Voter Registration Drives with YWCA MV

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Voter Registration Drives with YWCA MV

Friday, September 18, 2020

YWCA Mohawk Valley to Participate in National Voter Registration Day Agency Hosting Registration Drives on Tuesday, September 22 YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) will host two registration drives on Tuesday, September 22 in recognition of National Voter Registration Day. The first drive will be held in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Utica-Rome… Continue Reading Voter Registration Drives with YWCA MV

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Guest Blog: How to Speak Up Against Discrimination in the Workplace

Monday, August 31, 2020

How to Speak Up Against Discrimination in the Workplace By Megan Grams, Guest Blogger for YWCA Mohawk Valley   Despite being criminalized across the country, discrimination still persists in American workplaces. A Vox report on workplace discrimination based on age, gender, race, and disability notes that while more than 100,000 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) cases are closed each… Continue Reading Guest Blog: How to Speak Up Against Discrimination in the Workplace

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YWCA MV Holds Virtual Annual Meeting, Welcomes New Board Members, Presents Oreatha Bowens Award

Monday, June 29, 2020

YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) held their 2020 annual meeting virtually on Thursday, June 25. CEO Dianne Stancato opened the meeting addressing the social unrest across the country and echoed national calls for racial justice and equality. “We’re on a mission and we’re here to do the work,” she said. “We’ve seen very little progress… Continue Reading YWCA MV Holds Virtual Annual Meeting, Welcomes New Board Members, Presents Oreatha Bowens Award

YWCA Statement on the Murders of Amhaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

Monday, May 18, 2020

YWCA USA Calls for an Investigation into the Murders of Amhaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor Our hearts go out to the families of Amhaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. YWCA joins others whom we know are deeply troubled by the lack of accountability for unjustified police violence against individuals and communities of color. These are not… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on the Murders of Amhaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor

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Salute Postponed

Thursday, March 12, 2020

In light of recent concerns surrounding COVID-19 and our concern for the health and safety of our community, we have decided to postpone our Salute to Outstanding Women awards ceremony and Salute Reveal reception until a date to be determined in either late summer or early fall. We want to be able to provide these… Continue Reading Salute Postponed