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Social Justice Book Club

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

YWCA of Asheville is excited to further promote our mission of eliminating racism and empowering women by hosting our first social justice book club event! The Club will meet at 6pm at Firestorm Books & Coffee on Tuesday, April 23rd. RSVP is required. Our first book is called Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and… Continue Reading Social Justice Book Club

Reflections on the “Power to Heal” Film Screening

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

On Monday, February 25th, the YWCA of Asheville, Asheville  Buncombe Institute of Parity Achievement (ABIPA), and American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) hosted a free film screening of Power to Heal, followed by a discussion with community members. Kathey Avery, an RN at ABIPA, facilitated a lively discussion on the film with catered food provided… Continue Reading Reflections on the “Power to Heal” Film Screening

Community Listening Sessions

Friday, February 8, 2019

YWCA Seeks Input and New Leadership as CEO Beth Maczka Announces Departure ( Español  abajo) Beth Maczka has announced that she will be stepping down from her role as CEO of YWCA, effective May 2019. In response, the YWCA Board of Directors will host two Community Listening Sessions on Tuesday, February 12th to gather input… Continue Reading Community Listening Sessions

2019 Women’s March on Asheville

Saturday, January 12, 2019

YWCA of Asheville is proud to march in the 2019 Women’s March on Asheville on Sunday, January 20th in downtown Asheville. We invite our community to march with us. Please meet at 10:30 am in front of Pack’s Tavern to march together in solidarity with the mission of the Women’s March: “The mission of Women’s March… Continue Reading 2019 Women’s March on Asheville

Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16

Friday, December 7, 2018

If you have type 2 diabetes or are at-risk, the YWCA of Asheville offers a life-changing journey: our Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program.  Over the course of 7-1/2 months, participants and facilitators in YWCA’s Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program explore the  how and why of making healthy choices, develop valuable relationships with health professionals, and establish… Continue Reading Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Program Launches January 16