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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

Mask Wearing in our Building

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

** 8.23.21 Update – The Buncombe County Covid positivity rate is up to 8.5%. On Wednesday, August 18th, the Board of Commissioners declared a State of Emergency due to the spread of COVID in our community. Effective Monday, August 23rd, masks will be required in all areas of the YWCA facility, regardless of vaccination status.… Continue Reading Mask Wearing in our Building

The conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 killing of George Floyd is an indication that the police brutality and violence that has plagued our nation will no longer stand, and the blatant disregard of Black lives and people of color will no longer be tolerated.  Today’s verdict offers a moment… Continue Reading The conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin

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.