YWCA Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

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YWCA Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

Friday, June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022 In a devastating blow to the reproductive rights of women, girls, and childbearing people, the Supreme Court issued a ruling this morning in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overrules Roe v. Wade and allows states to restrict or ban abortion. For over 50 years, YWCA has advocated for reproductive justice and a woman’s… Continue Reading YWCA Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

WE WELCOME LIGHT A PATH TO OUR FAMILY

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Light a Path (LAP), formerly an independent organization, has become an official program of the YWCA of Asheville’s Health and Wellness Department. The program’s focus is perfectly aligned with YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women by increasing representation and serving underserved spaces. As you read in Diana’s letter, through its all-volunteer team’s work… Continue Reading WE WELCOME LIGHT A PATH TO OUR FAMILY

Melinda Aponte of YWCA Asheville Named CACFP Inspire Collaboration Award Finalist

Friday, May 20, 2022

Melinda Aponte has never met a barrier she and her child nutrition team at YWCA of Asheville couldn’t overcome, and the same was demonstrated in her relentless pursuit of collaboration throughout the pandemic crisis. The nutrition program at YW serves 50,000 meals to 600 children annually through two separate programs. Forty-three percent of children in… Continue Reading Melinda Aponte of YWCA Asheville Named CACFP Inspire Collaboration Award Finalist