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“We’ll still be here doing the work even when the hashtags fade.” – YWCA of Asheville

Friday, November 13, 2020

Local nonprofits stand firm in the fight for racial justice Mountain Xpress  (November 12, 2020, by Thomas Calder) — For many local nonprofits that advocate for racial justice, the May 25 killing of George Floyd marked the start of a new phase. The Racial Justice Coalition, for example, experienced a spike in donations amid the… Continue Reading “We’ll still be here doing the work even when the hashtags fade.” – YWCA of Asheville

Virtual Angel Giving Tree

Friday, November 13, 2020

This holiday season we are reimaging traditions for a safer,  socially distant world and our Angel Tree is going virtual. 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… Continue Reading Virtual Angel Giving Tree

Bracing for a Shecession: the onset of our nation’s first female led recession

Sunday, November 1, 2020

ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES (November 1, 2020) — Fueled by disappearing service-sector jobs and a lack of child care options, our nation is experiencing the onset of our first female-led recession– more appropriately, a “Shecession.”  At the same time, women— who are the majority of essential workers— have been pushed to the frontlines of the pandemic without sufficient… Continue Reading Bracing for a Shecession: the onset of our nation’s first female led recession