Furthermore, she served as regional chair of the YWCAs of New England Council and is a member of the National Association of YWCA Executives.
Cavaioli, executive director of the YWCA of Central Massachusetts, will receive WCCA-TV 13's annual Father Michael Bafaro Humanitarian Award on Oct.
While in reality YWCAs were contested and dynamic sites of power, class, and ethnic relations, they symbolized the increasingly diverse roles that women played in the urban landscape as workers, policy developers, and educators in the public sphere.
Smith Trust Cottages (1905 and 1906 rather than 1902 and 1907, respectively) and missing projects, including a boarding house for Fabiola Hospital nurses (1905) and work for the Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego YWCAs.
The American YWCA, inaugurated in 1858, began with a commitment to personal piety and social service and grew to incorporate educational methods and leadership training, traditions that were also part of the English and Continental YWCAs.
This article examines three such organizational streams--missionary study in clubs and curricula in institutions of higher education for women, formation of the YWCA, and numerous philanthropic and service organizations founded, led, and staffed by women.
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.
USA will usher in a new era by the end of the year, not only with its first permanent CEO in more than two years, but also a new governance structure for the 250-affiliate organization for women.