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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.  

Asheville Citizen-Times | COVID-19 vaccine: Communication, building trust key to reaching people of color, experts say

Monday, February 1, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: Communication, building trust key to reaching people of color, experts say Asheville Citizen-Times  (February 1, 2021 by Derek Lacey) — For a successful COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Buncombe County, officials and health providers are going to have to dig deep, communicate and connect with people of color, experts say. In a panel discussion Jan.… Continue Reading Asheville Citizen-Times | COVID-19 vaccine: Communication, building trust key to reaching people of color, experts say

YWCA de Asheville nombra a latina como CEO provisional

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

La Noticia  (December 16, 2020, by Marlen Cardenas) — Diana Sierra: CEO provisional de YWCA de Asheville Sierra tiene una licenciatura en trabajo social de la Universidad James Madison, una maestría en trabajo social de Hunter College y una trabajadora social clínica licenciada. Sierra se mudó a Asheville hace más de siete años desde Brooklyn,… Continue Reading YWCA de Asheville nombra a latina como CEO provisional

Call to Action – Tell Congress We Need More COVID-19 Relief Before Year’s End

Monday, December 7, 2020

Call to Action – Tell Congress We Need More COVID-19 Relief Before Year’s End COVID-19 cases are surging, resources are being stretched to their lowest levels, and provisions from the CARES Act — like unemployment insurance, paid leave, and Paycheck Protection Program support — are set to expire at the end of this month. Despite… Continue Reading Call to Action – Tell Congress We Need More COVID-19 Relief Before Year’s End

“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