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AMEND Together Launch Forum

Thursday, November 5, 2020

YWCA Mohawk Valley Hosts Virtual Forum to Kick Off New Education Program YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) held a virtual forum October 29 to launch AMEND Together. AMEND Together is a primary prevention initiative dedicated to ending violence against women and girls by engaging men and boys to be a part of the solution. Developed… Continue Reading AMEND Together Launch Forum

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Steps to Stop Violence 2020: Total Steps Announcement

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Together, we’re taking the steps to end domestic violence for good. This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we launched Steps to Stop Violence, a new awareness initiative as a partner to Take Back the Night (TBTN). COVID-19 meant we weren’t able to take to the streets together this year. Instead, we created this quarantine-friendly walk to replace the traditional… Continue Reading Steps to Stop Violence 2020: Total Steps Announcement

Set a Personal Milestone by Registering to Vote: Deadline Friday, October 9!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

By definition, a milestone is an indicator (physical or otherwise) set along a path to mark the distance to a particular destination. This year, we marked two significant milestones — 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment granting (some) women the right to vote and 55 years since the passage of the Voting… Continue Reading Set a Personal Milestone by Registering to Vote: Deadline Friday, October 9!

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