THIS IS IT! Your chance to join the movement to #EliminateRacism and #EmpowerWomen everywhere is happening right now! This #GivingTuesday, make your #GiveToHerTuesday gifts now! Support @YWCAofasheville today! ...

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Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday, your chance to join our movement to #eliminateracism and #empowerwomen help us meet our goal of $10,000 so that we can continue to serve our community as we have this year. Every little bit helps! Thank you for your support. ...

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Our Virtual Angel tree is up for this holiday season. This gift tree provides our broader YWCA community a path to join us as we aim to support our program participants and their families with a holiday season full of love and support.

If you would like to adopt a family this holiday season please follow the link in our bio.

#YWCAisonaMission #EliminatingRacism #EmpoweringWomen #AngelTree
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Remind your elected officials today that the needs of your family and your community are their priority. Make sure you're #VoteReady and text friends reminding them to do the same! GOTV22 #GetOutTheVote #GOTV #YWomenVote #WomenAreVoting

Link in bio for voting resources.
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Our newest Health & Wellness addition reminds us that it's always the perfect time to practice self-compassion and improve your resilience and self-worth. This course is available for individual drop ins and as a full session. Link in bio to learn more. ...

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We are closing the week with #SelfCareSaturday and encourage you to take the time to engage in healing and self-care as a provider, advocate, activist, or survivor. This restorative yoga class for our community comes from our newest program, Light a Path, and focuses on yoga, meditation, strength training, and running for the incarcerated, the unhoused, older adults, and those in recovery. Your own mental and physical well-being and will help make you an even more powerful advocate for your causes and clients. — with Community. Our final #WeekWithoutViolence Free Community Class will be today at noon or enjoy a restorative yoga class for your home practice linked in our bio. ...

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October News from YWCA of Asheville, link in bio. ...

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Advocacy Day of Action Capitol Hill Call-In Day This Capitol Hill Call-In Day, we invite you to engage your Members of Congress by taking action online; calling your legislators; and engaging with these discussions on social media using #WWV22 and tweeting at your Member of Congress. Link in Bio. ...

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#WeekWithoutViolence 2022 starts TODAY! Join us all week long as we raise awareness and #CenterSurvivors so that together, we can end #GenderBasedViolence. Visit the link on our bio for this week's schedule including free community wellness classes designed to support survivors and those help workers that support them. #WWV22 #EndGBV ...

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Due to popular demand, we have added a second session of our 10-week Tai Chi course and it begins on August 31st. Link in bio for more info. ...

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We are excited for our next cohort for our virtual 3-part Racial Justice Workshop beginning this Tuesday, July 19-21, from 2-3:30pm (ET)! This is an in-depth educational experience that includes context specific to Asheville's history. We only have a couple spots left for this upcoming series, so be sure to register now! Link in bio ...

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The #SCOTUS decision to overturn #RoevWade has already taken the right to choose away from millions. @ebonikwilliams and YWCA USA COO @elisharhodes_ will discuss what the decision means for women and all people who can become pregnant, and how we can move forward in the struggle to protect #AbortionRights and reproductive health care. Join @ywcausa TOMORROW on Instagram Live at 11 a.m. ET for a conversation you don’t want to miss! ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Today the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade and an individual's constitutional right to an abortion in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.
This generation will be the nation's first in almost 50 years to come of age without a constitutionally protected right to abortion, turning back the clock to a time of limited rights and opportunities that no young person in America today has ever known.
As we all continue to process this egregious decision, join advocates across the country at a rally in your community as we stand up and tell the Courts #WeWontGoBack
Link in Bio for our full statement
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Upcoming Rallies and Protests:
Western North Carolina Rally for Reproductive Rights
Where: Rabbit Rabbit - 75 Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC
When: Friday, June 24, 5PM (speakers will begin at 5:30PM)
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic
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Abort the Supreme Court
Where: Pack Square Amphitheater - 80 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC
When: Friday, June 24, gather at 7pm and March 8pm
Mountain Area Abortion Doula Collective
Vigil for Women’s Rights
Where: Veterans Park - 10 Veterans Park Dr, Black Mountain, NC
When: Friday, June 24, 5:30-6:30pm
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Not in the Asheville Area? Link in Bio for search of your local events with @wewontgoback
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Today is #Juneteenth! Now officially a federal holiday, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. As we celebrate this milestone for #RacialJustice in America and reflect on the progress made toward #RacialEquity, today's commemoration also calls us to consider the work that remains to create a world that is truly equitable. ...

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