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AAPI Solidarity Conversation – Racism Hurts Everyone

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Racism hurts everyone! Watch the recording of our conversation between the YWCA of Asheville and our siblings at Our Voice. During the discussion, we navigated some of the intersections that create the current landscape of hate towards the AAPI community.  

Social Justice Virtual Hangout Hour

Friday, March 26, 2021

As part of the YWCA’s commitment to eliminating racism, we have launched a weekly virtual Social Justice Hangout Hour hosted by Tre Williams, YWCA Racial Justice Advocate + RJC Member. These Friday gatherings, from noon to 1 pm, serve as a space to discuss relevant topics, raise awareness around racial equity and justice, engage with… Continue Reading Social Justice Virtual Hangout Hour

Continuing the Challenge – Violence Against the AAPI Community Is Not the Exception, It Is The Norm

Friday, March 26, 2021

  Violence Against the AAPI Community Is Not the Exception, It Is The Norm We’ve just concluded our March 21 Day Challenge on Racial Equity and Social Justice. The conversation continues with this continuing the challenge because the work is not over! As we see markers like continued anti-Asian racism and the coddling and rationalizing… Continue Reading Continuing the Challenge – Violence Against the AAPI Community Is Not the Exception, It Is The Norm

Meeting Katie Zambrano – YWCA’s Women’s Empowerment Intern

Monday, March 22, 2021

Katie Zambrano has all the qualities of an empowered woman. She’s a hardworking student pursuing her Master’s in Social Work from Western Carolina University. She’s —-and passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. We’re thrilled to have her as part of our team at the YWCA.  What draws you to the field… Continue Reading Meeting Katie Zambrano – YWCA’s Women’s Empowerment Intern

More Vegetables from the Garden

Monday, March 22, 2021

Spring has sprung, at the YWCA which means that our talented Nutrition team is cooking up new ways to serve fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables to the children in our Early Learning and Empowerment Child Care programs. We are so grateful to be partnering with Grace Covenant’s Community Garden to receive produce grown specifically for… Continue Reading More Vegetables from the Garden