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Women Supporting Women: Mobilizing Women in 2019 and Beyond

December 6, 2019 Episode #24 Subscribe to the Organize Your Butterflies Podcast: APPLE PODCASTS  |  GOOGLE PLAY  |  STITCHER  |  SPOTIFY | TUNEIN | RSS   In the latest episode of “Organize Your Butterflies,” YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo chats with Cecile Richards, a co-founder of Supermajority, a New York Times bestselling author for her  book Make Trouble, and the former President of […]

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Moms Equal Pay: Closing the Wage Gap

YWCA USA CEO Alejandra Y. Castillo was interviewed by USA TODAY about the wage gap, as the organization joined the National Women’s Law Center and other nonprofits in “commemorating” Moms Equal Pay Day on June 10—the date marking how far into the year that the average working mom has to work to earn what the average […]

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Hearing Fear, Not Acting On It: Discussing Conversations About Racism

This episode of Organize Your Butterflies features a conversation with YWCA National Capital Area CEO Monica Gray. The discussion includes suggestions on how to best engage in difficult conversations about race and racism, the significance of lending helpful tools and language to make the conversation productive and civil, and learning to hear people’s fear rather […]

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YWCA Lancaster Announces new CEO

YWCA Lancaster Announces new CEO Lancaster, Pa. (September 17, 2019) – YWCA Lancaster is pleased to announce the appointment of Stacie Blake as its new CEO.  Ms. Blake began work at the agency in early September. Ms. Blake has over fifteen years of senior management experience at local, state and national levels in the social […]

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Congratulations to our Honorees

Dr. Tererai Trent

YWCA Lancaster Announces 2019 Women of Achievement Honorees Lancaster, Pa. (August 6, 2019) – YWCA Lancaster is excited to announce the six honorees for the Women of Achievement Awards. These deserving women have exemplified “women on a mission” — in their chosen fields and in our community. The six honorees are: Timbrel Adidala, Creator and […]

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YWCA Lancaster Welcomes Dr. Tererai Trent

Dr. Tererai Trent

Do you know a Woman on a Mission? YWCA Lancaster is Now Accepting Nominations for the 3rd Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon! Lancaster, Pa. (May 21, 2019) – Nominations are now being accepted for the 3rd Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon. YWCA Lancaster is excited to host this Luncheon which will honor six deserving women […]

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Take a break from the hustle and bustle and join us for Tea

The holiday season is here and like most, we’re busy running from one function to another or figuring out what gifts to give loved ones. In the midst of all the chaos, you’re invited to our building for a relaxing afternoon tea. This event takes place on Wednesday December 12, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Many people […]

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Special Thanks to Standard Process for their Generosity

Lancaster, Pa. (December 13, 2018) – Each year, the children in YWCA Lancaster Child Care center celebrate the season during the winter solstice, complete with light refreshments, cookies and gifts for the children. This year, the twelve Standard Process Pennsylvania Distribution Center employees stepped up and purchased $1,500 in donated gifts for the children. They […]

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Be our hero during the Extra Give

The hero Showcase: YWCA Lancaster’s ExtraGive Event YWCA Lancaster will host a unique, artistic event during this year’s ExtraGive. Over the past year, the organization has brought to life the hero campaign, a movement that focuses on giving names and faces to the heroes of the Lancaster community through storytelling. At this year’s ExtraGive, YWCA […]

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