chair of the YWCAs
of New England Council and is a member of the National Association of YWCA
In addition to giving straightforward information on relevant sexual health and wellness issues, the app geo-locates users with maps and directions to over 300 resource centres across Canada by topic or proximity including local YWCAs
, emergency hotlines, health clinics and crisis centres.
And to help create this demand, we are pleased to announce that the maker of the second-generation female condom -- the Female Health Company -- has agreed to provide thousands of free female condoms for HIV education programs conducted by YWCAs
around the world.
Run by and for women, YWCAs
provided a public meeting place and leadership training ground for women at a time when their sphere still was mainly in the home.
The IPL was a national YWCA
program with the YWCA
of WNY having the largest program in the country - one that was used as model by many other YWCAs
Despite having similar acronyms (YMCA and YWCA
), sharing the same abbreviated nickname (the Y), and the fact that several local YWCAs
and YMCAs have merged, these are two distinct organizations with different origins and missions.
Through its nearly 300 affiliated local YWCAs
and its headquarters in Washington, D.
As the nation turns its attention to the high incidence of hate crimes, YWCAs
across the country are preparing for the fourth annual YWCA
Week Without Violence Oct.
This week it will partner with four local YWCAs
and place the ads in newspapers in communities with high HIV female infection rates -- Baltimore, Houston, Miami, and Washington, D.
Our nearly 300 local YWCAs
offer a variety of interesting, meaningful and engaging volunteer opportunities that serve women, girls and families," said Lorraine Cole, Ph.
Hallmarks of Racial Justice and Women's Economic Advancement are the common threads that unite all YWCAs
across the country, reflect our strategic purpose and have a measurable impact in each YWCA
community," said Lorraine Cole, Ph.
We value the incredible work of our YWCA
volunteers and hope the President's call for service will encourage even more people to learn about the important work of our local YWCAs
and become part of our volunteer network.