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Week Without Violence – 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

BEYOND RESILIENCE FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING Week Without Violence is part of a global movement with YWCAs across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls. For more than 20 years, we have set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence – a week to raise awareness… Continue Reading Week Without Violence – 2021

Call for Advocacy – Improving Child Care Subsidy Rates: HB 574

Friday, August 27, 2021

Urge State Legislators to Increase Child Care Subsidy Rates Across the state, parents face a shortage of quality child care, which has been made worse by the pandemic. A team of state legislators is finalizing the state budget now – and we’re asking them to increase the child care subsidy reimbursement rate. Increasing the subsidy… Continue Reading Call for Advocacy – Improving Child Care Subsidy Rates: HB 574

Doing the Internal Work – Together

Monday, August 16, 2021

This past August, we, the YWCA of Asheville and WNC dedicated ourselves to an all-staff professional development week. This was an important time to connect with our needs as individuals, recommit and reaffirm our work in the community, and most importantly, center ourselves as a team.  We are grateful for our program partners at Light… Continue Reading Doing the Internal Work – Together