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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

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

Get out the Vote – 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020

CLOSING EARLY, GENERAL ELECTION DAY We are closing at noon to get out and vote. Ensuring access to the voting booth, especially for women of color, is an important part of the YWCA of Asheville’s commitment to eliminating racism and empowering women. Our staff is comprised of 40% people of color and 86% women. With… Continue Reading Get out the Vote – 2020