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August 2019

Community Blood Drive

August 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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We are hosting a blood drive at our location on 110 N. Lime Street for the American Red Cross on Monday, August 26 from 10 a.m.  3 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCross.org and enter: YWCA to schedule an appointment. Amazon is thanking donors with a $5 Amazon.com gift card July 29 - Aug. 29. Not enough people donate blood. Only you can fill in the #MissingTypes.

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September 2019

Novel Ideas Book Club

September 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Novel Ideas: A Mission Book Club. Calling all book lovers and change makers! Join Novel Ideas, YWCA Lancaster’s interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects. Titles include non-fiction, fiction, graphic novels, and memoirs. Most are readily accessible, in various media forms, through our amazing regional libraries. Topics will range from current events and social movements to more personal glimpses of life and female empowerment. <!-- -->Please help us choose from the following books for…

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Racial Justice Institute

September 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - September 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Lancaster County Community Foundation, 24 W King St
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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The Racial Justice Institute (RJI), comprised of level one (I) and level two (II), is one of the YWCA Lancaster’s core programs coming out of the social justice department. It is an intensive three-day session and we are excited to offer it to you on September 11 – 13! To register, fill out the form below and choose your registration level: ADVOCATE $450: Subsidized registration for students and/or those with fixed incomes. SUSTAINER $650: Actual cost needed to break even for…

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October 2019

Lunch and Learn with Fran Rodriguez

October 3, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Planting Seeds for Legacy & Community Growth Whether we’re leading grassroots movements, non-profit organizations, households or schools, how might we create pathways for others to build upon our legacy? When was the last time you considered succession planning, and what/who does that involve? During our time together, I’ll share my WHY.   About Fran Rodriguez: In 2004, Fran was appointed by Governor Edward G. Rendell to serve on the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs (GACLA). She served as…

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Week Without Violence – Red Sand Project

October 14, 2019 - October 18, 2019
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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YWCA Lancaster is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. Week Without Violence 2019 is part of a global movement with YWCA's across the country and around the world to end violence against women and girls. At YWCA, we know that not all violence is acknowledged or responded to equally and that some victims go unrecognized altogether. That’s why, for more than 20 years, YWCA has set aside one…

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November 2019

Open House – Extraordinary Give

November 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Stop by our Open House as we showcase the programs and services we offer and talk about our vision for the future! Have a brief tour of our beautiful facility right at the corner of Lime and Orange Streets. We will share light refreshments and an opportunity to support the work we do across the Lancaster county community. Share this invitation! Drop by and tell us your ‘YWCA story’. Join us in our mission to eliminate discrimination and empower women.…

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January 2020

Community Blood Drive

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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YWCA Lancaster and the American Red Cross are hosting a community blood drive in the Maureen Powers Community Room at our building on 110 N. Lime Street on January 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter YWCA to schedule an appointment.   Or click here to be taken to their website. Download the Flier

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Racial Equity Institute

January 17 @ 8:30 am - January 19 @ 2:30 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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The Racial Equity Institute, Level 1, workshop (REI-1) is an intensive 2.5-day workshop representing YWCA Lancaster’s core social justice training program. This workshop gives participants a common understanding of racism and related concepts, including but not limited to, bias, white privilege, internalized racism, and structural racism. REI-1 is a foundation for working toward dismantling the institutional and systemic racism that is present in our lives, and in the institutions and organizations of which we are all a part. Participants leave…

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Rev Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Join us for a community wide celebration of the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a book reading, refreshments and fun activities for children. What:  Kids, ages from birth to age 12, will be able to make crafts relating to peace, diversity and the life of Dr. King. We will be playing excerpts from his most famous speeches. There will also be book readings and children in attendance will receive their own copy of the book used for their reading.…

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February 2020

Lunch and Learn

February 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
YWCA Lancaster, 110 North Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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RACIAL EQUITY IN EDUCATION YWCA Lancaster “Lunch and Learn” events in 2020 will feature community dialogues on vital issues. Our first event is set for Friday, February 7 with our topic being: Racial Equity in Education Our 2 special guests are: Dr. Damaris Rau, Superintendent, School District of Lancaster Blanding P. Watson, President, NAACP Lancaster The event is co-sponsored by NAACP Lancaster and YWCA Lancaster and takes place on  Friday February 7, 2020, at YWCA Lancaster, 110 N. Lime St., Lancaster, Pa. There…

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